Axios Mar 25, 2017
How Melissa McCarthy came to play Sean Spicer on SNL
The actress told Ellen DeGeneres on Friday that she was in New York when an old friend called, saying: "I hear you're in New York ... do you have any interest in coming in and doing Spicer for us?'"
"I was like 'What?!'' ... cut to somebody being like, 'Boy, you really look like that guy.' ... I feel like my dad and Sean Spicer had a baby, and it's me. Which makes it even stranger. ... the weirdest thing is you mess with your ears and it really changes the shape of your head..."