Jimmy Fallon somewhat addressed his controversial interview with Donald Trump
Jimmy Fallon received a lot of flack after his interview with Donald Trump back in September. Many people accused the talk show host of “normalizing” Trump with a “softball” interview, during which he played with Trump’s hair. Fallon hasn’t said much about the infamous Trump interview, until last night when Seth Meyers stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and they discussed it.
Fallon uncomfortably brought up that when Trump was on the show, people didn’t react well to him messing up his hair. Meyers helped lighten the mood by saying that Fallon shouldn’t be receiving all the credit for the then-presidential candidate winning the election, because he played a big role in the outcome as well.
“I was insulted by the reaction, because I know after that happened, you took some heat, and some people said you are the reason he won. And I’m so insulted by that because I am the reason he won, Meyers joked. “I made fun of him in 2011 [at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner], that’s the night he decided to run. I kicked the hornet’s nest, you just rubbed a hornet’s head. Both bad...It’s not the outcome I wanted, but it’s history. I got a man elected president, I want my points.
OKAY, so technically Fallon didn’t really address the controversy — he let his fellow late night host do the talking, but at least it was discussed.
Meyers also brought up the fact the Trump doesn’t exactly like him. Like, at all.
“Trump and I…he doesn’t love me,” Meyers said.
Trump was in a Saturday Night Live sketch with Meyers once, in which he played his father. “It was funny because in that sketch, me and Trump, even as father and son, we didn’t get along,” he added.
Check out the interview:
Friends always make everything less awkward.