Late night TV hosts unite to counter Trump punches

Stephen Colbert Jimmy Fallon and Conan O'Brien got together for a sketch about Trump's review of them

In the latest in the ongoing war of words between American television's late-night hosts and US President Donald Trump, three of American television's biggest stars featured in a short video Tuesday in which they debated how to respond to Trump.

Kimmel didn't participate in the bit, but they brought in Conan to the call, telling him they're talking about Trump. In the sketch, Colbert calls Fallon on a video chat. It led to Trump calling out Fallon on Twitter, to which "The Tonight Show" host responded with a donation in Trump's name to a Texas charity providing legal services to immigrants.

Trump has long held a grudge against Colbert because his show lampoons the president on a daily basis. Colbert disagrees, saying, "Well, that's not right". "Conan", O'Brien's late-night TBS show, didn't feature an original episode Tuesday. "Listen, Mr. President. I will not stand here and let you talk that way about James Corden", he joked.

It followed Trump disparaging them at a SC rally on Monday. "Hey lowlife!" Fallon says, to which Colbert replies, "Hey lost soul!" Fallon says he heard Trump said they are "all no-talent, lowlifes, lost souls". And remember, please be civil. "The real-estate guy who sells steaks?" he asks incredulously. "He's president? Wow. How's he doing?" "If we're not careful, this thing could start to get ugly", O'Brien said before inviting the other late-night stars to watch him shave his chest. He then went on to refer to Stephen Colbert as "the guy on CBS" with "no talent".

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Fallon had received criticism for his interview in which, apart from imitating Trump, he tousled the Republican candidate's hair and asked few inconvenient questions.

While Trump has targeted quite a few famous people since he entered politics, he's taken particular issue with the late night shows he's appeared on, like Colbert's The Late Show.

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