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‘Mike Bloomberg’ crashes debate stage in ‘SNL’ sketch

Michael Bloomberg — portrayed by former cast member Fred Armisen — crashed the Democratic presidential debate while sipping on a Big Gulp during a sketch on “Saturday Night Live.” As each of the Democratic candidates were making their case during the presidential campaign parody, Bloomberg suddenly appeared on stage following Will Ferrell as billionaire Tom Steyer. “Did somebody say billionaire?” Armisen’s Bloomberg asked. MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, played by Melissa Villasenor, asked how he got into the debate. “I tipped the doorman $30 million,” Bloomberg said. Maddow then asked if that meant he was officially entering the race. “I don’t know. Maybe. Maybe not. I’d be hard to beat,” said Armisen, who return ...