Anthony Atamanuik Shares His Secret To Impersonating Donald Trump: Be A Shih Tzu


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The star of Comedy Central’s ‘The President Show’ demonstrates how to do a perfect Donald Trump impression.

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Donald Trump Is A Shih Tzu, ‘The President Show’ Star Anthony Atamanuik Tells Stephen Colbert

Anthony Atamanuik, star of Comedy Central’s new late night  The President Show debuting next week,  explained to Stephen Colbert how he plays Donald Trump:

“Trump pitches forward when he stands; he has no center of gravity,” Atamanuik said, explaining that’s why “he’s afraid of stars and slopes – I don’t know if people know this.”

Then he accentuates Trump’s mouth, and brings in the hand gestures. But jutting forward the chin, to create an underbite, is key, the Upright…

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Donald Trump Impersonator Anthony Atamanuik To Host Late-Night Comedy Central Series As The Donald

Executive produced by Adam Pally, The President Show will feature Atamanuik as the U.S. President and Peter Grosz as his sidekick, VP Mike Pence.

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Video: Anthony Atamanuik Reveals The Secrets To Doing A Great Trump Impression

Anthony Atamanuik has been honing his Donald Trump impression all throughout the campaign, improvising at the Upright Citizens Brigade theater, appearing on @Midnight in character, and even touring the country as Trump with comedian James Adomian’s Bernie Sanders. Now, he's getting his own Comedy Central show, The President Show, and he explained a little bit about how he nailed his Trump impression on Late Show With Stephen Colbert last night. [ more › ]