Jimmy Fallon messed up Donald Trump's hair on his show and the internet is furious with him

Jimmy Fallon got his hands on Donald Trump’s famous mop after inviting the presidential candidate on The Tonight Show.

Fallon was granted permission to mess up the Republican candidate’s hair – a gesture that did not go down well with viewers.

Many accused the talk show host of “normalising” Trump, treating him as he had any other celebrity guest and failing to address controversial statements the businessman-turned-politician has made – particularly around immigration laws.

Some saw the hair-ruffle as a symptom of a wider problem.

People thought he wouldn’t get away with doing the same to Hillary Clinton…

But in fact, he already did.

Some were on Fallon’s side though.

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