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Rosie O'Donnell will not star as Steve Bannon on 'Saturday Night Live'

Rosie O'Donnell has confirmed she will not appear as Steve Bannon on "Saturday Night Live."

The 54-year-old offered her services to impersonate President Donald Trump's chief strategist following Melissa McCarthy's recent stint as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on the comedy sketch show.

"I am here to serve. Alec (Baldwin) has Trump - Melissa has Spice (sic) - I would need a few days to prepare - so if called - I will be ready," she tweeted on Feb. 6, after McCarthy's triumphant debut as Spicer.

O'Donnell even changed her Twitter avatar to a Photoshopped portrait of her as Bannon, which was created by actor and writer Jonathan Smith.

However, she told reporters from TMZ on Thursday the photo was as far as her impersonation went.

"That was it," she said. "Start to finish."

When pressed by the reporter about why "Saturday Night Live" turned her down, O'Donnell responded, "Because I'm not in the cast."

The TMZ reporter pointed out Baldwin isn't in the cast either, to which O'Donnell replied, "He kind of is. He's hosted 17 times."

[WARNING: The video below contains profanity. Viewer discretion advised.]

Baldwin's infamous impersonation of Trump is a regular feature on "Saturday Night Live," with the president becoming so enraged by Baldwin's portrayal he has taken to Twitter to air his disgust at the show.

"Just tried watching Saturday Night Live - unwatchable! Totally biased, not funny and the Baldwin impersonation just can't get any worse. Sad," he posted back in December.

A host of celebrities have offered their services to the comedy sketch show, wanting to impersonate various members of Trump's White House administration team.

Zach Braff posted a plea to the show's executive producer Lorne Michaels, imploring him to cast him as White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller.

"Dear Lorne, I will shave my head to play this guy. Pleeeease," Braff wrote.

Christine Baranski has suggested she'd be a good fit to play controversial Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, saying: "It would seem somewhat logical - we have that strong jawline, don't we?"


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