Former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Dennis Miller has vowed to go after comedian Michelle Wolf for daring to roast the Trump administration at Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner.
Problem is, he admits he needs a few days to actually come up with jokes.
On Sunday, Miller ― who was on “SNL” from 1985 to 1991 ― promised to trump Wolf’s polarizing performance by going after her with the same venom.
What a horrid human being Michelle Wolf is. I’m going to read up on her over the next couple of days and I will have a few brutally mean jokes about her by Wednesday.
— Dennis Miller (@DennisDMZ) April 29, 2018
The internet didn’t need as much time to roast Miller. Many people were amused that a supposedly quick-witted comic might need three days to write the jokes.
I love that it will take you days to attempt to come up with something funny, and you admit it straight up. 😂😂😂
— Yeah. Notsomuch. (@Cycle4) April 29, 2018
Sassy 8 year old: (to Dennis Miller) Smell ya later, gramps!
Dennis Miller: You can expect my retort in the mail within ten business days!
— Evan (@elsplice) April 29, 2018
Dennis Miller, alone in his house, 5 days later, finally yells his comeback into the void. https://t.co/RMwZnJjsnw
— Brian Tyler Cohen (@briantylercohen) April 29, 2018
Others pointed out that Miller is taking a long time to create jokes based on current events.
By Wednesday? Somebody tell Dennis Miller this is the dictionary definition of “slow-witted”. pic.twitter.com/9lkY4ZRh2D
— Stable Genius Sean Kent (@seankent) April 30, 2018
No wonder Dennis Miller bombed on Monday Night Football. They were expecting improvisation from a guy who needs four days to write a joke. https://t.co/XVPuLBAHVQ
— Adam Best (@adamcbest) April 30, 2018
But some people had questions. Lots of questions.
QUESTION OF THE DAY:
Who is Dennis Miller?
— Marie Connor (@thistallawkgirl) April 29, 2018
"Horrid human being"? Isn't that a wee bit of an over reaction, Dennis? Which joke exactly makes her a horrible human being? Which sentence actually condemned her BEING...in your estimation? Curious because when I think of arbiter or virtue, DENNIS MILLER comes right to mind.
— Bill Beck (@Writer614) April 29, 2018
Is this how comedians handle other comedians when they don’t like their set? You say she is a horrid person then say you have to read up on her, which suggests you don’t know her at all. You just passed judgment on someone when you have absolutely no idea who they are.
— Chris Mata (@ChrisMataShow) April 30, 2018
Wonder what research Miller did when Trump said he was grabbing women by their va-jay-jays. Or how much research he’s done on the lies Trump and Huckabee have openly stated. Or what about researching our govt’s. corruption. Please Miller, spare me your outrage.
— Democracy 4 All (@goodbye56789) April 29, 2018
Others just wanted to help Miller deal with his pain.
A few hours later, Miller took time off from his strenuous job artfully composing “brutally mean” Michelle Wolf jokes to address the skewering he had received from his earlier tweet.
I'm working on a comment on me being roasted and I'll have it for you Thursday.
— Dennis Miller (@DennisDMZ) April 30, 2018
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