Entertainment Jimmy Fallon Finally Goes After Donald Trump

18:06  19 may  2017
18:06  19 may  2017 Source:   The Daily Beast

Jimmy Fallon Regrets Not Speaking Out After That Dreadful Trump Interview

  Jimmy Fallon Regrets Not Speaking Out After That Dreadful Trump Interview Last September ― when the now president of the United States was still just the Republican nominee no one thought could actually win the election ― Jimmy Fallon welcomed Donald Trump on “The Tonight Show.”  Instead of grilling him about his campaign or xenophobic stances, Fallon decided to rub Trump’s head and ruffle his hair. It didn’t go over well. The late-night host, who never spoke about the interview in the months following, has finally decided to share his side of the story.

Jimmy Fallon wants you to think he hates Trump now even though they were best buds before the election. Please watch his show! And if you don ’t know what that is, God, how I envy your blissful life.

“The Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon finally caved to liberal Hollywood’s evisceration over his light-hearted treatment of President Donald Trump during an After facing repeated outrage from critics for not going after Trump , Fallon sat down with The New York Times for an interview, which was

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This week, Jimmy Fallon opened up to The New York Times about the considerable heat he’s taken since his infamous September interview with then-candidate Donald Trump on The Tonight Show, wherein the funnyman lobbed him softball questions, giddily played with his hair, and generally normalized a man running on a platform of xenophobia. The former SNL-er claimed he was “devastated” by the fallout, which saw Fallon get dragged by the left on Twitter and have his ratings decline to the point where he’s now staring up at the new late-night king: Stephen Colbert.

“I don’t want to be bullied into not being me, and not doing what I think is funny,” he told the Times. “Just because some people bash me on Twitter, it’s not going to change my humor or my show.”

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Donald Trump during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show, Sept. Finally , Fallon challenged Trump to compliment fellow 2016 Republican Carly Fiorina, whose appearance Trump reportedly criticized in a Rolling Stone interview.

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Those words from Fallon contradicted a report from early March alleging that Fallon was planning on working Trump into his routine more due to the ratings drop, even though he was “uncomfortable talking about politics.”

Well, in the last couple of weeks, as the Trump White House has become embroiled in a seemingly endless array of scandals—from Trump’s firing of FBI Director Comey, to the Comey memo revelation that Trump had asked him to end his investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, to how Trump’s team knew about the DOJ’s investigation into Flynn for secretly acting as a foreign agent on behalf of Turkey two whole weeks before hiring him as NatSec adviser—Fallon has gotten increasingly more political during his monologues.

On Monday, he ran a hilarious bit that went viral about how President Trump appeared to rip off parts of his commencement speech he delivered at Liberty University from the graduation speech of Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) in the film Legally Blonde. Tuesday, he mocked Trump for revealing classified info to the Russians. Wednesday, he explored the question of whether or not Trump is guilty of obstruction of justice for his apparent meddling in the Flynn probe. And last night, he dropped perhaps his most scathing critique of Trump (by Fallon standards) yet, while dedicating nearly his entire Tonight Show monologue—previous installments were limited to 50% Trump—to ridiculing 45.

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The Washington Post reports that some White House staffers have already started looking for other jobs,” he continued. “A lot of them have posted their resumes on the job-hunting site, ‘IWorkedForAMonster.com.”

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'The Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon finally takes on Donald Trump. - NBC © Provided by The Daily Beast 'The Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon finally takes on Donald Trump. - NBC

“The world did [change],” said Fallon of Trump’s election. “Everything did.”

“Of course the show has to change,” he added. “It’s a different environment. I don’t know what bits we’re going to do, but we’re trying everything.”

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