Alec Baldwin, Seth Meyers NOT “At War,” Despite Report

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By Holly Nicol |

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Alec Baldwin and Seth Meyers are not “at war,” despite a bogus report which wrongly contends the late night host has a “long-standing squabble” with the actor. Gossip Cop, however, can help set the record straight. We’re told the story has “zero truth” to it.

RadarOnline is blaring in a headline posted on Tuesday, “Seth Meyers & Alec Baldwin’s Behind-The-Scenes ‘SNL’ Feud Explodes.” According to the accompanying tale, Meyers “isn’t laughing” at Baldwin’s award-winning impersonation of president Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live,” escalating their long-standing “beef.” In the seemingly manufactured article, a so-called “insider” is quoted as saying, “Seth really isn’t amused by [Saturday Night Live’s] over-reliance on Alec’s ‘Trump’ sketches to boost the show’s profile.”

Without giving any specific details, the website goes on to claim that Meyers and Baldwin’s so-called feud has been ongoing for a number of years. The outlet’s questionable “source” further purports, “Of course, Alec is very close to Seth’s mentor Tina Fey and ‘SNL’ producer Lorne Michaels, but nothing these guys say makes a blind bit of difference. The bottom line is that Seth just isn’t interested in giving Alec more airtime, he gets plenty whenever he goes on Jimmy Fallon or Jimmy Kimmel.”

But Gossip Cop investigated, and a source close to the “Late Night” host tells us there’s “zero truth” to the report. Meanwhile, a source close to Baldwin had “no idea where this [story] came from” and further assured us it’s “not true.” Contrary to the site’s newest tale, the stars have not been feuding for years. The webloid is just using Baldwin’s Trump impersonation as the backdrop for this imaginary dispute. It’s all lies.

This also isn’t the first time we’ve had to debunk a phony report surrounding the actor’s portrayal of the president on “SNL.” Earlier this year, Gossip Cop called out RadarOnline’s sister publication, the National Enquirer, for falsely claiming that Baldwin was “done” playing Trump on the sketch series. This latest article is similarly bogus.

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