Bill Maher's opening monologue on "Real Time" Friday night has stirred controversy yet again (Maher apologized earlier in June for saying the N-word) as the comedian joked how remarkable it is that Donald Trump still managed to be a bigger "creep" than Harvey Weinstein this week. Maher was alluding to Donald Trump's now infamous phone call with a Gold Star widow in which he lamented that the widow's fallen husband, Sgt. La David Johnson, "knew what he was signing up for" when he enlisted.
Trump's comments came as Hollywood was continuing to come to grips with one of its most powerful studio bosses having spent decades sexually assaulting women, a scandal which has rippled throughout the world.
“I am hesitant to say ‘the president has hit a new low,’ because you’ll think it’s a repeat,” began Maher.
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“On Monday, Trump called the pregnant widow of a dead American soldier to console her and ended up pouring salt in the wound and feuding with her all week,” joked Maher. “I mean, if you could take a week where it was revealed that Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted every single female in show business and still be the worst fat, gross creep, that’s pretty good.”