Everything Tina Fey touches turns to gold, or to an orange-tinged tan beneath a ghastly blonde wig. In The Hollywood Reporter‘s cover story about SNL and American politics, Lorne Michaels revealed that it was Fey who first floated the idea of her one-time 30 Rock co-star.
“She said, ‘Well, the person that should really play [Trump] is Alec’,” Michaels told THR. “And I went, ‘Yeah!’ A light went on.”
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