Comedian Michelle Wolf responded to upset critics — particularly the New York Times’ Maggie Haberman — after her host comedy routine at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner outraged conservatives and some members of the press who felt she went too far.
Taking to Twitter, Wolf wrote, “Hey mags! All these jokes were about her despicable behavior. Sounds like you have some thoughts about her looks though?” which included a link to Haberman’s critique.
During her nearly 20 minute appearance at the dinner, Wolf ridiculed the White House, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and even the press, telling the assembled media: “You guys are obsessed with Trump. Did you use to date him? Because you pretend like you hate him, but I think you love him.”
“I think what no one in this room wants to admit is that Trump has helped all of you,” she added. “He couldn’t sell steaks or vodka or water or college or ties or Eric. But he has helped you. He’s helped you sell your papers and your books and your TV. You helped create this monster and now you’re profiting off of him. And if you’re going to profit off of Trump, you should at least give him some money because he doesn’t have any.”
You can see the tweet below:
Hey mags! All these jokes were about her despicable behavior. Sounds like you have some thoughts about her looks though? 😘 https://t.co/JRzzvhBuey
— Michelle Wolf (@michelleisawolf) April 29, 2018