Both Sean Spicer and Melissa McCarthy said goodbye to big jobs on Friday.
"Congratulations to Sean Spicer and condolences to Melissa McCarthy," one Twitter user wrote.
"How DARE Sean Spicer deny us 3.5 more years of Melissa McCarthy as #Spicy," another McCarthy fan tweeted.
But the comments didn't stop there! "I would give anything to see Melissa McCarthy replace Sean Spicer," another Twitter user quipped.
"BREAKING: Melissa McCarthy resigns from Saturday Night Live #probably," another fan mused.
Following news of the resignation, SNL took to Twitter to share a video montage on McCarthy's best moments as Spicer.
In an interview with Sean Hannity on Friday, Spicer finally weighed-in on McCarthy’s SNL impersonation.
"I think that there were parts of it that were funny, but there’s a lot of it that was over the line,” he said. “ It wasn’t funny. It was stupid, or silly, or malicious. But there were some skits on late night television that I did crack up at. So sometimes it can be funny, Some of the memes you have to crack up about. But sometimes it goes from funny to mean.”
McCarthy debuted her acclaimed Spicer impression in February, when she made a surprise appearance on SNL
when Kristen Stewart was hosting. She has since reprised the role at least four more times
, including when she rode down the streets of New York City on a moving podium in May.
While on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in March, McCarthy talked about what it's like to portray Spicer. "The weird thing is I think I look so much like my dad," she said. "I feel like my dad and Sean Spicer had a baby and it's me, which makes it even weirder."
Here's a look at when she first appeared as the former press secretary on SNL: