“I knew what I was doing going in,” the comedian told Terry Gross in an interview.
We've clutched these very same pearls before.
Michelle Wolf's speech was the big talker of the evening, but don't forget about Paul Ryan's awkward comedy or an animated version of Trump joking about the Central Park Five.
The comedian's controversial jokes at Saturday's White House correspondents' dinner have some critics questioning the event's traditions.
The comic praised Wolf's controversial performance at the White House correspondents' dinner.
"I dare you, you poor little man,” she said to Trump during an interview with Jimmy Kimmel. “I’ll give you $5 if you come.”
But the WHCA president, Margaret Talev, said the White House press secretary will “represent the administration” at the black-tie dinner.
This year's dinner weekend (yes, weekend) marks a return to simpler times when most attendees at least had some sort of tangential relationship to journalism.
It still hasn't been announced whether President Trump himself will attend.
It's against the White House Correspondents' Association's rules for tickets for the dinner to be raffled off or sold by recipients.