Saturday Night Live cast member Pete Davidson responded to Donald Trump’s criticism of the program, firing off a short, terse message to the President-elect on social media on Sunday.
The 23-year-old comedian struck back at Trump in an Instagram post Sunday by re-posting one of the President-elect’s tweets and adding a simple caption: “Never been more proud. F*ck you b*tch.”
Earlier Sunday, Trump said he had watched parts of Saturday Night Live‘s most recent episode and found it “totally one-sided, biased” and not funny at all. The most recent episode of the long-running NBC sketch comedy show saw Alec Baldwin return to play Trump in a skit in which he is seen fumbling his way through his presidential duties.
Trump previously criticized the program in October, shortly after Baldwin made his first appearance as Trump opposite cast member Kate McKinnon’s impersonation of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.
“Watched Saturday Night Live hit job on me.Time to retire the boring and unfunny show. Alec Baldwin portrayal stinks. Media rigging election!” Trump tweeted last month.
Davidson poked fun at Trump during Saturday night’s episode, telling Weekend Update anchor Colin Jost that the worst part of the billionaire Republican’s presidency is that now “anyone thinks they can be run for office,” citing rapper Kanye West’s recent hints that he may run.
Davidson joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 2014, when he was just 20 years old. The comedian has since made appearances on Comedy Central’s roasts of Justin Bieber and Rob Lowe. During the latter appearance, Davidson cracked some brutal jokes at the expense of fellow roaster and conservative commentator Ann Coulter, whom he called a “c***.”
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