Hillary Clinton’s Between Two Ferns Sitdown Broke Viewing Records for Funny or Die

clinton-fernsHillary Clinton‘s appearance on Between Two Ferns with Zack Galifianakis broke all-time viewership records for Funny or Die.

In the video, Clinton played things relatively straight to Galifianakis’ hijinks and roasting of both her and Donald Trump. For example, he asked her about being some childrens’ “first white president” and threw a Trump campaign ad into the middle of the interview.

The video went live yesterday, and according to The Hollywood Reporter, it was watched 30 million times in 24 hours, which is a record for Funny or Die. And this is the show that has featured guests like Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lawrence, and President Obama.

Hundreds of thousands of people shared it on Facebook, over 25,000 shared it on Twitter, and it was one of the biggest pieces of campaign news yesterday.

Scott Aukerman, who directed the episode, told The Daily Beast it was actually Clinton’s idea to do the bit and it was a “pretty relaxed, fun shoot.”

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