Serkis hopped into a crouched position on his chair and dived into his Lord of the Rings character to read for the audience.
The actor first read one of Trump’s tweets from June 13 about how “The Fake News Media has never been so wrong or so dirty.”
The Fake News Media has never been so wrong or so dirty. Purposely incorrect stories and phony sources to meet their agenda of hate. Sad!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 13, 2017
Serkis then read Trump’s “covfefe” tweet from May 31.
Despite the constant negative press covfefe
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 31, 2017
After reading the tweet, Serkis asked Colbert, “Wait! What’s covfefe precious?”
“No one knows,” Colbert responded.
“I got to say, they actually sound better that way,” Colbert noted of Serkis’ performance.
Watch Serkis read Trump’s tweets in the video above.