Mike Myers Reprises His ‘Dr. Evil’ Character, Who Just Got Fired From Trump’s Cabinet (Video)

Mike Myers reprised his “Dr. Evil” character from the “Austin Powers” movies on Wednesday’s “Tonight Show,” when the supervillain revealed that he was part of President Trump’s cabinet. Until he recently got fired, that is.

“Well, naturally, I was gonna be Secretary of Evil,” he told host Jimmy Fallon. “But Steve Bannon got that job.”

Still, all of Trump’s “most evil ideas” were his, like the U.S.-Mexico border wall, which Dr. Evil wanted to be a “moat filled with spiky blowfish.” Presumably because sharks with frickin’ laser beams on their heads are just too expensive for that length of a man-made river.

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Oh, and Dr. Evil didn’t want Mexico to pony up for the thing — he wanted Alec Baldwin to pay for it.

But what about some of the even-more dastardly proposals to come out of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. lately, like deporting the DACA Dreamers?

“No, Jimmy, even I have my limits,” Dr. Evil said. “I’m evil, but I’m not a monster.”

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Later, Dr. Evil had some choice words for Jared Kushner, and called Donald Trump Jr. “creepy AF.”

“He looks like he’s missing a facial feature, you just don’t know which one,” he quipped on the latter.

Finally, Dr. Evil announced his candidacy for the 2020 presidential election with running-mate Mark Zuckerberg, whom he called “the only man who’s more hated right now than Donald Trump.”

Watch the video above.

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Mike Myers reprised his “Dr. Evil” character from the “Austin Powers” movies on Wednesday’s “Tonight Show,” when the supervillain revealed that he was part of President Trump’s cabinet. Until he recently got fired, that is.

“Well, naturally, I was gonna be Secretary of Evil,” he told host Jimmy Fallon. “But Steve Bannon got that job.”

Still, all of Trump’s “most evil ideas” were his, like the U.S.-Mexico border wall, which Dr. Evil wanted to be a “moat filled with spiky blowfish.” Presumably because sharks with frickin’ laser beams on their heads are just too expensive for that length of a man-made river.

Oh, and Dr. Evil didn’t want Mexico to pony up for the thing — he wanted Alec Baldwin to pay for it.

But what about some of the even-more dastardly proposals to come out of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. lately, like deporting the DACA Dreamers?

“No, Jimmy, even I have my limits,” Dr. Evil said. “I’m evil, but I’m not a monster.”

Later, Dr. Evil had some choice words for Jared Kushner, and called Donald Trump Jr. “creepy AF.”

“He looks like he’s missing a facial feature, you just don’t know which one,” he quipped on the latter.

Finally, Dr. Evil announced his candidacy for the 2020 presidential election with running-mate Mark Zuckerberg, whom he called “the only man who’s more hated right now than Donald Trump.”

Watch the video above.

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Sean Penn Slams Steve Bannon as ‘C-Word Charming,’ ‘Crook’ (Video)

Sean Penn has slammed Steve Bannon, who produced the Penn-directed 1991 movie “The Indian Runner,” as “c-word charming” and a “crook.”

During an appearance on “Conan” that aired Thursday night, Penn said, “I noticed that, without any need for them, we had two kind of cheerleader-looking new makeup assistants on the call sheet that, as the director of that movie, I had not called for and yet it was on my very minimal budget to make this film they were being paid.”

Penn joked that Bannon “exerted the same level of charm he does today” back then, and said that the assistants had been flown in from New York, where Bannon “coincidentally” also flew in from.

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“That was my first sense of him, that he was, other than the c-word charming, he was a crook, I think is what I thought,” Penn added.

When Bannon took on a role at Donald Trump’s White House years later, Penn said, “I didn’t even know it was the same Steve Bannon until I looked at him closely and imagined the Steve Bannon I knew but where the toxins of the soul so deteriorate and bloat and weld into this — I don’t think you can age like that without hating people.”

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Bannon was hired as White House Chief Strategist, but was fired in August 2017, according to reports, although he insists he resigned July 27. He returned to Breitbart News, at which he served as executive chairman at one point, but has since left again.

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Sean Penn has slammed Steve Bannon, who produced the Penn-directed 1991 movie “The Indian Runner,” as “c-word charming” and a “crook.”

During an appearance on “Conan” that aired Thursday night, Penn said, “I noticed that, without any need for them, we had two kind of cheerleader-looking new makeup assistants on the call sheet that, as the director of that movie, I had not called for and yet it was on my very minimal budget to make this film they were being paid.”

Penn joked that Bannon “exerted the same level of charm he does today” back then, and said that the assistants had been flown in from New York, where Bannon “coincidentally” also flew in from.

“That was my first sense of him, that he was, other than the c-word charming, he was a crook, I think is what I thought,” Penn added.

When Bannon took on a role at Donald Trump’s White House years later, Penn said, “I didn’t even know it was the same Steve Bannon until I looked at him closely and imagined the Steve Bannon I knew but where the toxins of the soul so deteriorate and bloat and weld into this — I don’t think you can age like that without hating people.”

Bannon was hired as White House Chief Strategist, but was fired in August 2017, according to reports, although he insists he resigned July 27. He returned to Breitbart News, at which he served as executive chairman at one point, but has since left again.

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Sean Penn on Working With Steve Bannon in the 1990s: ‘You Can’t Age Like That Without Hating People’ — Watch

Bannon produced Penn’s 1991 film “The Indian Runner.”

Though best known for being an Oscar-winning actor and critically panned author, Sean Penn also directs movies of his own every now and again. One of them is 1991’s “The Indian Runner,” which was produced by none other than Steve Bannon (yes, that Steve Bannon). Asked about working with the future advisor to Donald Trump by Conan O’Brien, Penn held nothing back: “I would say he exerted the same level of charm that he does today,” he said.

“My first sense of him is that he was, you know, other than this c-word ‘charming,’ I think it was ‘crook,’ I think is what I thought,” Penn added before adding, “I didn’t even know it was the same Steve Bannon until I looked at him closely and imagined the Steve Bannon I knew, but where the toxins of the soul so deteriorate and bloat and meld into this — I don’t think you can age like that without hating people. So that’s my impression of him.”

“It’s worth recognizing, not being in denial about it,” Penn said of the dire political climate. “We’re in a time, I think it is important to keep up the culture, so I’m not ashamed to be here with talented people and with you all talking about this stuff. If I were a news anchor, I think rather than reporting, I’d pull a file alarm every night — and keep doing it until somebody realized there was a fire.”

‘Real Time’: Bill Maher Mocks Conservatives Who Hate Hollywood as Jealous Haters

On Friday night’s “Real Time,” Bill Maher ended an otherwise uneventful episode with a brutal summation of conservatives who profess hatred for Hollywood liberals: essentially, he said, they’re jealous haters who couldn’t hack it in the entertainment biz.

“Republicans have to stop pretending they hate it when celebrities give their political opinions,” Maher said during the “New Rules” segment ending the show. “Please. You’re the party that made Reagan president.”

Saying “It’s not our fault that your celebrities are Ted Nugent, Pat Sajak and Donald Trump,” Maher contrasted A-list liberals to conservative entertainers.

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“James Woods? His last credit was on a Mastercard bill.”

“Scott Baio? The only thing he’s been in that made headlines recently was his costar.”

Noting that Antonio Sabàto Jr. recently said he’d been “blacklisted” for appearing at the 2016 Republican National Convention, Maher joked that being blacklisted would be a step up. “He’d be lucky to get on a do not call list. You’d have to run him in to show business.”

Maher noted that NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch once tried, and failed, to get a sitcom off the ground, adding that the “same thing” pretty much happened to Andrew Breitbart, as well as his successor at the website Breitbart founded, Steve Bannon.

“[Breitbart] called celebrities ‘elitist pestilence with their cocktail parties on the West Side.’ ‘God, I f—— hate them,’ he said. Which is funny because for years you know who I’d always see at cocktail parties on the West Side? Andrew Breitbart.”

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“Oh, he hated Hollywood. Hated it,” Maher added. “Hated it. Hated it. Mostly from his home in America’s heartland, Brentwood.”

Maher lamented that “If only they had made that sitcom, today [Dana Loesch] might be a completely normal person,” and ended “New Rules” with a plea for studios to try and reverse the trend of Republican media heroes who started out with Hollywood dreams.

“That is why I implore tonight of all Hollywood executives, the next time a conservative comes to you with a really dumb idea for a movie or a TV show, just f—— do it. We need affirmative action for Republicans in show business. They’re not good enough to make it on their own but if we give them a leg up, maybe they won’t take their rejection out on the whole country.”

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On Friday night’s “Real Time,” Bill Maher ended an otherwise uneventful episode with a brutal summation of conservatives who profess hatred for Hollywood liberals: essentially, he said, they’re jealous haters who couldn’t hack it in the entertainment biz.

“Republicans have to stop pretending they hate it when celebrities give their political opinions,” Maher said during the “New Rules” segment ending the show. “Please. You’re the party that made Reagan president.”

Saying “It’s not our fault that your celebrities are Ted Nugent, Pat Sajak and Donald Trump,” Maher contrasted A-list liberals to conservative entertainers.

“James Woods? His last credit was on a Mastercard bill.”

“Scott Baio? The only thing he’s been in that made headlines recently was his costar.”

Noting that Antonio Sabàto Jr. recently said he’d been “blacklisted” for appearing at the 2016 Republican National Convention, Maher joked that being blacklisted would be a step up. “He’d be lucky to get on a do not call list. You’d have to run him in to show business.”

Maher noted that NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch once tried, and failed, to get a sitcom off the ground, adding that the “same thing” pretty much happened to Andrew Breitbart, as well as his successor at the website Breitbart founded, Steve Bannon.

“[Breitbart] called celebrities ‘elitist pestilence with their cocktail parties on the West Side.’ ‘God, I f—— hate them,’ he said. Which is funny because for years you know who I’d always see at cocktail parties on the West Side? Andrew Breitbart.”

“Oh, he hated Hollywood. Hated it,” Maher added. “Hated it. Hated it. Mostly from his home in America’s heartland, Brentwood.”

Maher lamented that “If only they had made that sitcom, today [Dana Loesch] might be a completely normal person,” and ended “New Rules” with a plea for studios to try and reverse the trend of Republican media heroes who started out with Hollywood dreams.

“That is why I implore tonight of all Hollywood executives, the next time a conservative comes to you with a really dumb idea for a movie or a TV show, just f—— do it. We need affirmative action for Republicans in show business. They’re not good enough to make it on their own but if we give them a leg up, maybe they won’t take their rejection out on the whole country.”

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Steve Bannon Defends ‘Fire and Fury,’ Slams CNN and Facebook, Deflects Cambridge Analytica Questions

Former top Trump advisor Steve Bannon on Thursday took aim at CNN and Facebook, defended his dishing in the White House tell-all “Fire and Fury,” and deflected questions about his involvement with the Cambridge Analytica firm at the center of the data breach controversy that has enveloped Facebook. Speaking at the Financial Times’ Future of […]

Former top Trump advisor Steve Bannon on Thursday took aim at CNN and Facebook, defended his dishing in the White House tell-all “Fire and Fury,” and deflected questions about his involvement with the Cambridge Analytica firm at the center of the data breach controversy that has enveloped Facebook. Speaking at the Financial Times’ Future of […]

Steve Bannon Fires Back At Jeff Zucker: CNN A “Disgrace To Journalism”

Steve Bannon, the former White House chief strategist and ex-exec chairman of Breitbart News, slammed CNN’s Jeff Zucker today, speaking at the same conference where Zucker had earlier decried Fox News as “state propaganda.”
Bannon, interviewed on stage during the Financial TimesFT Future of News conference in New York, said “it galls me” that Zucker earlier at the conference called Fox News a propaganda channel. “You can’t name a more propaganda outfit than CNN,” Bannon…

Steve Bannon, the former White House chief strategist and ex-exec chairman of Breitbart News, slammed CNN’s Jeff Zucker today, speaking at the same conference where Zucker had earlier decried Fox News as “state propaganda.” Bannon, interviewed on stage during the Financial TimesFT Future of News conference in New York, said “it galls me” that Zucker earlier at the conference called Fox News a propaganda channel. “You can’t name a more propaganda outfit than CNN,” Bannon…

Steve Bannon Rips Jeff Zucker Over Fox News Diss, Calls CNN ‘Propaganda Outfit’

Steve Bannon ripped into CNN on Thursday, slamming the network just hours after CNN chief Jeff Zucker accused Fox News of being “state-run TV and a “propaganda machine.”

“It galls me that someone like Jeff Zucker can walk in here and say that Fox News is a propaganda channel. You can’t name a more propaganda outlet than CNN,” the former White House adviser said during a heated exchange at the Financial Time Future of News conference in New York City.

“That is a propaganda outfit. Every night it’s, Hate Trump. To come in here and say that another network is propaganda, that is totally absurd,” he said.

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“They’re gutless, they’ll never debate the facts,” the ex-Breitbart News chairman added. “That’s why they’re a propaganda outfit, just like the New York Times.”

Earlier in the day, Zucker made headlines after launching a blistering attack on Fox News, which he called a “state-run” news organization comparable to the Russian media service TASS.

“It is really state-run TV. It is a pure propaganda machine and I think does an incredible disservice to this country,” Zucker said. “There are a handful of really good journalists there, but I think they are lost in what is a complete propaganda machine and the idea that it’s a news channel is really not the case at all.”

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“TASS has nothing on them,” said Zucker. “I’ll get attacked all night tonight and tomorrow night for saying this but whatever, it’s the truth.”

Reps for Fox News did not immediately respond to request for comment from TheWrap.

Bannon also opined widely in a freewheeling interview with Financial Times Editor Lionel Barber. In addition to defending Fox News, Bannon also said he had no regrets about his role as a primary source in Michael Wolff’s best-seller “Fire and Fury.”

“Hope Hicks and the president authorized that book,” said Bannon. “I haven’t read the book but no, I don’t regret it. It is what it is.”

Bannon also deflected questions about his former employer Cambridge Analytica, and instead savaged Facebook and its leader, Mark Zuckerberg.

“That data is all out there. Facebook takes your stuff for free, they sell it and monetize it for huge margins and then they write algorithms that control your life,” he said. “
His entire business model is taking that data for free and monetizing it and then writing algorithms on a wall and treating you like a hamster in a wheel.”

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Steve Bannon ripped into CNN on Thursday, slamming the network just hours after CNN chief Jeff Zucker accused Fox News of being “state-run TV and a “propaganda machine.”

“It galls me that someone like Jeff Zucker can walk in here and say that Fox News is a propaganda channel. You can’t name a more propaganda outlet than CNN,” the former White House adviser said during a heated exchange at the Financial Time Future of News conference in New York City.

“That is a propaganda outfit. Every night it’s, Hate Trump. To come in here and say that another network is propaganda, that is totally absurd,” he said.

“They’re gutless, they’ll never debate the facts,” the ex-Breitbart News chairman added. “That’s why they’re a propaganda outfit, just like the New York Times.”

Earlier in the day, Zucker made headlines after launching a blistering attack on Fox News, which he called a “state-run” news organization comparable to the Russian media service TASS.

“It is really state-run TV. It is a pure propaganda machine and I think does an incredible disservice to this country,” Zucker said. “There are a handful of really good journalists there, but I think they are lost in what is a complete propaganda machine and the idea that it’s a news channel is really not the case at all.”

“TASS has nothing on them,” said Zucker. “I’ll get attacked all night tonight and tomorrow night for saying this but whatever, it’s the truth.”

Reps for Fox News did not immediately respond to request for comment from TheWrap.

Bannon also opined widely in a freewheeling interview with Financial Times Editor Lionel Barber. In addition to defending Fox News, Bannon also said he had no regrets about his role as a primary source in Michael Wolff’s best-seller “Fire and Fury.”

“Hope Hicks and the president authorized that book,” said Bannon. “I haven’t read the book but no, I don’t regret it. It is what it is.”

Bannon also deflected questions about his former employer Cambridge Analytica, and instead savaged Facebook and its leader, Mark Zuckerberg.

“That data is all out there. Facebook takes your stuff for free, they sell it and monetize it for huge margins and then they write algorithms that control your life,” he said. “
His entire business model is taking that data for free and monetizing it and then writing algorithms on a wall and treating you like a hamster in a wheel.”

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