One of the biggest stories of the day is about Donald Trump’s hair getting tousled. No kidding. It’s No. 1 on The New York Times website.In a profile of Jimmy Fallon, the videogame-loving “Tonight Show” host fesses up to the grief he took after having candidate Trump on his show last September.
“I didn’t do it to humanize him,” Fallon told the Times of the hair-mussing. “I almost did it to minimize him. I didn’t think that would be a compliment: ‘He did the thing that we all wanted to do.’”
The Times quoted Lorne Michaels — executive producer of Fallon’ show — as saying: “I don’t think anybody was focused on him winning, or that possibility,” Mr. Michaels said. “It had been absolute, bedrock certainty that Hillary Clinton was winning that election. There was no doubt, certainly in the news department in our building.”
Fallon’s sense of humor shines through in the Times piece.
“I shouldn’t have started the hashtag #FireColbert. Looking back on it, I went too far,” he says.
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