Fallon: Going after Trump ‘just not what I do’


“Tonight” show host Jimmy Fallon says political comedy and going after President Trump are not his thing.

When asked on NBC’s “Sunday Today” why he hasn’t taken on Trump in the same way other late-night hosts such as Stephen Colbert or Jimmy Kimmel have, Fallon responded: “It’s just not what I do.”

“I think it would be weird for me to start doing it now. I don’t really even care that much about politics. I’ve got to be honest. I love pop culture more than I love politics. I’m just not that brain.”{mosads}

Unlike Colbert, Fallon said, political humor is not a central part of his routine.

“No, I mean, I think the other guys are doing it very well,” Fallon said in the interview, set to air Sunday. “Colbert’s doing great, I mean that’s what he’s good at. He’s always into like a political comedy. I think when it’s organic, I’ll dip into it as well.”

Colbert, the host of CBS’s “The Late Show,” regularly lampoons Trump and his administration. On Friday, Colbert roasted Trump for his reports on the development of prototypes for his promised border wall. 


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