In what likely seemed like a good idea at the time, Donald Trump jumped on Twitter Monday morning to answer some questions live, only to be swarmed him with jokes and criticism.
The Republican U.S. presidential candidate visited Twitter's New York City office to be filmed answering questions on his policies and opinions under the hashtag #AskTrump.
Many of the questions were earnest, but the vast majority appeared to be either harsh critiques of things Trump has said in the past, or jokes at Trump's expense.
Trump responded to questions about things like whether he will forgo the presidential salary if elected and if he thought Joe Flacco was an elite NFL quarterback.
But he ignored pressing questions about his hair...
and his slogan.
One person asked about his political chances, given other affiliations.
#asktrump As the head of Slytherin do you feel your association to Voldemort will hinder your chances at becoming the muggle president?— @roberic1
Even minor celebrities, real and fictional, posed questions.
Trump's continued refusal to back down from his inflammatory comments on Mexicans and illegal immigrants was denounced by several users using the #AskTrump tag.
"They're sending people that have lots of problems and they're bringing those problems with us. They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists," Trump said back in June during his initial announcement that he would run for president.
Like other Republican candidates, he's also declared interest in building a wall between Mexico and the United States.
#AskTrump do you hate Mexicans because most of us have that natural tan glow and you can't achieve that without looking like an orange?— @florislay
Yet, some still refuse to believe he's running.
But maybe this will all pass.
We all have a little Donald Trump in us... But a high-fibre diet can move it right along. #AskTrump— @DavidBHayter