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Tina Fey thinks that Jimmy Fallon didn’t deserve all the backlash around his recent interview with Donald Trump.
Back in September, Fallon interviewed Trump on “The Tonight Show.” Many believed he was too soft on the controversial Republican presidential candidate. His toughest move was messing up Trump’s infamous hair.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actress and producer defended the “Tonight Show” host during a speech for the Producers Guild of America on Saturday.
“This election is so, so ugly, it’s not business as usual,” Fey said. “I really felt for Jimmy when people were so angry… It’s not Jimmy who peed in that punch bowl, it’s not Jimmy who created this horrible world that we’re currently living in.”
At the time, Fallon told TMZ, “Have you seen my show? I’m never too hard on anyone.”
And later when Hillary Clinton came on the “Tonight Show,” he poked fun at the controversy by giving the Democratic presidential candidate actual softballs.