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There’s something hilarious in the fact Alec Baldwin’s wife chose the name Hilaria Baldwin.

Baldwin’s wife was supposed to hail from the Spanish island of Mallorca. As celebrity power couples go, Hilaria wasn’t exactly, say, Beyoncé to Alec’s Jay-Z, but she’s done all right for herself. Her broad Spanish accent — which she played up like Desi Arnaz when it was time to tell Lucy she had some ‘splainin to do — gave her a kind of character, and she leveraged that to the fullest.

In a Friday piece for NBC News, cultural critic Susanne Ramírez de Arellano summed up Hilaria’s career as “marrying into Hollywood royalty and then shilling her yoga and wellness business — during which she inundated social media with lingerie-clad selfies with babies in an expensive Manhattan apartment and appearances on television in mutating Spanish accents.”

Sounds about right. It’s certainly a way to make a living and as a side hustle, it beats Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop and its, um, curious jade eggs. The problem is that Hilaria’s tacky brand was very Hilaria-based — which is to say her personality (and that accent) had a lot to do with it.

Unfortunately, Hilaria isn’t quite Mallorcan. Her given name isn’t even Hilaria. Alec Baldwin’s “Spanish” wife is actually a Bostonian whose maiden name, at least at one point, was Hillary Hayward-Thomas. In other words, not very Spanish.

More on that in a bit, but let’s first talk about Alec Baldwin, Donald Trump and Donald Trump Jr.

As an actor, Baldwin’s career has had its ups and downs — and many of his occupational vicissitudes have to do with his private life as opposed to his skill as a thespian.

Baldwin’s performances in films like “Glengarry Glen Ross,” “The Hunt for Red October” and “The Departed” speak for themselves — but so does his infamous voice mail message to his 11-year-old daughter where he called her a “rude, thoughtless little pig.”

Or the time where he allegedly assaulted a photographer. Or the time he delayed an American Airlines flight and had to be removed from the plane because he wouldn’t stop playing “Words With Friends” on his phone.

Point is, Baldwin’s bankability has long been dependent on how radioactive he is at any given moment.

Before his wife’s dubious backstory became a thing, Baldwin wasn’t exactly setting off the gossip Geiger counter. His artless “Saturday Night Live” impersonation of the president may have made conservatives appreciate that Tina Fey at least put some effort into her obnoxious Sarah Palin impersonation, but the left seemed to love Baldwin-as-Trump. He even won an Emmy for the performance back in 2017.

As far as the media was concerned, Baldwin was back in the cultural conversation, having yet again established his liberal bona fides and political gravitas. We’d all forgotten he was a bit of a bounder.

Well, now we know that Baldwin has been in a relationship with a fake Spaniard for nine years and has fathered five children with a woman making bank in part because of a ridiculous accent and made-up backstory.

As The Wrap noted, there aren’t any more “Saturday Night Live” episodes until late January. Given the situation, it might be difficult for Baldwin to do a credible Trump cold open, given the fact his radioactivity is suddenly at Chernobyl levels again.

However, Donald Trump Jr. has an idea that could save the day: Maybe Alec Baldwin can play himself.

“Alec Baldwin should play Alec Baldwin when SNL parodies his wife pretending she’s Spanish for the last few decades as opposed to the basic white girl from Mass that she actually is,” Trump Jr. tweeted Wednesday.

“It would be the first funny thing Saturday Night Live has produced in years.”

Maybe he can even bring Hilaria on. She has some ‘splainin to do, after all — and it would be hilarious to watch.



  1. Dot S

    January 2, 2021 at 10:37 pm

    The last time I watched SNL, I believe TWO WILD AND CRAZY GUYS were still on. Haven’t watched it since and never will again.

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Nikki Haley Breaks with Trump: ‘We Shouldn’t Have Followed Him, and We Shouldn’t Have Listened to Him’



Nikki Haley, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, believes that former President Donald Trump “let us down.”

Haley’s remarks come as the former president’s legal team prepares to present its defense of Trump during his second impeachment trial in the Senate.

In a Politico interview published Friday, Haley, former South Carolina governor, said that “we shouldn’t have followed” Trump.

“We need to acknowledge he let us down,” she said in an extensive profile. “He went down a path he shouldn’t have, and we shouldn’t have followed him, and we shouldn’t have listened to him. And we can’t let that ever happen again.”

She also told the outlet that she has not spoken to Trump since the Jan. 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol, and takes issue with his remarks condemning former Vice President Mike Pence’s refusal to reject the Electoral College vote.

“When I tell you I’m angry, it’s an understatement,” she expressed. “I am so disappointed in the fact that [despite] the loyalty and friendship he had with Mike Pence, that he would do that to him. Like, I’m disgusted by it.”

The former ambassador, who many people are speculating may run for the White House in 2024, also added that Trump will never accept the results of the 2020 presidential election.

“There’s nothing that you’re ever going to do that’s going to make him feel like he legitimately lost the election,” she explained. “He’s got a big bully pulpit. He should be responsible with it.”

Haley also warned that many people still love the former president and will not stop supporting him just because he is out of office.

“I know how much people love Donald Trump,” she admitted. “I know it. I feel it. Whether it’s an RNC room or social media or talking to donors, I can tell you that the love they have for him is still very strong. That’s not going to just fall to the wayside. Nor do I think the Republican Party is going to go back to the way it was before Donald Trump. I don’t think it should.”

Haley added that people, instead, should “take the good that he built, leave the bad that he did, and get back to a place where we can be a good, valuable, effective party.”

“[I]t’s bigger than the party,” she insisted. “I hope our country can come together and figure out how we pull this back.”

Referring to Haley’s possible 2024 ambitions, Politico’s Tim Alberta wrote, “Since last fall, I’ve spent nearly six hours talking with Haley on-the-record. I’ve also spoken with nearly 70 people who know her: friends, associates, donors, staffers, former colleagues. From those conversations, two things are clear. First, Nikki Haley is going to run for president in 2024. Second, she doesn’t know which Nikki Haley will be on the ballot.”

Haley also said that she didn’t believe Trump had a chance of winning in a 2024 election scenario.

“I don’t think he can,” she admitted. “He’s fallen so far.”

“I think his business is suffering at this point,” she added. “I think he’s lost any sort of political viability he was going to have. I think he’s lost his social media, which meant the world to him. I mean, I think he’s lost the things that really could have kept him moving.”

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WATCH: Trump’s Defense Team Absolutely Ruins Democrats With 13 Minute Montage of “Fight” Word Like Trump Did



The Democrats demonized President Trump for using the word ‘fight’. Trump’s attorneys responded today with a collage of clips from each of the Democrats in the room using the word ‘fight’.

This portion of today’s events on Capitol Hill was excellent. The Democrats claim that because President Trump used the word ‘fight’ in his speech on January 6th in Washington D.C. However, what every Democrat in that room forgot was that they too had used the word previously in political speech.

The montage went on for 13 minutes. (The video montage starts at 7:10 timeframe.)

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WATCH: Trump Attorneys Destroy House Managers on Lying to American Public and Using Manipulated Tweet as Evidence



President Trump’s defense team took the floor of the US Senate on Friday in defense of President Trump in the Senate impeachment trial.

Trump Attorney David Schoen absolutely destroyed the House Managers when he took to the floor of the US Senate.

At one point Schoen played video of the Democrat lawmakers lying about a Trump tweet.

House Impeachment Manager Eric Swalwell gave a riveting performance on Wednesday reading off Trump’s tweets with emotional appeal.

During this theatrical performance, Swalwell read off a Trump retweet by Jennifer Lynn Lawrence.

But there was one problem with the tweet. It was photoshopped.

Jennifer Lynn Lawrence has never been verified by Twitter. Democrats faked that to make it look more important.

On Friday Trump Attorney David Schoen destroyed Democrats for lying about this to the American public.


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White House Suspends Deputy Press Secretary For Allegedly Sexually Harassing, Threatening Reporter



The White House announced on Friday that it was suspending Deputy Press Secretary TJ Ducklo after a report surfaced alleging that he sexually harassed and threatened a female reporter who was getting ready to publish a report revealing that he was dating a reporter who had previously been tasked with covering Democrat Joe Biden.

“The confrontation began on Inauguration Day, January 20, after [Politico reporter Tara] Palmeri, a coauthor of Politico’s Playbook, contacted [Axios political reporter Alexi] McCammond for comment while one of her male colleagues left a message for Ducklo,” Vanity Fair reported. “Ducklo subsequently called a Playbook editor to object to the story, but was told to call the Playbook reporters with his concerns. But instead of calling the male reporter who initially contacted him, Ducklo tried to intimidate Palmeri by phone in an effort to kill the story. ‘I will destroy you,’ Ducklo told her, according to the sources, adding that he would ruin her reputation if she published it.”

“During the off-the-record call, Ducklo made derogatory and misogynistic comments, accusing Palmeri of only reporting on his relationship—which, due to the ethics questions that factor into the relationship between a journalist and White House official, falls under the purview of her reporting beat—because she was ‘jealous’ that an unidentified man in the past had ‘wanted to f***’ McCammond ‘and not you,’” the report added. “Ducklo also accused Palmeri of being ‘jealous’ of his relationship with McCammond.”

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said following the report that Ducklo has been suspended for a week over the incident.

“TJ Ducklo has apologized to the reporter, with whom he had a heated conversation about his personal life,” Psaki wrote on Twitter. “He is the first to acknowledge this is not the standard of behavior set out by the President.”

“In addition to his initial apology, he has sent the reporter a personal note expressing his profound regret,” she continued. “With the approval of the White House Chief of Staff, he has been placed on a one-week suspension without pay. In addition, when he returns, he will no longer be assigned to work with any reporters at Politico.”

Reporters called out the administration over the incident, highlighting how the Trump administration did not treat reporters that way as well as issues with the timeline of events with regard to the White House taking action to address the incident.

“The Vanity Fair piece indicates that Politico editors reached to the WH after the incident first occurred and the WH acknowledged it was inappropriate,” Spectator editor Amber Athey wrote on Twitter. “But they clearly didn’t have any interest in disciplining Ducklo until his behavior was made public.”

New York Magazine reporter Olivia Nuzzi wrote on Twitter: “I covered Donald Trump for 6 years. It is saying something that this behavior — from a Biden official — shocks me.”

Grabien founder Tom Elliott highlighted the following remarks that Biden made a few weeks ago: “If you’re ever working with me and I hear you treat another colleague with disrespect, talk down to someone, I promise you I will fire you on the spot, on the spot. No if, ands, or buts. Everybody — everybody is entitled to be treated with decency & dignity.”

CNN anchor Jake Tapper responded to the quote, writing: “Standards that are not upheld are not standards. They’re lies.”

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