Morning Joe gets awkward when Mika tries to imitate Trump


While visiting in France last week, President Trump paid a compliment to the First Lady of France by stating she was in great shape physically.  The media had a field day with Trump’s comments, claiming the president was “hitting” on the French first lady, or “flirting” with her.

In friendly conversation, Trump was overhead telling First Lady Brigitte Macron, “You’re in such good shape… beautiful.”

The subject came up again on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” panel Monday morning, and co-host Mika Brzezinski ended up creating an awkward situation for herself when she attempted to mock President Trump’s compliments even further.

Mika, in an attempt to show how it might sound if the situation were reversed, told the panel that MSNBC reporter Kasie Hunt thought both panelist Bob Costa and her co-host Joe Scarborough were “in great physical shape. I mean, like, really beautiful.”

Her comment befuddled Hunt, who didn’t understand the joke, which created an awkward silence that Scarborough finally had to interrupt, saying, “I’m going to jump in right here, Mika. We have a 47 second delay so this really isn’t the time to have awkward silences… because Bob and you look even more awkward than usual.”

You can watch the video below:


If you would like to receive Breaking News text alerts on a smartphone or tablet, download the DML APP which is completely FREE and easy to use. Go to the Google Play Store or the IOS App Store and search for DML APP. Be sure to keep the app’s notifications setting on. Another way to receive alerts is to text to 40404 the following message: follow @realdennislynch (be sure to put a space between the word follow and the @ symbol).

To see more stories like this, sign up below for Dennis Michael Lynch’s email newsletter.


Comment via Facebook

Send this to a friend