An impersonation on “Saturday Night Live” that’s over the top? Say it ain’t so.

White House press secretary Sean Spicer got lampooned on the sketch show on Saturday, with actress Melissa McCarthy cameo-ing as a manic, gum-chomping spinmeister who abuses the press corps. And Spicer thought it was all just a little … much.

McCarthy “could dial back” her impression, Spicer said in an interview with “Extra.” He admitted that the bit was funny, but said McCarthy “needs to slow down on the gum chewing; way too many pieces in there.”

That detail likely came from a profile written last year by our Washington Post colleague Ben Terris, in which Spicer is described as constantly “churning through pieces of Orbit cinnamon gum, which he chews and swallows whole.”

Hey, at least now Spicer knows how his boss feels: “SNL” has been lampooning Donald Trump for months, with Alec Baldwin playing the blustery, impulsive prez. And it could be worse – in another skit on Saturday, “SNL” writers depicted Spicer’s White House colleague, Stephen K. Bannon, as an evil grim reaper-like figure.

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