Jim Carrey announces his retirement as SNL’s Joe Biden

Jim Carrey as Biden on SNL.
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Jim Carrey ‘s short reign as Saturday Night LiveResident Joe Biden has come to an end. Ahead of SNLthe last episode of 2020 hosted by Kristen Wiig, the actress took to Twitter on December 19 to announce that after running a six-episode run as Biden on the NBC series this year, he is retiring resigning the president. “Although my term was only six weeks, I was delighted to be chosen as your career SNL president… comedy has the highest responsibility, ”said Carrey. “I would like to go ahead and know that Biden is the winner because I got hold of that shock. But I’m just one in a long line of proud fighting SNL Bidens! A source close to the show also confirmed the news of Carrey’s departure.

Carrey started his first Biden tour SNL during the premiere of the 46th season in October with Maya Rudolph as Kamala Harris and, of course, Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump. “Some were interested. And then we responded, of course, positively, ”Lorne Michaels told Vulture about the throw before the start of the season. “But it came to discussions about what was taken … It will give energy and strength to the part, and… [Laughs.] I hope it’s funny. ”

Before Carrey took over Biden, many people portrayed the former vice-president during the 45th season: Jason Sudeikis, Woody Harrelson, and John Mulaney. SNL it has not yet been revealed who will take on the big role, so it’s only a matter of time before the show’s list of “fights” SNL Applications ”are going to take just a little longer.