Donald Trump: a man who likes the spotlight
April 14th, 2011
02:24 PM ET
12 years ago

Donald Trump: a man who likes the spotlight

(CNN) - Entertainer, billionaire, businessman and now, maybe, politician?

CNN has video of Donald Trump fulfilling all of these roles including his famous nuzzle with Rudy Giuliani in drag. With the possibility of a presidential run, Trump is being roasted under the media's heat lamp (more than usual). However, judging from these snappy comebacks and flat-out insults, Donald Trump doesn't seem like he'll be cracking under pressure any time soon.

Can't get enough of the Donald? Mr. Trump has paid many a visit to CNN. He "fired" our Richard Quest and even let Larry King run his hands through his famous coif. The man has an opinion on almost everyone, including Rosie O'Donnell, Bill Cosby and Fred Thompson - all of whom end up in the his crosshairs.

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  1. Sniffit

    "Donald Trump: a man who likes the spotlight "

    CNN: Gullible dupes who like to give it to him.

    April 14, 2011 02:28 pm at 2:28 pm |
  2. rusty155

    Donald Trump Is a Joke, the Country when don't need someone that file for bankrupt more time than any body else in America. you sure don't that person to run this Country.

    April 14, 2011 02:31 pm at 2:31 pm |
  3. Claudia, Houston, Tx

    FYI for Trump: This country has had "43 WHITE PRESIDENTS" that blacks have voted for. President Obama is the 44th president and he is black but didn't carry the black vote only because BLACKS ARE A MINORITY AND IT TAKES A MAJORITY TO WIN. So stop playing the race card against blacks, we voted 43 times white.

    April 14, 2011 02:36 pm at 2:36 pm |
  4. hillbilleter

    The Trump behaves as if he had too much Tiger Blood Tea at the Party and thinks he's got Adonis' toupee. He and Charlie Sheen should have a debate onstage. Double train wreck. What have they been smoking?

    April 14, 2011 02:42 pm at 2:42 pm |
  5. Marcus

    He is the New Sarah Palin - at least on the CNN blog - and I've more than had enough of him already.

    Here's a man that has violated the spirit of the law if not the letter of it. For example, he chartered his old, not-worth-very-much 727-vintage jet outside of the country to thwart taxes. Now, this may not be illegal, but I doubt if many Americans would support a man whose moral compass would let him do this.

    He defaulted on a office building loan recently in Illinois - might have been the project he let his 1st "Apprentice", Rancic run. Then Trump tried to claim that the building FAILURE was due to an "ACT of GOD", in an attempt to STIFF the Bank. I'm sorry, that's not "good business". That's an indication of MORAL AND ETHICAL DEFICIENCY. It's not what American's want in it's leader.

    Trump can't win. Most Americans would be EMBARASSED to have him as a President. He's only doing a kabooki dance with the media because they keep paying attention to him.

    April 14, 2011 02:46 pm at 2:46 pm |
  6. Rudy NYC

    Who wouldn't like it? As long as you have tall wall around your property for the sake of privacy, who wouldn't.

    Now for that "thing on his head", which David Letterman loves so much. It's real hair people. It starts somewhere around the back side of his head, and just lays up there nice and neat. Name it what you want, it's his real hair, which is why he wears it so proudly. Which brings me to my next point.

    Presidents don't wear their hair like that. At least not Republican Presidents. Eisenhower was bald. Nixon was bald. Ford was bald. Reagan had hair. Both Bushes had hair. Who else? Democrats. Kennedy had hair. Carter had hair. Clinton had hair. Obama still has hair, but he's losing it fast.

    Presidents either have hair, or are not ashamed to display the fact that they don't. Hair pieces are deceptive. They carry entirely the wrong message for a major politician. BUT, that's Trump's real hair.

    April 14, 2011 03:00 pm at 3:00 pm |
  7. S. In California - Obama 2012

    Here he is AGAIN pimping his women out. CNN's has a new love fest with Donald.

    April 14, 2011 03:04 pm at 3:04 pm |
  8. AEK

    Oh, please! Can we stop with the nonstop coverage or Mr. Hairdoo? He is just the new flavor of the month for the right wing of the Republican Party. Think about his predecessors, Sarah Palin, Michele Bachmann, Mike Huckabee! Not a viable candidate among them. Why? Because like Trump they are appealing to people who reflect the worst possible image for America.

    April 14, 2011 03:04 pm at 3:04 pm |
  9. jim

    look at the way he holds his mouth, corners perpetually downturned. he seems like such an angry, bitter old man. bragging about screwing over a head of state, ignoring facts about obama's obvious birthplace in hawaii ... he's not presidential material in the least.

    April 14, 2011 03:18 pm at 3:18 pm |
  10. Larry

    His granddaughter doesn't look anything like him.

    April 14, 2011 03:25 pm at 3:25 pm |
  11. the real ib

    no more than Obama; what's the big deal???

    April 14, 2011 03:25 pm at 3:25 pm |
  12. LacrosseMom(real one)

    He is a classic........ NARCISSIST! He is scaring the GOP.

    April 14, 2011 03:52 pm at 3:52 pm |
  13. Kimberly

    This man is a disgusting PIG! Nothing more! He DID NOT make billions, his daddy left it to him, he filed BK TWICE, and has had more government bail outs than the auto industry. He is a JOKE, and I REALLY REALLY hope he wins the nomination!!!! OH I cant WAIT for the right wing loons to say "oh look how scared the left is of Trump" lol- didnt they all say that about us and Palin? I hope he picks Palin as his vp too!!!

    April 14, 2011 03:57 pm at 3:57 pm |