Viewership of Sunday's Academy Awards broadcast plunged to a record-low viewership of 26.5 million people.
According to the Nielsen company, that's a 20 percent drop from the 33 million people who watched last year's show.
Trump tweeted Tuesday: "Lowest rated Oscars in HISTORY. Problem is, we don't have Stars anymore - except your President (just kidding, of course)!"
Sunday's broadcast included a few barbs that host Jimmy Kimmel directed at the White House.
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