In an episode of 60 Minutes with Donald Trump that aired Sunday, the president-elect told an edgy nation: "Don't be afraid."

Afraid? Us? Who's afraid?

"Don't be afraid, we are going to bring our country back, but certainly don't be afraid," continued Trump, face to face with Lesley Stahl. "You know we just had an election and it's sort of like, you have to be given a little time."


When Stahl asked Trump about incidents of "racial slurs" and "personal threats" against African Americans, Latinos, Muslims, and the LGBTQ community at the hands of his supporters in recent days, Trump responded:

"I am so saddened to hear that. And I say, 'Stop it.' If it—if it helps."

Then Trump took the opportunity to show off his reality TV chops. Finding the camera and gazing into it with all the confidence of Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino in a confessional booth interview for MTV, Trump continued:

"I will say this and I'll say it right to the camera: 'stop it.'"


Read the full 60 Minutes transcript over at CBS News.