Jim Carrey Refuses to Play Joe Biden on SNL, Actor Informs Fans About the News With a Hilarious Tweet

Ahead of this week’s episode of ‘Saturday Night Live’, American actor Jim Carrey – who has been portraying President-elect Joe Biden on the beloved sketch series during season 46 – announced that he will not be portraying Biden on the show anymore. According to People Magazine, the 50-year-old actor and comedian wrote on Twitter joking, “Though my term was only meant to be 6 weeks, I was thrilled to be elected as your SNL President…comedy’s call of duty.” Jim Carrey Returns as Joe Biden at SNL Ahead of US Presidential Elections 2020 (Watch Video)

“I would love to go forward knowing that Biden was the victor because I nailed that sh**. But I am just one in a long line of proud, fighting SNL Bidens!” he said, without dropping any as to who his successor might be. People Magazine reported that ‘SNL’ went on to retweet the message on their own account, adding, “Thank you to Jim Carrey for showing up when it mattered.” Jack White Pays Tribute to Eddie Van Halen During SNL Performance (Watch Video)

The ‘Bruce Almighty’ star Carey made his debut as the former vice president during the season opener on October 4, and went on to reprise his role for a number of episodes throughout the election cycle. Biden has previously been portrayed on the show by Woody Harrelson, and John Mulaney.

As per People Magzine, it has not been announced whether Maya Rudolph, who debuted her take on Kamala Harris in a sketch last September, will be continuing with the role.

Check Out Jim Carrey’s Tweet Below:

Opening up about the casting process earlier this year, ‘SNL’ creator Lorne Michaels told The New York Times that “there was some interest” from Carrey about taking on the role. “Then we responded, obviously, positively. But it came down to discussions about what the take was. He will give the part energy and strength, and … hopefully, it’s funny,” Michaels said. ‘Saturday Night Live’ airs Saturdays at 11:30 pm ET/8:30 pm PT on NBC.

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