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Fallon Fires Back: Melania’s Anti-Bullying Campaign Hasn’t Stopped Trump

Mike Brest Reporter

Late-night comedian Jimmy Fallon said that Melania Trump’s anti-bullying campaign isn’t working in reference to the president’s twitter usage during his opening monologue Monday night.

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“As you may have heard, the President of the United States went after me on Twitter,” Fallon said to the audience. “So, Melania, if you’re watching, I don’t think your anti-bullying campaign is working.”


“When I saw that Trump insulted me on Twitter, I was going to tweet back immediately, but I thought I have more important things to do,” the comedian continued. “But then I thought, ‘Wait, shouldn’t he have more important things to do? He’s the president of the — what are you doing?! You’re the president!” (RELATED: TRUMP BLASTS ‘WHIMPERING’ JIMMY FALLON AFTER CRITICISM FOR COMMENTS ABOUT ‘HAIR SHOW’)

The recent feud between Trump and Fallon began with the comedian’s comments to The Hollywood Reporter, where he expressed regret for a 2016 interview he did with then-candidate Trump. Fallon apologized for “[normalizing] Trump.” The president then responded on Twitter and the spat has continued from there.