Melissa McCarthy’s impression of Sean Spicer has earned her a lot of praise since it’s SNL debut in Feb.
It was an unconventional choice that ending up hitting all the right notes, in part because of how naturally it seemed to fit her.
McCarthy went on Ellen with her husband, Ben Falcone, to discuss how she ended up playing one of the most prevalent press secretaries in history.
McCarthy said that she didn’t pitch the idea, and originally she didn’t understand why SNL wanted her to play him— “cut to, somebody being like, ‘boy, do you really look like that guy.'” Read more…