“Jay has been doing Obama in his act this summer, and Jay is coming into his own,” “SNL” honcho Lorne Michaels tells the New York Times. Why now? “I just thought it might be time to shake it up.”
Don’t think this means that Armisen will be leaving any time soon. Michaels says that Armisen, who’s been on the show for a decade, is “the backbone of the show now.”
Check out a snippet of Pharoah’s uncanny impression below. What do you think? Is he a better Obama than Armisen?