During an off-the-record meeting Monday with a group of 30 of the most high-profile members of the major television networks, Donald Trump reportedly took issue with a very specific aspect of their coverage: His double chin.
Both The Politico and the Wall Street Journal report that the president-elect even took a moment during the meeting to single out NBC News President Deborah Turness, who he complained ran an unflattering photograph of him on election night:
The source said the meeting started with a typical Trump complaint about the “dishonest media,” and that he specifically singled out CNN and NBC News for example as “the worst.” He also complained about photos of himself that NBC used that he found unflattering, the source said. Trump turned to NBC News President Deborah Turness at one point, the source said, and told her the network won’t run a nice picture of him, instead choosing “this picture of me,” as he made a face with a double chin. Turness replied that they had a “very nice” picture of him on their website at the moment.
He’s talking, of course, about photos like this one, which NBC has used multiple times: