Larry David Calls Trump “Sick Sociopath” and Claps Back at Chris Wallace Over Net Worth in Interview

Larry David had some blunt words about former President Donald Trump and his ongoing false claims that the 2020 election was stolen, calling the mogul a “little baby,” a “sick man” and a “sociopath” while appearing on Chris Wallace’s new streaming show this week.

David, whose long-running HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm concludes its 12th and final season April 7, did not hold back while speaking with longtime cable news host Wallace on his new Max series, Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace? The final season’s plot has David’s curmudgeon character becoming a cause célèbre after he’s arrested for offering water to a woman waiting in line to vote in Georgia, referencing a new law there following the 2020 election. (The plot also invoked Trump’s mugshot.)

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“You can’t go a day without thinking about what he’s done to this country, because he’s such a little baby that he’s thrown 250 years of democracy out the window by not accepting the results of an election,” David said after being asked how he has been “pissed off” by the still-ongoing noise around the 2020 election.

“It’s so crazy. He’s such a sociopath. He’s so insane. He just couldn’t admit to losing. And we know he lost. He knows he lost. And look how he’s fooled everybody. He’s convinced all these people that he didn’t lose. It’s … he’s such a sick man. He’s so sick.

“Anyway, no, [it] hasn’t impacted me at all,” the comic actor quipped.

David’s interview with Wallace veered into the contemplative as he answered questions on how he lives with himself and stopped Wallace in his tracks when he was pressed about his net worth. The Seinfeld creator earned $242 million in 1998 from the $1.7 billion sale of the beloved sitcom into syndication, according to The Associated Press. While speaking with David, Wallace explained that his father always told him people are fascinated by how much rich people are worth and that he once asked the question to Johnny Carson.

“I’m going to say what should have been said to your father: None of your fucking business. How about that? And that’s ridiculous. That’s ridiculous,” David replied, but Wallace pressed him, telling the comedy icon that he’d read he is worth $500 million.

“That number is so preposterous,” David clapped back.

“How about $100 million?” Wallace asked, only for David to reply with a laugh, “OK, how about you shut up? OK. How about you shut up? Is that all right?”

A dumbstruck Wallace replied, “I gotta say, you know, 100 interviews. Nobody’s ever said that to me before.”

In a less awkward moment, David discussed his regimented life.

“I don’t like traveling. I don’t like going anywhere. I like going to the office. (Laughs.) I like going to the office. I like playing golf. I like being in my house. I’m so dull and uninteresting. I really don’t enjoy being out and socializing and making small talk,” he told the host, who asked if the laughter was because he’s doing a comedy bit.

It’s not a bit, ask anybody who knows me … I wish it was a bit — I wish it was,” David replied. “I long to be somebody else. I wish I could enjoy things that most people enjoy. But I can’t.”

New episodes of Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace? are available Friday mornings on Max.

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