Rich and powerful Oompa Loompa Donald Trump has responded to Hillary Clinton criticizing him during last night's debate for his misogynistic treatment of former Miss Universe Alicia Machado—by making things even worse. The Republican presidential candidate went on Fox and Friends this morning and responded to Clinton's comments by noting that Machado had "gained a massive amount of weight," and "it was a real problem."
For most people, this is considered putting your foot in your mouth. For Donald Trump, it's just called talking.
During last night's debate, Clinton reminded America of the time Trump called Machado "Miss Piggy." We had not forgotten. (He also called the then 19-year-old an "eating machine" on Howard Stern, made her go to the gym and invited the press to watch her work out.)
"She was the winner, and, you know, she gained a massive amount of weight, and it was a real problem," Trump said this morning of Machado. "We had a real problem. Not only that, her attitude, and we had a real problem with her."
Trump also described Machado as "the worst we ever had," among Miss Universe winners (Trump owned the franchise until 2015). Machado, who was representing Venezuela, competed and won Miss Universe in 1996. She then says Trump "publicly humiliated" her after she gained weight after winning the competition.
"Donald, she has a name. Her name is Alicia Machado," Clinton said last night. "And she has become a U.S. citizen and you can bet she is going to vote this November."
And she's made it clear who she's voting for.