Trump Said 'Crazy' Mika Brzezinski Got a Face Lift. Her Response Was Brutal

Updated: Jun 29, 2017 10:06 AM ET

President Donald Trump attacked Morning Joe co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski on Twitter on Thursday morning, blasting the show's ratings and specifically targeting Brzezinski's appearance.

"I heard poorly rated @Morning_Joe speaks badly of me (don't watch anymore)," Trump said in a pair of tweets. "Then how come low I.Q. Crazy Mika, along with Psycho Joe, came to Mar-a-Lago 3 nights in a row around New Year's Eve, and insisted on joining me. She was bleeding badly from a face-lift. I said no!"

Trump has made a habit of attacking media outlets and singling out female reporters, often for their appearance.

Brzezinski issued a subtle response on Twitter, tweeting an image that referenced a long-running joke about the size of Trump's hands — something Trump himself infamously and crudely weighed in on during a Republican presidential debate last year.

"Never imagined a day when I would think to myself, 'it is beneath my dignity to respond to the President of the United States,’” Mark Kornblau, spokesperson for NBCUniversal News Group, said in a tweet. MSNBC called it a "sad day for America when the president spends his time bullying."

TIME may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.