The presumptive Republican nominee for president might appear on Saturday Night Live. “I haven’t made a decision on that; just heard about it,” Mitt Romney told Diane Sawyer today about the late-night show’s invite. “Of course,” he added, “it would depend on the nature of the skit. I want it to be funny.” Romney was talking to Sawyer for ABC’s World News Tonight. The interview is scheduled to be broadcast tonight on World News Tonight and Nightline. SNL executive producer Lorne Michaels extended an invite over the weekend for Romney to appear this season. Romney, regularly mocked by SNL for his sometimes stiff and patrician manner, admitted that he even sets his DVR to record the show for Jason Sudeikis’ turns as him; the GOP frontrunner said Sudeikis’ impression was “very good.” Romney has poked fun at himself before, doing the Top Ten list on CBS’ Late Show With David Letterman in December. He played it much straighter, though, when he visited NBC’s The Tonight Show With Jay Leno in March. He would join a long list of White House occupants and contenders to grace the stage at Studio 8H over SNL‘s 37 seasons. That group includes Gerald Ford, Barack Obama, John McCain, Hilary Clinton and Sarah Palin, among others.
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