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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appears during the 60th Annual Grammy Awards on January 28, 2018.
Bruno Mars beat Jay-Z for the top Grammy Awards on Sunday, nevertheless the surprise of the night was former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reading via Michael Wolff’s controversial book “Fire in addition to Fury.”
A pre-taped parody sketch saw Grammy Awards host James Corden audition celebrities, including John Legend, Cher, Cardi B in addition to Snoop Dogg. They read excerpts via the deeply critical book about President Donald Trump’s first year in office, ostensibly as contenders for a spoken word Grammy prize.
Clinton, who lost the 2016 election to Trump, read an excerpt via the book about Trump’s eating habits. “One reason why he liked to eat at McDonald’s: Nobody knew he was coming in addition to the food was safely pre-made,” Clinton read.
Corden then praised her, saying “The Grammy is usually inside the bag.”
The president’s family in addition to members of his administration immediately criticized the segment.
His son Donald Trump Jr. tweeted: “Getting to read a #fakenews book excerpt at the Grammys seems like a great consolation prize for losing the presidency.”
In a follow-up tweet, he added: “The more Hillary goes on television the more the American people realize how awesome which is usually to have @realDonaldTrump in office.”
Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations who is usually known to post on social media about her love of pop music, tweeted which Clinton’s appearance “ruined the Grammys. Such a shame.”
Wolff’s book “Fire in addition to Fury: Inside the Trump White House” became an instant bestseller on Jan. 5 when its Discharge was pulled forward after published excerpts set off a political firestorm, threats by Trump lawyers of legal action in addition to an effort to halt publication.
The book, dismissed by Trump as full of lies, depicts a chaotic White House, a president who was ill-prepared to win the office in 2016 in addition to aides who scorned his abilities. which is usually based on extensive interviews with Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon in addition to various other aides.