Ann Coulter was supposed to be roasting Rob Lowe during Saturday evening's taping of "The Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe," but headlines are blaring today that she was the one who took most of the incoming fire.
She's probably used to the abuse, considering the far-right political commentator hasn’t exactly been shy about her own views on every hot-button topic under the sun.
"Extra’s" Renee Bargh caught up with Coulter before the roast, where the author of the new book "In Trump We Trust" defended Donald Trump and his most recent comments on immigration. Asked if Trump had softened his stance on deportation, Coulter said, "I don’t think he really did. He just said something stupid, which he’s done before, and he will do again... he does need a little slap now and then. But no, his policy is to put Americans first on everything. If he does that, he’s fine."
She may be on to something about Trump's evolving views on immigration — hours before the roast, it was reported the candidate had reverted to his former hardline stance, promising deportations "within one hour after I take office."
Coulter, who had never been to a celebrity roast before, said, "I hear it gets kind of mean," but was happy to be there for Rob Lowe, who she deemed to be "gorgeous."
"The Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe" will air Labor Day on Comedy Central at 10 p.m.