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Donald Trump and Bill O’Reilly Tried to Intimidate Jon Hamm, Who Wasn’t Having Any of Their Nonsense

You come at the king, you best not miss.

Don Draper (Jon Hamm) - Mad Men - Season 4, Episode 13 - Photo Credit: Michael Yarish/AMC

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To much controversy and fanfare, Donald Trump hosted “Saturday Night Live” in late 2015. At the after-party for that now-infamous episode were Bill O’Reilly and Jon Hamm, who says that Trump and O’Reilly tried — and failed — to intimidate him by doing “that tall-dude thing.”

“He was with Bill O’Reilly,” said the former Don Draper to the New York Times. “They’re both tall dudes. And I’m a tall dude. And they both do that tall-dude thing, which is try to intimidate you. And it doesn’t work on me. I’m like, ‘I’m as alpha as you. Let’s go. You’re not going to chest-bump me.’ It was a very weird night. It was the shortest I’ve ever stayed at an ‘SNL’ after-party.”

Read the actor’s full NYT interview here, and amuse yourself by imagining that the exchange went a bit like this:

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