Donald Trump’s favorite physician, Dr. Mehmet Oz, is under fire after producers edited out a joke made by the GOP nominee about how much he loves kissing his daughter Ivanka.
According to MSNBC’s Peter Alexander, when Ivanka came on to the show during Wednesday’s taping, her father greeted her with a kiss… to which Dr. Oz said something along the lines of, “It’s nice to see a dad kiss his daughter.”
That was all it took for The Donald to give everyone the heebie-jeebies, telling the audience he kisses her every chance he gets.
(Ok … First, Eww).
But when the interview aired, the awkward exchange was conspicuously missing. Ivanka still walked out and Trump kissed her on the cheek, but with no mention of the kiss from spin-Dr. Oz.
Reporters who noticed the omission were quick to point it out. Alexander gave a warning to viewers before describing the cringe-worthy moment, saying, “Excuse me as I read it to you…” (watch video the video above). And Bloomberg’s health and science reporter Michelle Cortez tweeted: “The Dr. Oz show edited out Trump‘s comments on kissing daughter Ivanka as often as possible.”
Trump has had a history of saying inappropriate things about his daughter.
Exhibit A: Trump told GQ last year that his daughter was “really something, and what a beauty, that one. If I weren’t happily married and, ya know, her father.”
In 2006, Trump weighed in on the possibility of Ivanka posing for Playboy magazine with the ladies of “The View.”
“It would be really disappointing — not really — but it would depend on what’s inside the magazine,” he said. “I don’t think Ivanka would do that, although she does have a very nice figure,” adding that, “I’ve said if Ivanka weren’t my daughter, perhaps I’d be dating her.”
During the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this summer, Donald had Twitter in a tizzy after grabbing Ivanka’s hip on stage.
what is wrong with this man pic.twitter.com/svd4zLpunk
— Maryellen Stewart (@Maryellen) July 22, 2016
Maybe it’s time for campaign manager Kellyanne Conway to have a little chat with the Trumpster.
So, uh, looks like the producers of "The Dr. Oz Show" cut out the awkward comments from Oz and Trump about fathers kissing daughters…
— Jenna Johnson (@wpjenna) September 15, 2016
— Michelle Fay Cortez (@FayCortez) September 15, 2016