Louis CK says he regrets comparing Trump to Hitler

Posted April 07, 2017

It also landed C.K. on on the cover of the New York Daily News.

Louis C.K. regrets sending a scathing letter to fans previous year about then-candidate Donald Trump.

Nearly a year ago, Newton native Louis C.K. caused a firestorm when he labeled then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump an "insane bigot" and called him "Hitler" in an email to fans. Louis didn't expect his words to become front page news, but he doesn't regret his fiery diatribe against the candidate. "I don't take it back", he said. In an interview with Colbert, C.K. said, "He's just a gross, crook, dirty, rotten, lying sack of s***".

"Someones people lie - 'That guy lied, they found out he lied.' Then there's somebody who lies because they can't quite stay inside the boundaries of truth", he began. But the guy is Hitler.

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"Then you have a liar, somebody who it's nearly like a problem, they lie a lot". "And then I said they were liars, '" the comedian said. They lie a lot.

Addressing Trump he continued, "Then you have a lying sack of sh*t". During an appearance on "Conan" previous year, he said, "If you vote for Hillary you're a grown-up". He likes it. He goes, 'It wasn't even true.