Jimmy Fallon says he finds a lot of stories involving President Trump “too serious” to make jokes about.

”I’ll always make jokes about the president,” Fallon, host of NBC’s “Tonight Show,” said in a preview clip released Friday for Sunday’s “Today” show.

“But with Trump, it’s just like every day’s a new thing. He gives a lot of material. A lot of stuff is hard to even make a joke about,” Fallon, 43, told Willie Geist. “It’s just too serious.”


While some of Fallon’s late-night competitors, such as CBS “Late Show” host Stephen ColbertStephen Tyrone ColbertLate night hosts targeted Trump over Biden 97 percent of the time in September: study Colbert to host real-time election night special Last hurrah for the establishment media MORE and ABC’s Jimmy KimmelJames (Jimmy) Christian KimmelFauci, Black Lives Matter founders included on Time's 100 Most Influential People list Kimmel-hosted Emmy Awards attract all-time low 6.1M viewers: 'Well, we set a record' Bubba Wallace to be driver of Michael Jordan, Denny Hamlin NASCAR team MORE, have seen their ratings surge in recent months as their punchlines have turned increasingly political, Fallon explained why he’s shied away from doing similar material.

“It’s just not what I do. I think it would be weird for me to start doing it now,” the “Saturday Night Live” alum said. “I don’t really even care that much about politics — I gotta be honest. I love pop culture more than I love politics. I’m just not that brain.”

Asked if he’s felt pressure to join the “anti-Trump” late-night bandwagon, Fallon — who took heat in 2016 for what critics dubbed a “softball” interview with Trump in which he tousled the then-GOP presidential nominee’s famed hair — replied, “I think the other guys are doing it very well. Colbert’s doing great. I mean, that’s what he’s good at.”

“I think when it’s organic I’ll dip into it as well,” Fallon said.