Jimmy Fallon Makes Donation In Trump's Name After President's Twitter Attack

Jimmy Fallon took off the gloves Monday night after President Donald Trump mocked him on Twitter and said the comedian should "be a man" and stop "whimpering".

"Before we begin, I just wanna give a shout out to our show's number one fan - the President of the United States!" "I don't have his number, I don't want his number", Fallon said.

"As you may have heard, last night, the President of the United States went after me on Twitter", Fallon said in his monologue. "Why are you tweeting at me?"

It all started with a published interview in which Fallon admitted that, during a Tonight Show sit-down two years ago, he did not tussle then-candidate Trump's hair to "normalize him" or to stand by his political beliefs.

The host also disputed Trump's claim that Fallon had called him to tell him that he had "monster ratings". What are you doing?

"It's insane. The president went after me on Twitter".

"When I saw that Trump insulted me on Twitter, I was gonna tweet back immediately", Fallon said, "but I thought, 'I have more important things to do.' Then I thought, 'Wait - shouldn't HE have more important things to do?' He's the president!" "'You don't even know what you're talking about if you say that I'm evil or whatever.' But people just jump on the train, and some people don't even want to hear anything else".

Fallon told The Hollywood Reporter last week that he regretted his controversial 2016 interview with Trump. He added that he was sorry and that he'd made a mistake.

In response to Trump's tweet, the newly woke Fallon tweeted that he's making a donation to RAICES - a charity aiming to reunite immigrant families separated at the border - in Trump's name. Then he returned to sniping at Fallon.

Fallon responded on Twitter with a nod to the plight of young immigrants caught up in Trump's zero-tolerance administration policies.

Meanwhile, at a rally in SC on Monday night, Trump was still talking about Fallon and ratings.

Indeed, if anything, Fallon has fallen behind his more politically-inclined competition - CBS's Late Show With Stephen Colbert is now No. 1 in total viewers.

"'You know the grind and you know me".

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