FILE In this Jan 31 2019 file photo Don Cheadl

first_img FILE- In this Jan. 31, 2019, file photo Don Cheadle, a cast member in the Showtime series “Black Monday,” poses for a portrait during the 2019 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. On Saturday, Feb. 16, Cheadle delivered some political messages along with jokes as he hosted “Saturday Night Live” for the first time. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) by The Associated Press Posted Feb 18, 2019 6:13 am PDT NEW YORK — Don Cheadle delivered some political messages along with jokes as he hosted “Saturday Night Live” for the first time.The actor sported a T-shirt that said “Protect Trans Kids” as he introduced musical guest Gary Clark Jr.And in closing Saturday’s show, Cheadle wore a jersey with the former Soviet Union’s initials on the front, while the back bore the name “Trump” and the number 45 — as in the 45th U.S. president, Donald Trump.Trump tweeted Sunday there’s “nothing funny” about “SNL.” Saturday’s show also featured Alec Baldwin reprising his role as Trump.The Republican president called the show “tired” and criticized TV networks for what he called “total Republican hit jobs.”Cheadle earned an Academy Award nomination for 2004’s “Hotel Rwanda.” His other films include “Traffic,” ”Crash” and some “Avengers” movies.The Associated Press AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Don Cheadle sports political shirts as he hosts ‘SNL’last_img

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