Jon Stewart “is a total phony, he is highly overrated,” says Donald Trump (!)

First, let’s talk about these amazing photos!!! Jon Stewart was out and about in NYC yesterday with his dog, Champ. Champ only has three legs!! OMG. I didn’t know Jon Stewart had a three-legged dog, but that is just… adorable. It makes me love Jon even more, and I’m already pretty much crazy in love with him.

Anyway, the latest controversy with/about Jon is that Donald Trump is trying to start something with him. And I do think that’s how it’s going down – Jon was just minding his own business, doing The Daily Show and doing his thing and Trump was looking for a new victim to bully now that the overwhelming majority of people think Trump is a frothing-at-the-mouth wingnut (especially after his call for armed revolution against… a duly and fairly re-elected president). So Trump tried to start something and Jon Stewart had some fun with that:

Jon Stewart has a lot of fans — but Donald Trump is not one of them. After a bit of back-and-forth between the two, beginning with a tweet from the real estate tycoon and culminating in a joke at his expense during the Daily Show on Wednesday, May 1, Trump again took to Twitter to voice his less-than-favorable opinions of the comedian.

“If Jon Stewart is so above it all & legit, why did he change his name from Jonathan Leibowitz? He should be proud of his heritage!” the Celebrity Apprentice boss wrote on Friday, May 3.

“Jon Stewart is a total phony — he should cherish his past — not run from it,” he added. “As I’ve said many times before, Jon Stewart is highly overrated.”

The drama between the two started on April 24, when Trump insulted the Daily Show host’s intelligence on Twitter. “I promise you that I’m much smarter than Jonathan Leibowitz — I mean Jon Stewart,” he wrote, prompting some followers to question whether he is anti-semitic.

In response, Stewart called out Trump on his show, joking that the business magnate’s birth name was “F–kface Von Clownstick.” The Donald was not amused.

“Amazing how the haters & losers keep tweeting the name ‘F**kface Von Clownstick’ like they are so original & like no one else is doing it…” he tweeted, adding that Stewart had stolen the moniker “from some moron” on Twitter.

“He’s an overrated a–hole,” he told a follower of the comedian. “Total phony.”

[From Us Weekly]

I’m fine with this. I’m fine with Donald Trump attacking Jon Stewart and I’m fine with Jon Stewart defending himself by making fun of F—kface Von Clownstick. I think this is a fair fight as far as “celebrity battles” go. What bugs me is when people treat Trump like he’s a legitimate political player with something to say about government or the economy. He’s not. He’s a petty windbag and a C-list celebrity who starts feuds and then whines when people disagree with him.

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  1. Spooks says:

    I love Jon Stewart. And The Donald is so entertaining, he should have his own reality show.

  2. Sorcha says:

    That photo of Jon patting his dog is adorable

  3. Dawn says:

    So yeah if the Donald think Stewart is a phony it means he’s the real deal and it makes me love him even more! End of story.

  4. katie says:

    jon is that perfect combo of smart/funny that makes him so incredibly sexy.

    trump needs to stfu and go away. hes pathetic and doesn’t realize how much he embarrasses himself.

  5. taxi says:

    Donald is such a blowhard, also very orange & his fake tan is poorly done. Is that more of Melania’s work? Supposedly, she cuts & “styles” his hair.

  6. someone says:

    I actually wonder if Champion, the 3 legged dog on Parks and Rec was inspired by Jon Stewart’s actual dog or if it was just a funny coincidence.

  7. ncboudicca says:

    Jon Stewart is a Forever Dong for me…since the 80s or 90s. I think I’m a little more in love with him after seeing him with his dog.

  8. rashers says:

    That dig at Jon Stewarts name just reeks of major anti-semitism. Which surprises absolutely nobody! Trump = raging racist, misogynist, transphobic and now anti-semite.

  9. grabbyhands says:

    As the lovely Jon Stewart replied-We seem to have hit a Fuckface Von Nervestick.

  10. Deb says:

    I love Jon. He is intelligent and hilarious. The Donald is an old windbag who loves the sound of his own voice. He might as well give up this fight & go back to associating with the Z listers on the Apprentice who he can bully so easily.

  11. only1shmoo says:

    If the Trump dislikes Jon, then it’s a flattering testament to J.S.’s character, IMO.

  12. NerdMomma says:

    Yep. That story and those pictures made me love Jon Stewart even more and hate F—kface Von Clownstick even more.

  13. j.eyre says:

    wait – Donald Trump is F*ckface Von Clownstick? That guy owes me money!

  14. Pandora says:

    Von Clownstick Towers, yep I like it!

  15. Mich says:

    Awwww. Champ!

    F—kface Von Clownstick is such a moron. Did he learn nothing from his complete humiliation at the hands of Bill Maher?

  16. Jenna says:

    That just makes me like Jon Stewart more.

  17. Dusty says:

    Can’t help loving Donald Trump. He stands up against the msm which few do.

  18. fabgrrl says:

    What?!!?! You mean Jon Stewart is Jewish? I had no idea, Mr. Trump. Wow, his whole life is a lie!

    I have always known that “Jon Stewart” was not his birth name. And that his middle name is “Stuart” and not “Stewart”. He is an ACTOR, they do this. Just like “Charlton Heston”, “John Wayne” and “Kirk Douglas”.

    Really, is this all that you have on him?!?!?!

  19. booboocita says:

    It isn’t just money that Trump’s after. Once he figured out that a spurious feud and frivolous lawsuit with Bill Maher got him more publicity than he’s had since the last election, he was bound to pick another fight with someone with a highly successful and visible talk show, just to generate some more publicity for himself. I love Jon Stewart (and “F**kface von Clownstick” is hilarious), but I almost wish he hadn’t responded, just to see if Trump would tantrum harder to get his attention. Next up for Trump: Stephen Colbert? Rachel Maddow? Hmmmmm …

  20. Merritt says:

    Trump is a massive bigot. It shows in everything he does.

    It is fairly well known that Stewart changed his name due to issues with his father.

  21. Susie Q says:

    umm, I think Fuckface Von Clownface is the overrated one. I won’t watch his show anymore in case someone can tell I am watching it, giving him the ratings.

  22. elceibeno08 says:

    I am still waiting for the long-form birth certificate to prove his father was not an orange orangutan.

  23. Belle Epoch says:

    Perfect example of how criticism of others is really a self-portrait.

    What people ick on in others is what they are worried about in themselves! Feeling insecure, Donald?

  24. Kiddo says:

    A guy with a orange marmot tortuously plastered on his head and Paris Hilton spray-tan is calling someone else a phony?

    Hahahaha. He is funny. He must not be getting the attention he wants.

  25. lucy2 says:

    I think this is hilarious.

    Doesn’t F–kface Von Clownstick have a business to run? How does he have time to sit there on twitter and whine? All this has done is made him look more bigoted, and somehow even more stupid and obnoxious.

  26. Samigirl says:

    Oh lord. Why is Trump running from his real skin tone or hair style? Why does Trump think calling everyone he doesn’t like “loser” is ok? Donald Trump is a whiny loser whose only “claim to fame” is his money. I really, REALLY dislike DT. I’m always firmly team whoever he hates, even if I dislike them too.

  27. Ann says:

    Shows how stupid FF von Clownstick is. He thinks he can take on Stewie and his team of writers and come out swinging? Clown-faced fool.

  28. siobhan says:

    Why would anyone start a feud with Stewart? Doesnt Donald know he will be destroyed? Stewart is both smart and funny. Donald is neither.

  29. Sally says:

    Haha, he’s one to talk about being proud of heritage; he came to Scotland and trampled all over his own one! It’s all in this movie…

  30. Sunnyjyl says:

    I’m fine with the donald dissing Jon. I think we all have Trump’s number-low as it is. He rates right up there with pocket lint.

  31. OhDear says:

    He (meaning Von Clownstick) and Palin should get together.


  32. Reece says:

    I didn’t think I could love Jon Stewart more. That doggy! *heart melts*
    As for F**kface Von Clownstick formerly known as Creamsicle Trump he needs to go take a long walk off a short pier.

  33. Miller says:

    I go to fordham and he went here too… Anyways he wanted to donate an entire building and the school actually said no to him not really because his taste is gauche and tacky but because they didn’t want to be associated with him. I know this doesn’t have much to do with this story but it just goes to show how bad his reputation is if a college denies a shit ton of money from him.

  34. Patrick says:

    Trump is the most overrated asshole on the face if the planet with more dollars than sense. Ol’ F**Kface Von Clownstick ought to shut his mouth.

  35. Lisa says:

    Jon is overrated, but his tweets about von Fkstick were right on.

  36. Barrett says:

    A guy with a bad comb over and orange skin is calling John Stewart fake. Meanwhile, John is in regular guy clothes w a 3 legged dog. Just the photos speak a thousand words.

  37. Kim says:

    Not a Donald fan but he is right. Jon Stewart is completely overrated. How did an ex volleyball player become qualified to talk politics as if he has a political background?

  38. Chris says:

    I find it ironic that Trump would suggest Jon Stewart’s a phony when he lives his life pretending to be a respected billionaire businessman/real estate magnate, when in reality he’s little more than a carnival busker. Plus that hair, the orange skin – what the hell is “real” about that?

  39. phlyfiremama says:

    HAHAHAHAHA~(wiping tears) Ah, now THAT was funny!! Donald Chump whining about Jon Stewart. F–Kface von Clownstump, indeed! I have been crushing on Jon for years and years~since Talk Soup, in fact. LOVE love love him.

  40. Len Edwards says:

    LOL, Trump is as phony as it’s possible to be.

  41. april says:

    Great article, Kaiser. You nailed it!

  42. buzz says:

    Racist birther fool Donal Trump is just asking to be publicly humiliated yet again.

  43. Kaboom says:

    That three legged dog has more class and relevance to the political discussion than the guy with the fake tan and the dead possum for a hairpiece.

  44. KellyinSeattle says:

    I do have to admit, though…the Donald does entertain me …
    Love the dog!

  45. Norman says:

    Donald Trump calls Jon Stewart a phony out of the blue, hmm lets look at the Apprentice as he went from the sea of MBA grads to a dribble of mostly “D” list washed up celebrities most of which have no degrees of which Trump once lauded a being very important. At least the one he calls Leibowitz has a consistent brand in his news and political satire for the years he has been at the desk, the only consistent thing with Trump for the last few years is his vulgarity and his shows low ratings.

  46. A says:

    So why exactly did Jon change his last name anyway?

    • A.P. says:

      Jon’s parents divorced when he was 11 and his father has pretty much never been in his life, so he wanted nothing to do with this last name. He tweeted about having a complicated relationship with his father. Stuart was his middle name so he just made that his last name since it had been his stage name anyways.

  47. PortlandJan says:

    Uh, F**kface von Clownstump, we might consider taking you seriously if you hadn’t glued the strangled carcass of a cocker spaniel to the top of your head.

  48. NEENAZEE says:

    Anyone who cares for a three-legged dog is pretty much an ANGEL in my book…

  49. Mary stevens says:

    Donald Trump’s original paternal family name is DRUMPF. Changed for obvious reasons: ugly. Jon Stewart could still have some fun with that fact, which would truly needle The Donald!

  50. Str8Shooter says:

    I hope this orange-colored BUFFOON realizes that the more he runs around picking fights with people…INTELLIGENT people at that…it just makes him look like even more of a moron.

    Just goes to show money does not equal class, dignity or character.

  51. Shaz says:

    I can’t come up with anything I don’t like about Jon, or anything I do like about F–kface Von Clownstick. Where does FF come off calling ANYONE a phony?! Pot you ARE kettle. And you’re fat, and you have cr@p hair. Clearly FF has a cast iron ego, cause he keeps opening that pouty, smirky little mouth.

  52. Suze says:

    Consider the source.

    Jon Stewart is my forever little brother – I will always think well of him.

  53. Andie says:

    Awww his puppy is adorable!

  54. Lucinda says:

    I love Jon Stewart and I think Trump is an ass. However, I wish Jon had used his immense wit to comeback with something a little more clever and less profane. It feels a little too much like stooping to Trump’s level.

  55. GreenTurtle says:

    There’s no fool like an old fool!

  56. carol says:

    donald trump is such a boob lol

  57. MaxPower says:

    I stopped reading after I read “a duly and fairly re-elected president”.

  58. A Fullerton says:

    Trump is a complete a…hole – he has recently taken to speaking for a whole nation ..namely “Scaatland” aka Scotland…about how the Scaatish people are against windfarms…just cos they’re going to build one near his golf course and will spoil the view! LOL!!!! Dont remember him asking me my opinion – I would keep the windfarm and get rid of the windbag….