Steve Carell Plays Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Trolling Trump on “SNL”

CEO's "message" touting two new headquarters mocks the president's hair and smaller net worth.

Steve Carrell playing Jeff Bezos on "SNL" (Photo credit: NBC)
Steve Carrell playing Jeff Bezos on "SNL" (Photo credit: NBC)

NBC’s Saturday Night Live took aim at President Trump when guest host Steve Carrell appeared in a mock “message” from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Speaking to the camera, Carrell as Bezos said: “Some folks have speculated that I was somehow trolling President Trump by building one headquarters in his hometown of Queens and the other in his current residence of Washington, D.C., thereby, ‘overshadowing’ him or ‘humiliating’ him. It’s simply not true…I chose our locations because they are ideal for growing business, not just to make Donald Trump think about how I’m literally 100 times richer than he is.”


“Thanks to Mr. Trump, Amazon’s future is brighter than ever,” Carrell’s Bezos says in conclusion, just as the clip cuts to a picture of the White House with a Amazon logo shining onto its facade.

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