Late-Night Hosts Poke Fun at Trump's New Hire Anthony Scaramucci, "A Human Pinky Ring"
Seth Meyers had a lot to say about the new White House communications director: "He is the human embodiment of a double-parked BMW. He looks like the guy who leaves a doo-wop group over creative differences."
On Friday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned his post as New York financier Anthony Scaramucci was named President Trump's new White House communications director.
Scaramucci, who announced shortly after taking the post that Sarah Huckabee Sanders would be the new press secretary, was an unknown face to many in the administration, but late-night hosts took the opportunity Monday to rectify that problem and properly introduce him.
Late Night's Seth Meyers had a lot of thoughts about Scaramucci, dubbed "The Mooch."
"Look at this guy. He's a human pinky ring," joked Meyers. "He is the human embodiment of a double-parked BMW. He looks like the guy who leaves a doo-wop group over creative differences."
He almost ran out of one-liners, but continued: "I could go on and on. You know, what? Let's. He definitely calls waitresses sweetheart. His yearbook quote was 'Don't worry about it!'"
Over on CBS' Late Show, Stephen Colbert was excited to try on his Fonzie-like new Scaramucci impression.
In response to critics who have called Scaramucci "a joke" and a "Trump-world hanger-on who isn't qualified for the job," Colbert responded: "Wait, have you seen the Trump administration? Those are the qualifications for a job!"
Colbert continued that as one of his first decisions on the job, Scaramucci "hit the ground running with some great ideas for White House press secretary, and sorority girl at a rave party whose ecstasy just kicked in, Sarah Huckabee Sanders."
Scaramucci said in an on-air interview that he recommended that she keep the "hair and makeup person" she used last week. Colbert responded to his comments on a woman's looks: "Oh, he's going to fit in with the Trump administration just fine."
"Hey, and you could smile more, would that hurt so much? You're so pretty when you smile," Colbert continued in his Scaramucci impression.
Trevor Noah on The Daily Show joked about the new communications director in a segment called "Profiles in Tremendousness," that he continued for Scaramucci "since he's going to be around for at least a month."
The Mooch did his homework. pic.twitter.com/Wku0DF2ovd— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) July 24, 2017
The Comedy Central host also realized that because of his Goldman Sachs background, "maybe Trump's plan to crack down on Wall Street is just to move Wall Street into the White House."
Noah also enjoyed what he hoped would become "his signature move, 'The Mooch Smooch.'"
After jokingly musing over the jobs Sean Spicer could take next, The Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon spoke about Scaramucci deleting old tweets critical of Donald Trump. "Trump was shocked. He said, 'You can delete tweets?'"
In Scaramucci's weekend press conference, he claimed he'd seen Trump "throw a dead spiral through a tire" and other sporting accomplishments. Fallon was inspired to create a "Donald Trump Sports Camp" commercial, complete with clips of Trump awkwardly playing sports.