Naturally, Saturday Night Live saw nothing but the humor in it and recreated the meeting for its cold open on Saturday night's (October 13) episode.
The BBC reports that Donald Trump also mentioned a more unexpected musical preference in Think Like a Billionaire. SNL's West - as played by Chris Redd - asked shortly after going headlong into his incoherent, conspiracy theory-ridden word salad, prompting members of the media to raise their hand. "I just trust him as a person of intent".
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Trump then attempts to create rapport with the two, saying they are "real Chicago types, if you know what I mean", to "oohs" from the audience.
"I love you Kanye", Baldwin's Trump responded.
He continues: "I feel like when people tell me what to do, I feel like they're touching my brain".
"The only thing I want to point out is mental health in the black community is apparently an even bigger issue than I thought", he said.
Comedian Dave Chappelle called President Trump's rhetoric "repugnant" in an interview on Saturday and said he represents a small amount of the American public.
"Oh, my lord, what have I gotten myself into?" Eminem may have known that his fan base overlaps with Trump's supporters, or he may have caught on to the fact that his music "is more popular in parts of the U.S. that are disproportionately white".