Actor Alec Baldwin’s popular impersonation of President Donald Trump on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” which he’s been doing on the sketch show for months, since way back when Trump was on the campaign circuit and Baldwin, like all other outspoken Democrats, was contently hopeful that Hillary Clinton would beat him, is so convincing that a newspaper has been fooled into printing a picture of Baldwin in place of a picture of the real Trump, taking him for the real deal.

El Nacional, the national newspaper of the Dominican Republic, mistakenly published a picture of Baldwin’s “Saturday Night Live” Trump on a story about the real-life President Trump, and captioned it as a picture of him, next to Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israel.

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The article was about the settlements in Israel, which Trump believes will do nothing towards bringing peace to the Middle East.

El Nacional has now issued a formal apology to its readers, saying they are sorry to “anyone affected” by the unfortunate and embarrassing mix-up. They also say that nobody at the paper identified the mishap before it went to print. The Associated Press had sent the picture of Baldwin to the newspaper with information about “SNL” and its content attached.

The satirical NBC sketch comedy show

Trump hates “SNL” and particularly hates Baldwin’s impressions of him, which he says “stink,” but he’s not the only member of his administration to be impersonated on the show. Beck Bennett plays a shirtless Vladimir Putin, while Melissa McCarthy plays “alternate facts” bullsh*tter Sean Spicer.

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Coincidentally, one of Baldwin’s most famous roles is Jack Donaghy, the Republican head of NBC, who oversees the production of a satirical sketch comedy on Tina Fey’s sitcom “30 Rock.”

Baldwin’s ‘The Boss Baby’ is out this April

Baldwin’s DreamWorks animated movie “The Boss Baby,” about a fast-talking businessman who’s also a baby, as he teams up with his older brother to take down a ruthless CEO, will be released in cinemas on 7 April. So, a #Film about taking down an evil businessman from Donald Trump’s biggest critic. Hmm. Baldwin lends his voice to the film alongside Steve Buscemi, talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow from “Friends,” and original “Spider-Man” Tobey Maguire.

Baldwin’s other upcoming projects include the animated film “Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad,” alongside James Franco, Jeremy Renner, John Cleese, Michael Madsen, and a whole load of other brilliant actors; Alexander Payne’s latest satirical comedy-drama “Downsizing,” starring Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig, about the real estate market when people can shrink themselves and land is therefore very cheap; “Drunk Parents,” a comedy about, well, drunk parents; romantic drama “Blind,” in which he plays a novelist blinded by a car accident who rediscovers happiness when he falls in love with Demi Moore; and “The Public,” directed and written by Emilio Estevez.

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He’ll also probably be showing up as Trump in “SNL” a fair few times in the coming weeks, too. #Television #Celebrities