SNL might mercilessly mock him each week, but the GOP's presumptive nominee apparently isn't afraid to laugh at himself. Romney recently told ABC News' Diane Sawyer that he'd consider appearing on the late-night comedy sketch show... that is, if the jokes are funny enough:
"I haven't made a decision on that, just heard about it," he told "World News" anchor Diane Sawyer in an exclusive interview today when asked about the show's invite. "Of course it would depend on the nature of the skit. I want it to be funny."
Romney said he enjoys SNL comedian Jason Sudeikis' slick-haired impersonation and even sets his DVR to record it.
"He's very good, Jason's very good," Romney said of the SNL veteran.
Sudeikis has portrayed Romney since last summer, interpreting the former Massachusetts governor as buttoned up and stiff. In one sketch, Romney promises to go "raw and unleashed" and then just opens the button of his suit jacket.
Political candidates taking center stage on the late-night circuit is nothing new. Romney appeared on "The Late Show with David Letterman" last December, introducing himself during a Top Ten list with the phrase: "What's up, gangstas? It's the M-I-double tizzle."
Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has also appeared on Saturday Night Live alongside her comedic lookalike Tina Fey, a former SNL cast mate who returned to portray the former Alaska governor during the 2008 campaign season.