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Melissa McCarthy returns on 'Saturday Night Live'

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Actress Melissa McCarthy returned on the TV show "Saturday Night Live" to reprise her impression of press secretary Sean Spicer, while taking a jibe at his gaffe involving Hitler and the Holocaust.

In the show, McCarthy came out in a bunny suit, a reference to Spicer having played the Easter Bunny at one of the White House's Easter Egg Roll events during the George Bush administration, reports variety.com.

Spicer shocked everyone during a briefing on April 11 while discussing US President Donald Trump's decision to launch air strikes on Syria in response to President Bashar al-Assad's use of chemical weapons on Syrian civilians.

Spicer stated that even Hitler didn't resort to using chemical weapons on his own people -- a comment that drew immediate corrections and a storm of criticism for insensitivity and lack of knowledge of the Holocaust. He later apologised for the same.

McCarthy as Spicer delivered an apology from a podium, but also criticised the press for inflating the incident.

"If you guys didn't focus on every little slur and lie I said," she said.

--IANS

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(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Melissa McCarthy returns on 'Saturday Night Live'

Actress Melissa McCarthy returned on the TV show "Saturday Night Live" to reprise her impression of White House press secretary Sean Spicer, while taking a jibe at his gaffe involving Hitler and the Holocaust.

Actress Melissa McCarthy returned on the TV show "Saturday Night Live" to reprise her impression of press secretary Sean Spicer, while taking a jibe at his gaffe involving Hitler and the Holocaust.

In the show, McCarthy came out in a bunny suit, a reference to Spicer having played the Easter Bunny at one of the White House's Easter Egg Roll events during the George Bush administration, reports variety.com.

Spicer shocked everyone during a briefing on April 11 while discussing US President Donald Trump's decision to launch air strikes on Syria in response to President Bashar al-Assad's use of chemical weapons on Syrian civilians.

Spicer stated that even Hitler didn't resort to using chemical weapons on his own people -- a comment that drew immediate corrections and a storm of criticism for insensitivity and lack of knowledge of the Holocaust. He later apologised for the same.

McCarthy as Spicer delivered an apology from a podium, but also criticised the press for inflating the incident.

"If you guys didn't focus on every little slur and lie I said," she said.

--IANS

sas/nn/

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Melissa McCarthy returns on 'Saturday Night Live'

Actress Melissa McCarthy returned on the TV show "Saturday Night Live" to reprise her impression of press secretary Sean Spicer, while taking a jibe at his gaffe involving Hitler and the Holocaust.

In the show, McCarthy came out in a bunny suit, a reference to Spicer having played the Easter Bunny at one of the White House's Easter Egg Roll events during the George Bush administration, reports variety.com.

Spicer shocked everyone during a briefing on April 11 while discussing US President Donald Trump's decision to launch air strikes on Syria in response to President Bashar al-Assad's use of chemical weapons on Syrian civilians.

Spicer stated that even Hitler didn't resort to using chemical weapons on his own people -- a comment that drew immediate corrections and a storm of criticism for insensitivity and lack of knowledge of the Holocaust. He later apologised for the same.

McCarthy as Spicer delivered an apology from a podium, but also criticised the press for inflating the incident.

"If you guys didn't focus on every little slur and lie I said," she said.

--IANS

sas/nn/

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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