The presidency of Donald Trump has been like no other before him due to his controversial style and rhetoric, mixed with questionable policy proposals and executive orders. While it's common to the country's commander-in-chief to figures in pop culture, one comparison is not likely to please Trump.

Spacey on Trump

When Donald Trump announced that he was officially running for president back in June 2015, the initial reaction from most Americans and the majority of the mainstream media was that his candidacy shouldn't be taken too seriously. Many believed that Trump was simply using a campaign for president to generate ratings for his reality show, but that soon proved to be a false analysis.

Over the next year and a half during the 2016 presidential election, Trump was able to pull off two dramatic upsets, first in the GOP primary and then in the general election with a shocking win over Hillary Clinton. During that time, and since his inauguration, the former host of "The Apprentice" has been surrounded by a constant stream of controversy. The scandals have overtaken the White House, backing Trump into a corner on a daily basis. The current state of American politics has become so dramatic that many often compare it to a television show, which was elaborated on even further on June 22 with actor Kevin Spacey joining Stephen Colbert for an interview on "The Late Show" on CBS.

Appearing on the Thursday night edition of "The Late Show," Kevin Spacey spoke with host Stephen Colbert about his thoughts on Donald Trump, while comparing the president to his character in the Netflix series "house of cards." "I think actually what has been very interesting is hearing the commentary about 'House of Cards' being boring this year and how they (the show) will compete with reality," Spacey said, before adding, "I have to say, in all honesty, I think we've never been more relevant."

Stephen Colbert brought up Kevin Spacey's character in "House of Cards," Frank Underwood, the controversial and scandal surrounding politician who is current the president on the show.

Colbert noted that the character often speaks off camera to deliver important messages about is going on in his mind, suggesting that maybe he is secretly speaking to Donald Trump. Spacey agreed, saying that he did jokingly believe that in the past.

Spacey's burn

"What has become clear since then is that he (Donald Trump) is not listening at all," Kevin Spacey said to the laughter of the audience.

After Stephen Colbert joked that Trump should listen and plan better, Spacey fired back, "I do think we have better writers." While the billionaire real estate mogul has not spoken out about the show or Spacey in the past during his attacks on celebrities, it wouldn't come as a major surprise if he decided to do so.