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Hillary Was Great, but We Want a 'Fire and Fury' Audiobook by Cardi B

"This how he lives his life?"
Drew Schwartz
Brooklyn, US

In a last-minute attempt to win 2018's Best Spoken Word Album (or a weird audition for the upcoming Fire and Fury TV show), James Corden rounded up a bunch of celebs to read passages from Michael Wolff's explosive book for the Grammys on Sunday night.

The pre-taped segment featured everyone from John Legend, DJ Khaled, Snoop Dogg, Cher, and Cardi B reading about the dysfunctional mess that is the Trump White House. But last in the lineup was a surprise appearance from Hillary Clinton, who apparently took a break from walking her dog in the woods or whatever to read about the president's "longtime fear of being poisoned" and his weird obsession with McDonald's.


"That's it, we've got it, that's the one," Corden said.

"You think so?" Clinton asked. "The Grammy's in the bag?"

Clinton was ostensibly hoping to win her second Grammy award for Best Spoken Word Album, after taking one home back in 1997. In the end, though, it was Carrie Fisher who won the award posthumously for her memoir The Princess Diarist.

For what it's worth, Corden might have done better by just having Cardi B read the whole thing.

"If Trump was not having his 6:30 dinner with Steve Bannon, then more to his liking he was in bed by that time with a cheeseburger," the singer read. "Why am I even reading this shit? I can't believe this. I can't believe that he really… this how he lives his life?"

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