When Donald Trump first saw Alec Baldwin’s portrayal of him he went off the rails on Twitter, insisting that it was a “hit-job” and declared it was time for Saturday Night Live to end its years of television. “Media rigging election!” he closed. Trump isn’t letting the beef go either.
In an interview with “Extra’s” AJ Calloway, Trump seemed more subdued about his hatred for the Baldwin imitation.
“Well, I think I’m a much nicer guy than he’s portraying,” Trump said. “He’s portraying someone who’s very mean and nasty, and I’m not mean and nasty. I think I’m a much nicer person than he’s portraying, so I think it’s an inaccurate portrayal of me.”
While Trump might not seem as seething as he was that night on Twitter, he has no intention of having anything to do with SNL ever again.
“They want me to go back. No, I’m not interested in going back… They’re making me out to be a very mean, bad kind of a guy and that’s not me,” he insisted.
Trump also weighed in on the recent firing of “Today Show” anchor Billy Bush, who was caught up in Trump’s “Access Hollywood” tape scandal. He said that the incident was “too bad” what “they did to him,” not clarifying who “they” is.
“I have always liked Billy, but I have not [spoken to him]… but I always found Billy to be a good guy,” he said.
Watch the full interview below: