Chrissy Teigen Calls Out NY Times’ Maggie Haberman Over Trump ‘Demonstrable Falsehoods’ Tweet

“Lip Sync Battle” personality apparently believes that character counts — and so does character-counting

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Chrissy Teigen had a bit of advice for New York Times White House correspondent Maggie Haberman on Saturday: If you call a lie a lie, it not only gets to the meat of the matter, but it frees up valuable space in your tweets.

Teigen took a little time out of her Saturday morning to call out Haberman, after the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist detailed what she felt were two “demonstrable falsehoods” told by President Trump.

“Trump told two demonstrable falsehoods this AM, one about his administration’s policy of separating undocumented immigrant kids inclu infants from their parents, which he tried to claim wasn’t his own policy,” Haberman tweeted. “The other was falsely claiming his own aide didn’t give a bg briefing.”

Teigen quickly stepped in to inform Haberman that brevity is the soul of Twitter efficiency.

“If you said ‘lies’ instead of ‘demonstrable falsehoods’ (although I applaud this blend of simultaneous trump ass kissing and Twitter trolling) you could have spelled out both ‘morning’ and ‘including’ – sorry, making the best of character usage is one of my passions,” Teigen wrote. “Now I’m out.”

But Teigen wasn’t out quite yet. She went on to explain why she feels the press is reluctant to directly call Trump a liar.

“Access. It is quite the conundrum. Be able to be in the same room as someone as fragile as our man child leader OR call him out on his s— and never be invited back,” Teigen wrote. “The problem stems from the fact our president is an adult baby with a constant wet poo in his pants.”

Haberman, like numerous members of the media, has been the subject of harsh criticism from Trump. In April, the president called Haberman out as a “third rate reporter,” after Haberman wrote an article questioning Trump attorney Michael Cohen’s continued loyalty to Trump now that he himself may be under legal jeopardy and quoted longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone saying “Donald goes out of his way to treat [Cohen] like garbage.”

“The New York Times and a third rate reporter named Maggie Haberman, known as a Crooked H flunkie who I don’t speak to and have nothing to do with, are going out of their way to destroy Michael Cohen and his relationship with me in the hope that he will ‘flip,’” Trump tweeted at the time.