Grammys 2018 Watch Hillary Clinton Read Fire and Fury.
The biggest applause of the night at the Grammy Awards was not for Kesha and her moving performance, or Patti LuPone, or Beyoncé and her mastery of the art of sitting front row. It was, according to V.F.’s Josh Duboff, reserved for Hillary Clinton, who appeared at the end of a pre-recorded sketch in which various celebrities recorded the audiobook for Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury. She wasn’t even in the room! But just a few blocks east of her ultimately tragic election-night victory party, Hillary remained the singular-named star who mattered at Madison Square Garden.
The sketch was straight from Corden’s Late Late Show playbook, enlisting a wide range of music-industry stars (John Legend, Snoop Dogg, Cher) to read some choice passages from the book. Cardi B seemed particularly horrified by the whole thing, reading about Trump’s habit of going to bed at 6:30 P.M. with a cheeseburger and asking, with apparent earnestness, “This is how he lives his life?”
Clinton’s appearance was saved for the end, and though she began the bit with her face covered, one look at that red pantsuit jacket and . . . you just knew. Corden saved a good section for her. “He had a longtime fear of being poisoned. One reason why he liked to eat at McDonald’s: nobody knew he was coming, and the food was safely pre-made.”
Somewhere in Turtle Bay, one U.N. ambassador was displeased: