Trump's secret "SNL" promo promises an explosive show: Taunting "real loser" Ben Carson and the FCC teases a no-holds-barred night

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By Anna Silman
November 5, 2015 8:21PM (UTC)
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Donald Trump's "Saturday Night Live" hosting gig is already racking up the gaffes, and it isn't even the weekend yet.

On Wednesday, “Saturday Night Live” released a bunch of midweek promos for this weekend’s show, hosted by Donald Trump. While most of the promos are pretty tame and lighthearted, in one of the spots, cast-member Cecily Strong riffs that Trump can only speak for four seconds because of FCC regulations, after which Trump blurts out that Ben Carson is “a complete and total loser."

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Shortly after the videos were rolled out, an “SNL” spokesperson told NBC’s Peter Alexander that a number of these promos were released by accident, including the Carson jab.

You can see the official promo reel, with the offending clip excised, below.

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Watch to learn how Carson claims his childhood influenced his current calm demeanor:
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