Don Lemon Invokes Billy Madison Quote After Playing Spicer Clip: ‘Everyone in This Room Is Now Dumber…’
Tonight CNN’s Don Lemon played a rather lengthy portion of Sean Spicer‘s press conference today where he defended President Trump‘s claims of wiretapping, including a heated exchange he had with CNN’s Jim Acosta.
When the camera was back on Lemon––following Spicer pointing out that Trump didn’t “specifically mean wiretapping because he had it in quotes”––he laughed a bit and said this:
“Did anyone see Billy Madison? The game show scene? ‘Everyone in this room is dumber for having listened to that.’ I hope that you’re not dumber and I hope we are providing you some information.”
Lemon was, of course, referring to this infamous scene:
Later on in the program, as Lemon talked about Spicer’s press conferences, he made the observation that “they’re SNL in the middle of the day.”
Watch above, via CNN.
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