Kevin Spacey presided over an AIDS fundraising gala last night in France, and he used the opportunity to take digs at several prominent VIPs. Not the least prominent of Spacey’s targets was Donald Trump.
Spacey served as master of ceremonies at the annual AmfAR Cinema Against AIDS gala, which gave him ample time for him to roast celebrates ranging from the late news personality Johnny Carson to actor Jack Lemmon to former president Bill Clinton. Spacey did his Carson bit while donning one of his preferred plaid suit jackets, and he knocked Trump as he explained how a man like the mogul would’ve loved another chance to be in the spotlight of a star-studded event.
Spacey began by saying that Sharon Stone was unable to host this year as per usual because she was caught a disease that Spacey said was sweeping brain damage across America. “If you don’t know what the name of this disease is,” Spacey said, “that’s right, it’s called Donald Trump.”
Spacey took more digs by wondering whether Trump would actually hate being there because the fundraiser was taking place near the Cannes International Film Festival. “Foreign films contain two things Donald Trump hates the most: foreigners and reading,” Spacey said, though he reversed and said he’d probably be wrong because “there are so many casinos to bankrupt” in the area.
Spacey had to make several onstage costume adjustments throughout the routine, but when assumed the role of Clinton, he went to town when he said he’s “seen so many red carpets since I went to a swingers party.”
“Vote for her and you’ll get me,” Spacey said, egging the audience on as he kept up the act.
Watch above, via Associated Press.
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