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WHCA Slams Michelle Wolf For Scathing Roast Of Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Apr. 30 2018, Published 1:47 p.m. ET

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Comedian Michelle Wolf suffered intense backlash this Saturday, after giving a twenty-minute monologue criticizing Republicans, Democrats, President Donald Trump's family and Sarah Huckabee Sanders, at the WHCA annual dinner.

Margaret Talev, the head of the White House Correspondents' Association, criticized the funnygirl, saying that her speech did not communicate the message the WHCA was trying to represent.

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"Last night's program was meant to offer a unifying message about our common commitment to a vigorous and free press while honoring civility, great reporting and scholarship winners, not to divide people," she wrote in her statement following Wolf's performance. "Unfortunately, the entertainer's monologue was not in the spirit of that mission."

Maggie Haberman, the White House Correspondent for The New York Times, also bashed Wolf, 32, for her controversial speech, tweeting: "That @PressSec sat and absorbed intense criticism of her physical appearance, her job performance, and so forth, instead of walking out, on national television, was impressive."

Haberman's comment came after Wolf joked Sanders, 35, "burns facts and then she uses that ash to create a perfect smoky eye."

As RadarOnline.com readers know, Wolf is not the first to poke fun at Sanders' dark makeup and questionable decisions. On December 2017, fellow comedian Chelsea Handler published a scathing video in which a Sanders lookalike was seen giving a bizarre makeup tutorial, applying thick layers of product and jet-black eyeshadow.

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Haters called Handler, 43, a "bully" after the clip was released.

President Trump also ripped Wolf and the entire program, tweeting Monday morning that "the White House Correspondents' Dinner is DEAD as we know it."

He also called the comedian a "bust" and wrote that the WHC dinner "was a total disaster and an embarrassment to our great Country and all that it stands for."

"FAKE NEWS is alive and well and beautifully represented on Saturday night!" he added.

What do you think of Michelle Wolf's wild speech? Sound of in the comments below.

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