Roy Wood Jr. at the 2023 White House Correspondents Dinner
Comedian Roy Wood Jr. brought down the house with his hilarious set at the 2023 White House Correspondents Dinner. The event, which took place on April 29th, was held at the Washington Hilton Hotel and was attended by journalists, politicians, and celebrities alike.
Nothing Was Off Limits
No topic was off limits for Wood, who tackled everything from the political climate to the latest celebrity scandals. He took aim at politicians on both sides of the aisle, making fun of their quirks and foibles.
Best Jokes from the Night
Some of the best jokes of the night were directed at former President Donald Trump, who was not in attendance. Wood quipped, “Trump is like a bad penny. He keeps turning up, even when you don’t want him to.”
Wood also took aim at Vice President Kamala Harris, joking, “She’s only been in office for a few months, and she’s already had more jobs than Jennifer Aniston in the 90s.”
The Right-Winger Who Loved Wood’s Jokes
Interestingly, Wood revealed in a recent podcast interview that he received an unexpected compliment from a conservative politician at the event. According to Wood, “There was one high-profile right-winger who came up to me after my set and told me he thought I was hilarious. I won’t say who it was, but it was a moment I never expected.”
Despite the divisive political climate, it seems that Wood’s humor managed to bridge the gap and bring laughter to both sides of the aisle.
Roy Wood Jr.’s set at the 2023 White House Correspondents Dinner was a standout moment in the world of political humor. His jokes touched on everything from pop culture to politics, and his ability to bring together people from different sides of the spectrum is a testament to the power of laughter to unite us all.