Last night, Aziz Ansari stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where he told him the late night host that this election reminds him more of WWE wrestling or a rap beef than national politics.
“The orange-faced monster is running… it’s a very riveting election. It’s like watching WWE wrestling. There’s like, feuds and stuff. Right now it’s him and the Khan family. My God, they are destroying him,” said Ansari.
He identified the similarities between the election and the East Coast/West Coast rap wars of the 1990s, and points out that Khizr Khan — the father of a fallen Muslim American solider who has found himself as the subject of Trump’s newest feud — said of Trump, “You have a black soul.”
According to Ansari, that’s about mean as it gets. “[That’s] the coldest sh*t I’ve ever heard! I’ve never heard anyone say that,” he continued. “I heard that was gonna be a line in Tupac‘s ‘Hit ‘Em Up,’ and he was like, ‘no no, it’s too mean we can’t go there!'” he told Fallon.
Watch the above clip from NBC’s The Tonight Show.
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