All that controversy only served to prove that there is no such thing as bad press, because video of Wolf's set quickly went viral, amassing 4.4 million viewers in only three days - which is 100,000 more then 4.3 million views Meyers' WHCD set got.after seven years.
If you hated the Correspondents Dinner, she told Seth, you're really going to hate this show. Wolf said, stifling laughs, "They're chanting "Lock her up!'" echoing the oft-used chant of Donald Trump supporters when referring to 2016 presidential rival Hillary Clinton".
Like numerous comics who have appeared at the event before her, Wolf's performance in Washington drew mixed reviews.
Later in the interview Meyers brought up Wolf's new Netflix show "The Break" and asked how it is being in charge of her own writing staff now.
"You wanted to watch me fail", he said.
There was an easy camaraderie between the pair as they chatted and reminisced about Wolf's time as a writer on the late-night show. "Michelle Wolf has a new show premiering on Netflix May 27".