Seth Meyers and Trevor Noah Defend Michelle Wolf: “She Is Filthy and She Is Mean, Which Is What We Love About Her”

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This year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner host Michelle Wolf has been the target of much outrage and debate since she gave a perfectly scathing performance over the weekend, and one of the many comedians coming to her defense is her former boss and WHCD host Seth Meyers. “She is filthy and she is mean, which is what we love about her. Because those are wonderful qualities for comedians, and terrible qualities for free world leaders,” he said during last night’s show. “So here’s the good news: Michelle Wolf has a new show premiering on Netflix May 27th. It’s called The Break, and based on what happened Saturday, you can be sure that it will be great, because she’s not gonna waste any time trying to decide when it is or isn’t proper to make fun of people in power who lie to us on a daily basis.”

Wolf’s other former boss Trevor Noah took a slightly different approach on last night’s Daily Show, highlighting the hypocrisy of conservatives who attacked Wolf for her jokes while making excuses for Trump. “Look, I know that comedy is hard to analyze and set rules for, but Trump’s people get it. Joking is no excuse if a comedian is insulting the president – it’s only an excuse when the insults are coming from the president,” Noah says. “Get a sense of humor, snowflakes! Now get out of the way, we have to put up this plaque in memory of the brave people roasted to death by Michelle Wolf.”

Seth Meyers and Trevor Noah Defend Michelle Wolf: “She […]