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In September of 2016, “Saturday Night Live” announced that actor Alec Baldwin would be replacing Darrell Hammond as the official Trump impersonator.

While SNL has had a successful history when it comes to mocking our nation's leader, once Baldwin put on his Trump wig it was clear that he had struck gold:

Credit: Independent Journal Review/SNL

Within no time, Baldwin's Trump impersonation had taken SNL's ratings to its highest ratings in years.

While many loved the impersonations, Donald Trump was not one of them.

Trump has posted multiple tweets regarding his distaste for Baldwin and his skits:

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/805278955150471168?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fbgr.com%2F2016%2F12%2F05%2Ftrump-snl-twitter-sketch-baldwin%2F

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/787612552654155776?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fbgr.com%2F2016%2F12%2F05%2Ftrump-snl-twitter-sketch-baldwin%2F

Baldwin would later try and use those tweets against Trump in his skits:

Credit: Independent Journal Review/SNL

While it seemed like Baldwin's skits had thrown him back into the limelight, during a recent interview with the British Press Association on Thursday, the actor suggested he could be hanging up his Trump wig in the near future.

Baldwin said he would continue the skits until the current season ends in May, but after that isn't sure if he will keep it going.

The “30 Rock” actor explained it's not because he doesn't enjoy doing it anymore or because he suddenly felt bad for mocking the president, but for a more somber reason:

"I don’t quite know if people want to continue with that. If everything stays the same in the country as it is now, I don’t think people will be in the mood to laugh about it come September.”

He added:

“We’ll be around the corner to the one-year anniversary of the election this fall. I think people will be in a completely different frame of mind.

“We’ll see if this is actually the first satire-resistant president.”

Credit: Independent Journal Review/SNL

Baldwin appears to be suggesting that Trump's actions in office will become so “deplorable” that it will no longer be a joking matter.

Baldwin recognized that he goes overboard when doing his impersonation, saying he depicts the president to be “more malicious” than he actually is.

If you have never seen Baldwin's impersonation, you can check out a clip below:

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