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The Sean Spicer Joke Should’ve Ended on the Emmy Stage. The Problem Is, It Didn’t.

One of the most random moments of Emmys 2017 was definitely Actual Sean Spicer coming out on stage a la Melissa McCarthy, complete with rolling podium, and being the punchline to a joke set up by Stephen Colbert. This moment definitely elicited some mixed reactions, both from the audience in the auditorium, and the viewing audience at home.

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Sean Spicer Stars In the First Shocking Moment of Emmys 2017

Stephen Colbert did a passable, if sometimes slightly uncomfortable musical number to open Emmys 2017, followed by an increasingly political opening monologue. It got so political, in fact, that a very "popular" participant in recent political goings-on actually made an appearance. No, not Melissa McCarthy playing him, but the man himself. That's right! Spicey took to the Emmys stage! And it was weird and kinda awesome. 

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Everything’s a Circus With White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s Resignation

The gratingest show on Earth.

Big news in the Trump administration that isn't directly related to Russian scandals or bad policies: Press Secretary Sean Spicer has resigned his post, and everything has gone bananas—but in a funny way this time.

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CNN Found an Excellent Workaround for the White House’s Camera Ban

Over the last five months, Sean Spicer and the rest of the White House team have made a number of attempts to get around that whole pesky "free & independent press" thing. They've tried having closed-door, invitation-only briefings (that didn't go over well), they've tried hiding in bushes (ditto), and now they've banned cameras from the White House press briefings.

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Sean Spicer Got Booed at Today’s Press Briefing & the Internet Has No Sympathy

After about two weeks off, Sean Spicer was back behind the White House press podium today, because Trump is apparently really enjoying dragging out his firing. The briefing, as you might expect, did not go well.

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Sean Spicer Might Be Gone, But Melissa McCarthy’s SNL Outtakes Are Forever

Saturday Night Live released a behind-the-scenes video of Melissa McCarthy's Travelling Sean Spicer, just in time for the actual press secretary's possible departure.

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Melissa McCarthy Went High This Weekend so SNL Could Go Deliciously Low

The viciousness of McCarthy's Spicer sketch was balanced by the genuine niceness of her opening monologue, which is a big reason why both worked so well.

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Melissa McCarthy Was Back as Sean Spicer on SNL – But the Cold Open Had The Most Brutal Trump Takedown

Melissa McCarthy returned as a hilariously distraught Sean Spicer on Saturday Night Live, but the Cold Open cut right to the quick of Trump's devastating effect on America's institutions.

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The Hiding Sean Spicer Meme is Now Spring’s Hottest Gardening Trend

After White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer hid "among" the bushes to avoid answering questions about the firing of James Comey, one intrepid arts and crafts auteur has made a template for people to create their own "Garden Spicer" peeping out of the shrubbery.

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Melissa McCarthy Continues to Give SNL the Best & Weirdest Promos Possible

A Spicey in the streets.

Melissa McCarthy was seen shooting an SNL segment Friday, rolling Sean Spicer's podium through Midtown Manhattan.

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Things We Saw Today: Little Boy Demands Apology From Mike Pence After VP Accidentally Hit Him In the Face

I'll take my acts of resistance wherever I can get them these days. RESIST, kid. RESIST.

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Melissa McCarthy Returns as Sean Spicer For “Our Last Easter on Earth”

Melissa McCarthy returned to Saturday Night Live for her darkest Sean Spicer skit yet.

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The Internet Making Sean Spicer Defend Movie Villains Is the Best Thing About Sean Spicer

A low bar to clear.

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is bad at his job for several reasons, including that his boss is a nonsense person who regularly says and does things for which there is no defense. That doesn't stop him from trying, though, and when he's not making Holocaust comparisons that result in calls for his firing, he weaves plenty of nonsense of his own to defend the indefensible. Naturally, the Internet has run with that.

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Nathan Fielder Is Trolling Sean Spicer with Holocaust Awareness & Athletic Wear

Sean Spicer has made it very clear that he needs a great deal of Holocaust education, and Nathan Fielder has just the clothing company to help.

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Go to Your Happy Place With the Muppets Mashup Sean Spicer Was Asking For

White House press secretary is a hard enough job when your boss isn't Donald Trump, a man who regularly says ridiculous, indefensible things—especially when that same man demands endless adulation from anyone and everyone in return. This has given us a lot to mock about Sean Spicer, and we've happily obliged, with this Muppets parody from The Late Show needling him over the Trump team's trademark boasting.

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“You Don’t Get to Tell Other People What Racism Is!”: Sean Spicer’s April Ryan Comment Has Sparked a Heated Debate

There are plenty of people pointing out that Sean Spicer is a dismissive jerk to everybody, and treats all members of the press with equal condescension. But for everyone else, it's hard to look at the way Spicer talked to journalist April Ryan yesterday as if she were his petulant child and not see something different there.

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April Ryan Is a Name You Should Know

Hero.

Sean Spicer scolded April Ryan like a child during the White House press briefing. April Ryan is no damn child.

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That Just Went From Bad to Worse: Major Media Outlets Have Been Banned From White House Press Briefings

This is not normal.

There's a word for that.

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Melissa McCarthy Returns to SNL as Sean “Spicey” Spicer

Melissa McCarthy returned to Saturday Night Live with her impression of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

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In Today’s ‘Yeah, Obviously’ News, Sean Spicer Isn’t the Biggest Fan of Saturday Night Live These Days

Shocking, we know.

From the sound of it, there are a lot of hurt feelings in the White House over these recent SNL impressions.

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