N.J. Gov. Chris Christie

TODAY   |  February 05, 2013

Chris Christie jokes about weight on ‘Letterman’

After years of being the target of jokes by David Letterman, Chris Christie shows his sense of humor, taking a big bite of a donut while a guest on “Late Night with David Letterman,” and saying he’s “obviously not” on a diet. NBC’s Natalie Morales reports.

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>>> after years of listening to david letterman poke fun at his weight on the late show , governor chris christie stopped by the show so he can get in on the jokes.

>> i didn't know this was going to be this long.

>> are you on a diet now?

>> well, obviously not.

>> i guess not, no.

>> just blew it. basically the healthiest fat guy you've ever seen in your life.

>> after trading barbs with the comedian who mocked him for so long, christie showed that he really is the bigger man. you're up-to-date. let's turn it back over to savannah, matt and al.