December 19, 2020
Jim Carrey‘s short stint as Joe Biden has come to an end.Carrey will no longer play the president-elect on “Saturday Night Live,” the comedian announced on Twitter Saturday.”Though my term was only meant to be 6 weeks, I was thrilled to be elected as your SNL President…comedy’s highest call of duty,” Carrey tweeted. “I would love to go forward knowing that Biden was the victor because I nailed that s***. But I am just one in a long line of proud, fighting SNL Bidens!”Carrey played Biden for six episodes on the NBC variety show this season. His sketches usually found himself playing off Alec Baldwin as President Trump and Maya Rudolph as his running mate, Kamala Harris
The decision to end his role as Biden was Carrey’s choice, according to a source close to the show.