2023-01-24 07:10:30

Wanda Sykes Kicks Off Daily Show Stint by Panning a Eulogy From Trump

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By Trish Bendix

Sykes ribbed Donald Trump for forgetting a Black woman he met several times and who supported him at rallies, setting the Black race back 50 years.

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Wanda Sykes started her weeklong stint as host of The Daily Show with a look at former President Donald Trumps awkward eulogy during a memorial for an unwavering supporters who died recently. The service was for Lynnette Diamond Hardaway, one of two sisters who Sykes noted were always showing up at his rallies, praising him on TV, setting the Black race back 50 years.

You know those two. Trump held meetings with them, hed invite them to the Oval Office, he would point at them and say, See, Black people love me! WANDA SYKES

In his speech, Trump said he recalled Diamond but didnt remember Silk, who asked the former President to eulogize her sister.

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