Where once 'Back to the Future' joked about the lunacy of an actor becoming president, modern audiences have lived through the Schwarzenegger era long enough to know that the idea of their favorite actors taking office is all-too-real. And while he's talked about it before, just how close is Alec Baldwin to stepping out from NBC and making a run at political office?
Far be it for any of us to assume that social media is the be-all end-all of decision-making and impassioned actions, but it looks like NBC might have another one of their favored sitcoms in hot water after Alec Baldwin seems to have been pushed to the point of no return by his latest scandals.
The writing has been on the wall ever since ‘Bridesmaids’ became the breakout comedic hit of 2011 and earned Kristen Wiig an Oscar nomination. Rumors swirled that the uber-talented comedian would depart ‘Saturday Night Live’ after seven seasons and try her luck at a full-time, feature-film career. The buzz must have reached deafening levels, because Wiig took the time to address the hearsay on Alec Baldwin’s NPR show ‘Here’s the Thing.’