Man oh man. Just listen to the acknowledgement pop McCarthy receives during her debut performance as Sean Spicer. The ovation’s not for the actress’ star power; the studio audience gets a tiny taste of McCarthy’s booming impression of Spicey and is immediately 100% on board.
Other comedians would have done an admirable job with the role, but McCarthy’s boorish, over-the-top portrayal has been one of highlights of Season 42.
“Now I’d like to begin today by apologizing on behalf of you to me for how you have treated me these last two weeks, and that apology is not accepted.”