Netflix Adding 'Skip Trump Jokes' Button for Seth Meyers Special


Aside from Trump jokes, the special is also set to tackle "family, fatherhood, and why you should never take your girlfriend to Paris for her birthday", per Netflix.

Meyers has been joking about Trump since before it was cool.

Comedy fans unable to stomach one more joke about the president now have a way to separate their laughs from their politics.

The button works similarly to the "skip intro" button streamers see when they want to bypass a show's opening theme song.

Seth Meyers is doing a favor for everyone who is exhausted of jokes about President Trump.

Meyers told CNN Business he does not need his own "skip" button for politics, as he might be burned out from some politicians, but not on politics.

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Meyers, formerly a writer and cast member on "SNL", has a history of lampooning Trump that started long before the President made it to the White House and Meyers became host of "Late Night". The new Seth Meyers comedy special that'll debut on the streaming service tomorrow will include a button that lets viewers skip over jokes about President Trump, a frequent topic on Late Night.

Meyers explained to CNN: "It dawned on me that because it was on Netflix, there would be this opportunity to put in technology that would allow people to skip it".

If you want to watch but you're tired of the political topics, you'll have the option of skipping the Trump jokes entirely using a special button that will appear on the screen.

"I think, look, sometimes at a fancy restaurant they'll put parsley on your plate, and you'll think, 'Well, that's a nice touch, ' but you're not going to eat the parsley", Meyers said.

More interactive additions to video content haven't been integrated widely before by Netflix, and so far Bandersnatch is a one-off as well. That makes the button a joke itself - it's not something the company plans to roll out to every show or film.

"We're thrilled he was able to take advantage of the Netflix experience in such a amusing and innovative way", said Robbie Praw, Netflix's director of original standup programming.