“The Late Late Show” host James Corden says he and actor Orlando Bloom confronted Ivanka Trump over her father’s administration at a recent wedding, telling her, “You can do something. You can make a difference.”
Corden was playing a regular game on his show Wednesday night called “Spill Your Guts or Fill Your Guts,” where he and his guests take turns either answering personal questions or eating one of many disgusting picks, such as bug trifle or bird saliva. Corden’s Wednesday guest was former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R).
Schwarzenegger was given a card to ask Corden, “You recently attended a wedding that was also attended by Ivanka Trump. What did you talk about?” The event was the September wedding of fashion designer Misha Nonoo and businessman Michael Hess in Rome, USA Today reported.
“Alright, I will say this: I was a little drunk … and I was with Orlando Bloom, who I think was equally, if not slightly less drunk than I was,” Corden said. “And we were stood at the bar … and Ivanka was also at the bar, and I can’t — I can’t 100 percent remember it, but I remember that we were quite drunk and we started going, ‘Ivanka, you can do something. You can do something. You can do something. You can make a difference. You can make a difference. You can make it better.’ And, all I remember, Ivanka was going, ‘I’m trying. I’m trying.’ “
Corden said he also ran into the senior White House adviser the day after the wedding.
“The next day, there was like a drinks thing in the afternoon, and I’d forgotten all about it until I saw her, across this sort of garden, and it all came back,” he said. “And she just said, ‘I bet you’ve got a headache this morning.’ “
Corden also made Schwarzenegger open up about politics, asking, “You and Donald Trump have a long history together. Recently, you’ve had a very public feud, but you’ve also known each other since the ’80s. What is the worst thing you’ve heard Donald Trump say in private?”
“Well, actually, in private, he always was very nice,” Schwarzenegger said. “As a matter of fact, the last conversation I had with him — a private conversation — was when he called me and asked me for my endorsement when he ran for president, and I declined.”
“Since then, everything that he says about me, or to me, is on Twitter, which sucks,” Schwarzenegger continued. “So, I think it was always kind of nice in private, but in public, I think that he’s very mean-spirited with what he says.”
Trump and Schwarzenegger, who briefly hosted “The Celebrity Apprentice” after Trump left the NBC reality show behind, have repeatedly traded jabs after Trump launched his 2016 presidential campaign. In 2017, Trump tweeted “Yes, Arnold Schwarzenegger did a really bad job as Governor of California and even worse on the Apprentice…but at least he tried hard!”
Trump also opened the 2017 National Prayer Breakfast with a jab at the former California governor’s TV ratings, saying, “And I want to just pray for Arnold if we can, for those ratings.”
Schwarzenegger has revealed he voted for then-Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) in the 2016 election instead of Trump, the GOP nominee. Earlier this month, he said he doubted he would be voting for Trump in 2020 and added that he “could” vote for Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D).