Kathy Bates can do anything. But she won’t do that. Speaking to The Hill, 68-year-old Bates responded to the rumors that she could be doing a Meryl and gender-flipping to play Donald. So here’s what we know about this year’s new season of “American Horror Story” so far. The events of the season are going to begin on the night of the 2016 election, which the entire season is drawing inspiration from. Both Trump and Clinton will reportedly be represented, but don’t expect them to be characters throughout the season.