New York Magazine

Michelle Wolf Couldn’t Escape D.C. Fast Enough

After the Correspondents’ Dinner, a merciful break from politics.

WHEN MICHELLE WOLF says she didn’t pay that much attention to all the hoopla that followed her White House Correspondents’ Dinner speech, in which she called Sarah Huckabee Sanders an Uncle Tom for white women, she is probably being at least a little bit disingenuous. That she has been very busy, though, is true: The week after, she flew to Utah and ran a 50-mile “ultramarathon” on a salt flat in just over 12 hours. After that, back to New York to put the final touches on The Break With Michelle Wolf, her very own Netflix show, which debuted last month.

“I literally just left D.C. as fast as I could,” she says. Everything Wolf says comes out of one side of her mouth in

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