Jimmy Fallon channeled Bob Dylan in a live 'Tonight Show' to criticise Trump

NBCJimmy Fallon as Bob Dylan on ‘The Tonight Show.’
  • Jimmy Fallon recreated Bob Dylan’s 1964 classic “Times They Are a-Changin'” to criticise Trump on a live broadcast of “The Tonight Show” Sunday night.
  • Fallon’s rendition of the song also touched on the #MeToo movement and the NFL players’ movement to protest the national anthem.

Jimmy Fallon‘s “Tonight Show” followed the Super Bowl in a live broadcast on Sunday, and the host used the occasion to perform a new version of Bob Dylan’s 1964 song “Times They Are a-Changin’,” inspired, in part, by President Trump.

“Come gather ’round people wherever you roam / And admit that our country don’t feel like our home,” Fallon sang in grainy, black-and-white footage, accurately recreating Dylan’s gruff voice.

Fallon’s rendition touched on the #MeToo movement (“Come women and men who hashtag #MeToo / And believe me when I say that we believe you”), NFL players kneeling in protest of the national anthem, and Michael Wolff’s controversial book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” – with several jabs at Trump thrown in.

“Look past what he says and look at how he acts / The ‘Fire and Fury’ is raging / For his words can hurt, but your words can fight back / New York Times, they aren’t a-failing,” Fallon sang.

Watch the clip below:

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