Donald Trump isn’t Seth Meyers’ biggest fan.
Seth Meyers was terrible co-hosting with Kelly. Marbles in his mouth-& he must stop picking at his hands–insult to the great Regis Philbin!—
Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 13, 2012
The genesis of Trump’s disdain for the new Late Night host dates back to the 2011 White House Correspondents Dinner, when Meyers took aim at Trump with some of his material. The joke that stole the night:
“Donald Trump has been saying that he will run for president as a Republican, which is surprising because I just assumed he was running as a joke.”
Meyers spoke with Howard Stern Wednesday on The Stern Show about the backlash he’s received from The Donald.
“It was great. It was the best,” Meyers said. “Because he kept saying the same thing. He’s so wonderful because he just gets a sentence and just repeats it. Said I was a third-rate comedian, I have marbles in my mouth. Which is like 1950’s bully talk. It’s like, ‘marbles in your mouth’ is like ‘four eyes.'”
Meyers also told Howard that working next to President Barack Obama was nerve-wracking.
“Most nervous I’ve ever been,” Meyers said. “You’re telling jokes on a dais where the president is next to you.”
Howard also asked Meyers, a former Weekend Update anchor on Saturday Night Live, who Meyers’ favorite anchor was. His answer? Norm Macdonald.