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Zach Galifianakis Talks Donald Trump At White House Correspondents Dinner


First Posted: 05/17/11 11:35 AM ET Updated: 07/17/11 06:12 AM ET

For once, the spotlight was off of Zach Galifianakis at a comedy show. While he's gone from standup snob favorite to major international star, he still gets outshined by one performer: the President of the United States.

Galifianakis got a seat in the audience at the White House Correspondents Dinner, where Barack Obama made major headlines with his biting comedy routine, especially with his shots at now-former Presidential flirt Donald Trump. Galifianakis gave his account of the event to Conan O'Brien last night, and made no bones about what he thought of the Donald.

"Donald Trump was sitting nearby. Everybody was laughing at Donald Trump and it was the most beautiful thing, to have the bully of the world -- it was fantastic," said Galifianakis, who sat with Jon Hamm (who also gave his account of the event to Conan recently). "It was really great. I wanted to go up to him and go, 'Didn't you think any of that was funny?' But you don't want to engage with somebody that's so grotesque."

The other major memory Galifianakis took from the event? Seeing McGruff the Crime Dog.

Check out the rest of the interview below; among other things, he talks about kissing his dad on the lips.

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