Late-Night TV Hosts Have A Field Day With The Donald Trump/Kanye West Summit

Late-Night TV Hosts Have A Field Day With The Donald Trump/Kanye West Summit

The jokes just wrote themselves, said Jimmy Kimmel.

Jimmy Kimmel said the jokes just wrote themselves following President Donald Trump’s wild meeting with rapper Kanye West on Thursday.

It appears the other late-night comedians agreed as they all piled on with their own amusing takes on the encounter.

The “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” host imagined what Trump was thinking during the chat:

Trevor Noah of “The Daily Show” was left momentarily speechless:

TONIGHT: There was a ranting lunatic in the Oval Office today, and he had to sit quietly as Kanye West did this:

— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) October 12, 2018

The show also tweeted this zinger:

Watching Kanye like

— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) October 11, 2018

The “Late Night with Seth Meyers” team reimagined what West told Trump:

“Here you go, bud. I turned on auto-correct for you.”

— Late Night with Seth Meyers (@LateNightSeth) October 11, 2018

“Late Late Show” host James Corden put a “Carpool Karaoke” spin on the proceedings:

— James Corden (@JKCorden) October 12, 2018

“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” meanwhile, used the opportunity to talk about “three things that are more important” than the West/Trump summit:

We hope Mike Pence had his fainting couch handy because it's #NationalComingOutDay, yay! And we love what our friend @JMunozActor had to say about it:

— Full Frontal (@FullFrontalSamB) October 11, 2018

It's also #DayoftheGirl, double yay! Unlike the president, girls are actually #STRONG and they #MakeAmericaGreat. If you want to support them AND have a new jam in your life, check out @GirlsWhoCode.

— Full Frontal (@FullFrontalSamB) October 11, 2018

Forget the paper towels, help your fellow Americans rebuild by donating to the Hurricane Michael Relief Fund by @globalgiving:

Also @nytimes has a very good round up of other ways to help:

— Full Frontal (@FullFrontalSamB) October 11, 2018


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