Alec Baldwin’s impersonations of Donald Trump on ‘SNL’ have hit the nail so precisely on the head that the new president himself has even criticised them on numerous occasions. However, the actor has hinted that he won’t be doing them for that much longer.

Baldwin’s impressions, along with those of Melissa McCarthy ripping it out of press secretary Sean Spicer, have coincided with a ratings boost for ‘Saturday Night Live’.

However, the 58 year old Hollywood star intimated to Extra in an interview on Monday (March 6th) that he’s strongly considering packing in his lampoons of the rage-tweeter-in-chief soon.

Alec Baldwin Hilaria BaldwinAlec Baldwin with his wife Hilaria in summer 2016

“The maliciousness of this White House has people very worried, which is why I’m not going to do it much longer by the way, the impersonation,” Baldwin said. “I don’t know how much more people can take it, you know.”

He debuted the impersonation back in early October 2016, near the end of the presidential election and after the controversial debates with Trump’s defeated Democrat foe Hillary Clinton.

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At the time, Trump made his feelings clear about Baldwin’s impression of him, saying that it “stinks” and demonstrated that the mainstream media had it in for his campaign, calling it “media rigging”.

Even after he had won in November, he couldn’t let it go, telling Matt Lauer in an interview: “I don’t think that his imitation of me gets me at all and it’s meant to be very mean-spirited, which is very biased, and I don’t like it.”

Baldwin, who has tweeted that he would stop his impressions if Trump released his tax returns, is certainly no fan of the new Republican president and his attitude to ‘SNL’.

“Trump just overwhelmingly lacks any sportsmanship. He remains, bitter, and angry,” Baldwin continued in the new interview. “And you want to look at him and go, ‘You won!’ His policies aside, which you can hate, I thought he would have just relaxed and said, hey man, there’s a style the president has to have.”

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