NY Post mocks Trump's ouster of Tillerson: 'Worst Rex he ever had'

The New York Post took a jab at the ousting of Secretary of State Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonWatchdog org: Tillerson used million in taxpayer funds to fly throughout US Trump administration rigging the game, and your retirement fund could be the loser Haley’s exit sends shockwaves through Washington MORE by riffing on an old headline that featured President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats slide in battle for Senate Trump believes Kushner relationship with Saudi crown prince a liability: report Christine Blasey Ford to be honored by Palo Alto City Council MORE.

“Worst Rex He Ever Had,” Wednesday's front page reads. The headline is a reference to a 1990 front page that quoted Marla Maples saying Trump, her soon-to-be husband, was the “Best Sex I’ve Ever Had.”

The two were married in 1993 and divorced in 1999.

Wednesday’s front page quickly went viral on social media.

President Trump tweeted Tuesday morning that CIA Director Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoSaudis say journalist killed in ‘fight’ at consulate; 18 detained Pompeo asks Mexico to help tackle migration ‘crisis’ Trump: 'FAKE NEWS' that Pompeo heard tape of Saudi journalist's death MORE will be the new secretary of State.

Speculation that Tillerson would leave the administration has been mounting for months. Trump and Tillerson have publicly differed in their statements about issues like North Korea and the recent poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in the United Kingdom.

Shortly after the announcement, Trump’s hometown paper updated its “Survivor”-themed cover to indicate Tillerson was the latest to go. The cover depicts departed White House aides with red X’s over their faces.

Tillerson said his term as the nation's top diplomat will end at midnight on March 31. Until then, Tillerson is delegating his responsibilities to Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan.