In an unusual event, Jimmy Fallon had many thoughts about President Trump during the Tonight Show on Monday.
Fallon usually tries to be out of politics but he had no choice: On Sunday night, Trump fired a critical tweet at the late night host who spat Fallon because he regretted an unknown interview between the two in 2016. Fallon received huge backlash for the lovely conversation and playful mussing Trumps hair and recently said on a Hollywood Reporter podcast that it was "a mistake" and he wanted him to handle the situation differently.
"Before we start," Fallon said at the top of his monologue: "I just want to scream out to our show No. 1
The crowd laughed drastically. "As you may have heard, last night, President of the United States went after me on Twitter," Fallon said. "So, Melania, if you're watching, I do not think your anti-bullying campaign works."
Fallon continued: "When I saw that Trump insulted me on Twitter, I would tweet immediately, but I thought," I have more important things to do. "Then I thought," Wait, should not he Have more important things to do? He is the president! What are you doing? You are the President! Why are you tweeting me ?! ""
Fallon showed the tweet to the crowd:
"It's real. It's crazy. The president went after me on Twitter. That's pretty much the only thing I've got in common with NFL players Fallon said. He then echoed what he tweeted in response to Sunday: He made a donation in Trump's name to the Refugee and Immigration Center for Education and Legal Services, which helps immigrant families.
When Fallon down at the desk after the monologue, he continued the story , completing part of the context. He said that most of the Hollywood Reporter podcasts were on the Tonight Show last year, and in the last five minutes he talked about the 2016 Trump interview. At that time, Fallon did not believe that Tusps Hair was a big deal. But the intense backlash left him depressed.
"Now I'm not depressed. It was two years ago. I have a show to do. I'm paid to make people laugh. I have to get over it and continue, and it's my job, "Fallon told the audience." It's because you're going to be well and forget about this. I'm a total goofball. There is nothing else I want to do. That's all I'm here to do, make you happy. "
Fallon also picked up the last part of Trump's tweet, which seemed to mean Fallon called him after the episode and said" monster ratings. "Fallon looked flummoxed.
" First of all, I have never called this man in My Life. I do not have his number, I do not want his number, said Fallon. "And" Monster Ratings "? … I've never said" Monster Grade. "I do not know what he's talking about."
"By the way, Donald. I do not know if you've seen my grades in the last two years – you did not help my grades, "he added dry. "But really, thank you very much. Thanks for nothing."
Fallon has actually fallen behind his more politically inclined competition – CBS "Late Show With Stephen Colbert" is now No. 1 in total.
At the same time, at a meeting in South Carolina on Monday night, Trump still talked about Fallon and grades.
"He looks like a lost soul. But you know what he's a nice guy. I agreed to make his show, and because I guess I drove at that time he got huge marks on that show," he said. Trump, according to Variety. "He should be grateful.
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