Alec Baldwin: Playing Trump has made me hope 'a meteor hits this building'
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Actor Alec Baldwin says that he does not want to play President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrat calls on White House to withdraw ambassador to Belarus nominee TikTok collected data from mobile devices to track Android users: report Peterson wins Minnesota House primary in crucial swing district MORE again on "Saturday Night Live," telling an interviewer that playing the character some times makes him wish a meteor would strike 30 Rockefeller Plaza and kill him.

In an interview with Deadline, Baldwin explained why he had no desire to play the character for which he won an Emmy Award in 2017.


“I don’t want to do it anymore,” Baldwin told the news outlet. “I don’t think it’s doing anything. It’s not doing anything good or bad for him.”

Sometimes, he adds, playing Trump on the show makes him “hope a meteor hits this building and it kills me.”

The actor did not rule out making a return to the show as the president, according to Deadline, adding that fans are eager to see him return to the cartoonish portrayal of Trump.

“They’re like, keep going. They need this to manage their pain," Baldwin said.

Earlier this year, Baldwin said that he thought "SNL" producer Lorne Michaels should find a new cast member or guest star to portray Trump on the program.

“I can’t imagine I would do it again. I just can’t,” he said in June. “They should find somebody who wants to do it."

Days later, he reversed his position, telling "Extra" that he would play Trump if approached by Michaels.

"[Michaels] is my good friend, and if they want me to come and do the show per my availability, I’d be more than happy,” Baldwin said at the time.