WATCH: ‘Match Game’ Celebrity Panel Calls Trump a ‘Racist, Idiotic Slug’


ABC’s Alec Baldwin-fronted Match Game revival went after Donald Trump again in its latest episode, with the game show’s celebrity panel jabbing at the Republican presidential nominee for the second time this season.

As is the show’s format, Baldwin set up the fill-in-the-blank prompt: “Princess Petunia is having a rotten day. She was supposed to kiss a frog to meet her prince, but instead she kissed a BLANK and got Donald Trump.”

One contestant answered “dog,” leaving the six-person celebrity panel to attempt to make a match. But the show’s celebrity panel — which included Isaac Mizrahi, Rosie O’Donnell, D.L. Hughley, Horatio Sanz, and Sherri Shepherd — had other, more colorful answers.

Sanz, perhaps best known for his 10-year stint on Saturday Night Live, offered the first guess: “A racist, idiotic slug.”

Sanz’s answer prompted massive applause from the studio audience and earned him a high-five from fellow panelist Rosie O’Donnell, who has engaged in a long-running public feud with Trump.

O’Donnell guessed a “damaged orange.” She had guessed “orange slug” in the show’s first episode in June.

Next up was former Sopranos star Edie Falco, who guessed “orange.”

Fashion guru Isaac Mizrahi said, “A snake with a comb-over,” to which host Alec Baldwin said “Some of the funniest answers I’ve ever heard on this show, but no matches so far!”

D.L. Hugely said, “I started to say, Princess Petunia kissed ‘America goodbye,'” but the comedian changed his mind and said “a Mexican… that’s for you George Lopez!”

“Too bad it wasn’t ‘Mexican dog,'” Baldwin added.

The last contestant was former The View co-host Shepherd, who answered: “Ben Carson.”

Match Game is one of three old game shows revived by ABC for this year. The network’s Sunday evening also features a revived Celebrity Family Feud and a revamped $100,000 Pyramid.

This week’s episode marked the second time the show has poked fun at the Republican presidential nominee. The show has made no such jokes at the expense of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.


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