Emmys Co-Host Michael Che Slams Trump’s ‘SNL’ Stint

Michael Che talks to Variety about co-hosting the Emmys. (Variety/YouTube

Saturday Night Live star Michael Che had some harsh words for President Donald Trump Thursday.

Che, who will host the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards Monday alongside his “Weekend Update” co-star Colin Jost, slammed Trump’s November 2015 appearance on SNL as “unfunny” in an interview with NPR.

“[It was] working with an unfunny, insecure dude,” he said about the experience.

The 35-year-old comedian also confessed he’s not eager to have the president back, stating: “But for me, I don’t mind anybody being on the show, because I think something good can come out of anything in comedy.  But I wouldn’t go for it [again]. … I don’t know what the ‘win’ is. I don’t think people find him funny.”

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Although Trump has yet to address Che’s remarks, he has blasted SNL and Alec Baldwin’s popular impression of him numerous times.

“@NBCNews is bad but Saturday Night Live is the worst of NBC,” the president railed on Twitter in January 2017. “Not funny, cast is terrible, always a complete hit job. Really bad television!”

And in March, Trump came for Baldwin, tweeting:  “Alec Baldwin, whose dying mediocre career was saved by his terrible impersonation of me on SNL, now says playing me was agony. Alec, it was agony for those who were forced to watch. Bring back Darrell Hammond, funnier and a far greater talent!”

NBC will air the Emmys on Monday, September 17, at 8 ET/5PT.

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