Joel McHale was surprised that his Bill Clinton cigar joke wasn’t considered controversial at White House Correspondents’ Dinner

05.05.14 3 years ago

Joel McHale was surprised that his Bill Clinton cigar joke wasn”t considered controversial at White House Correspondents” Dinner
“I was very surprised by that,” says McHale. “I thought that of any jokes, the Bill Clinton jokes would be kind of the roughest, but no one is talking about them.” McHale also says New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie “was very cool” with being the target of his jokes. PLUS: McHale”s performance “was a mess.”

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