Encourages reserve, jokes about Trump

Previous President Barack Obama has late-night jokes to tell on “Jimmy Kimmel Dwell!”

Obama sat down with host Jimmy Kimmel to discuss his new memoir, “The Promised Land” for a demonstrate airing Thursday (ABC 11:35/10:35 Central), and Kimmel has discovered a preference interview excerpt on social media. It’s a joke at the expense of President Trump’s famously brief attention span for reading through.

Kimmel mentioned that Obama’s reserve is in excess of 700 internet pages extensive, asking, “Did you make it that lengthy to make confident Trump never reads it?”

“I do not believe it would have had to be 700 web pages,” Obama replied laughing, the remainder of the joke drowned out by viewers laughter.

The 1st quantity of Obama’s presidential memoirs, “A Promised Land,” hit shelves Tuesday and offered much more than 887,000 copies (which include preorders) across all formats in the U.S. and Canada on its to start with working day of release, publisher Penguin Random Property announced Wednesday. It can be on track to be the ideal-advertising presidential memoir in fashionable background.

Supplemental matters on ‘Kimmel’ will incorporate how a lot of copies his e-book has marketed as opposed to spouse Michelle Obama’s “Starting to be,” and that Obama can usually simply call in the Navy SEALs to eliminate President Trump from business office.

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