On March 9, Comedy Central will tape its Roast of Donald Trump with MacFarlane hosting, who will become the first person to emcee the channel's annual Roast in succession. Back when the Roast was originally announced in its official press release, Trump had one thing to say: he's only doing it for the cash.
“I’ll show up to the Roast because Comedy Central is paying me a lot of money, but I’m confused as to how anybody could make fun of me,” said Trump.
Oh yeah, Trump? Well, Elizabeth Porter, SVP of Specials and Talent for Comedy Central, might be smarter than you think:
“Donald Trump is a brilliant business man who has made the Trump name a worldwide brand,” she said. “ We are so glad he agreed to be Roasted. I'm hoping he buys me a plane."
Regardless, we're taking bets now. Over/under on how many times do roasters somehow terribly reference "you're fired"?