Raising money for a good cause? Showing he can take a joke? Preparing for the rigors of a 2012 presidential run? Maybe a little of all of the above?
Whatever the motivation, Donald Trump raised $2 million for charity in N.Y.C. last night by enduring an epic verbal pummeling on Comedy Central.
There's certainly no shortage of material with this character.
The roast of The Donald, hosted by Seth MacFarlane, was not an event he was stoked about at first, but he quickly volunteered when offered $2M.
Trump plans to donate the FULL amount to charity. The special airs March 15.
Jokes aside, the real estate mogul and Celebrity Apprentice creator is really mulling a run for the White House, sending an aide to Iowa this week.
What do you think about a possible Trump candidacy?