Michelle Wolf becomes C-SPAN's most-watched correspondents' dinner emcee in just three days
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Michelle Wolf’s scathing and controversial comedy set has become C-SPAN’s most-watched White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) dinner performance video ever.

In just three days, Wolf’s remarks racked up more than 4.4 million views. That number beat the previously most-watched performer, NBC “Late Night” host Seth Meyers, who as headliner at the 2011 correspondents’ dinner ripped then-real estate mogul Donald Trump, who was in attendance. Meyer’s video on C-SPAN’s YouTube channel has garnered 4.3 million views since it was posted seven years ago.


Wolf stoked a whirlwind of controversy with her routine at Saturday’s media-filled dinner in Washington.

Among the many quips to which critics objected was one aimed at Sarah Huckabee Sanders, likening the White House press secretary, who attended the dinner, to a character from “The Handmaid’s Tale.”

While several comedians and commentators have come to Wolf’s defense, President TrumpDonald TrumpVirginia GOP gubernatorial nominee acknowledges Biden was 'legitimately' elected Biden meets with DACA recipients on immigration reform Overnight Health Care: States begin lifting mask mandates after new CDC guidance | Walmart, Trader Joe's will no longer require customers to wear masks | CDC finds Pfizer, Moderna vaccines 94 percent effective in health workers MORE called the “Daily Show” alumna a “filthy 'comedian' ” who “totally bombed.”

On Tuesday, The Hill announced it is pulling out of future WHCA dinners without “major reforms” amid the fallout over Wolf's performance.

The least-watched C-SPAN YouTube video of a correspondents’ dinner entertainer is Jay Leno from 2010, with 280,000 views.