As protests and riots spread across the nation, the Hollywood Left raged against the “racist” Donald Trump and his “white supremacist” supporters as they attacked the President for dividing the nation and continued to blame him for the pandemic’s death toll.
From singer Pink condemning Trump voters as unpatriotic, to film director Spike Lee declaring the President’s re-election would put the “world in peril,” the following is a countdown of the 20 most outrageous outbursts by lefty celebrities over the last month.
20. Condemning Unpatriotic Trump Supporters
“How can anyone call themselves a patriot or an American if you re-elect a President that doesn’t govern, respect, or represent half of our country?”
— Video message posted by singer Pink on her official Twitter account, June 3.
19. Dogging “Weirdo” Trump and His Voters
“Donald Trump is a fucking weirdo. If you voted for him, I don’t have no problem with that. If you’re still with him, fuck you.”
— Rapper Calvin Broadus AKA Snoop Dog on his official Instagram account, June 6.
18. Trump’s Tax Cuts Are the Same As Looting?
“People want to talk about looting, but on the other hand, they don’t want to talk about trillion dollars tax cut that went to the richest one percent of this country.”
— Actor Don Cheadle on streaming network NBC News Now, June 2.
17. Michael Moore’s Kooky Conspiracy Theory
“[Trump has] now read the polls. He sees the data. He’s probably going to lose. He knows it. And so now he’s got to come up with something and the something will be him trying to postpone the election….If we get the second wave of the pandemic in the fall….it will make sort of kind of sense to just enough people that, ‘Yeah, we really probably shouldn’t have the election. Let’s postpone it.’ But in Trump’s mind, and the way people like Trump think is, once you postpone something, it’s gone.”
— Film director Michael Moore on NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers, June 10.
16. Okay With Second Amendment If It Means Going “Nose to Nose” with “Trump’s Gang”
“2nd Amendment is for everyone including black men with long guns but it’s fucking time for us white liberal men to stand up for our brothers & sisters. Borrow our dad’s hunting rifles & go nose to nose with Trump’s gang of misfit tools. Let’s do it @robreiner #BlackLivesMatter.”
— June 6 tweet by actor Tom Arnold to film director Rob Reiner.
15. Only Way Trump Can Win is to “Fix” the Election
“Trump is really behind the eight ball right now. He knows that unless they fix this election, unless his party does voter suppression and stops mail-in voting and is unsuccessful in his culture war that he’s going forward with, that they will lose, and the Senate will go Democrat.”
— Host Joy Behar on ABC’s The View, May 27.
14. Nero, Mussolini, Pol Pot and Now Trump
“We are in a dictatorship, military surrounding our capital, gassing American citizens exercising their right to free speech and gather @realDonaldTrump you are no leader. You sir are a tyrant. History will write your name alongside Nero, Napoleon, Mussolini, Pol Pot #lockhimup.”
— June 1 tweet by Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black actress Lea DeLaria.
13. “Sick” Trump Ushering Us Into Second “Civil War”
“An angry sick frightened racist is pushing US into a 2nd Civil War.”
— June 1 tweet by film director Rob Reiner.
12. Spike Slimes Black Trump Supporters As Kool-Aid Drinking Cultists
“There are some Negroes that have drunk or will drink the Orange Kool-Aid that’s coming in November, but it’s a very, very small percentage.”
— Film director Spike Lee on CBS This Morning, June 9.
11. “Racist” “Fool” Trump Has “Failed”
“We have known for a long time that President Trump has failed. He holds the most powerful office in the world, yet offers nothing but ignorance and prejudice while black lives continue to be taken. We have known he is a fool, and a racist, since he took office. He is fueling a system that is already rooted in racism, and racist activity, and we can all see what is happening. It’s time for a change.”
— May 31 tweet by singer/actress Lady Gaga.
10. Taylor’s Anti-Trump Tantrum
“After stoking the fires of white supremacy and racism your entire presidency, you have the nerve to feign moral superiority before threatening violence? ‘When the looting starts the shooting starts’??? We will vote you out in November. @realdonaldtrump.”
— May 29 tweet by singer Taylor Swift.
9. Time to Vote Against “Violent” “Twisted” Trump and His Supporters
“Trump has shown himself to be a violent, moronic psychopath with a twisted vision for America. At this point, the only people still following him believe George Floyd got what he deserved. The rest of us ain’t having it. #VOTE.”
— June 4 tweet by actor Ron Perlman.
8. “Criminal” “Cowardly” Trump Responsible for “One of the Worst Nights” Ever
“This is one of the worst nights for our country that any of us has ever known. Stories later today will be grim. We’re all complicit. But cowardly, divisive leadership in this WH is where the buck stops. See him. This bankrupt & criminal failure of a pissant half man. This fraud.”
— June 2 tweet by HBO’s Westworld actor Jeffrey Wright.
7. Trump’s Body Count
“Trump lied, a hundred thousand died.”
— June 11 tweet by author Stephen King.
6. Voting for “White Supremacist” Trump = “Death”
“A racist President doesn’t care that Black Americans die at the hands of racist cops. An incompetent idiotic President turns his back as hundreds of thousands die of a deadly virus. On Nov.3 we have a choice: Life or Death.”
— June 11 tweet by film director Rob Reiner.
“Donald Trump is a White Supremacist. And anyone who supports him, by definition, is a White Supremacist.”
— June 12 tweet by film director Rob Reiner.
5. Donald’s Daily Desecration of Christ and the Constitution
“Cuz maybe you don’t want to raise your kids in a broken civic hellscape led by a racist sexual assaulting lethally incompetent malignant narcissist who desecrates the constitution and the values of Jesus Christ on a daily basis?”
— June 3 tweet by actor Bradley Whitford in response to tweet indicating female support for Joe Biden in poll.
4. “Probable Pedophile” Trump’s “Death Cult” to Blame for State of America
“Imagine being in a death cult led by a probable pedophile who lost millions in his daddy’s money not playing but running craps tables & slot machines. And imagine graduating from Trump U with a fake degree in grift. Now look at the state of America today.”
— June 8 tweet by HBO’s Westworld actor Jeffrey Wright.
3. Did Trump Just Declare “War on the Public?”
“Did we just get Martial Lawed??! So, he just Declared War on The Public??!! It’s not 1807 this is not Rebellion!!, but I think it’s about get all kinds of fucked up here!!”
— June 1 tweet by actor Samuel L. Jackson.
2. Trump Couldn’t Care Less if People Die
“He’s playing a political game with people’s lives. And these people do not realize that they are pawns in his game. He only wants to be re-elected. He doesn’t really care if you live or die. I mean, witness the fact that he went golfing on Memorial Day – when the names are being printed in The New York Times about how many people have died. He couldn’t care less.”
— Host Joy Behar on ABC’s The View, May 26.
1. “World In Peril”
“People come out and vote and say ‘Hell no to Agent Orange.’ Like, you gotta go!…That is my hope. That’s my prayer….This presidential election will be the most important election in history of the modern world. Because [if] he gets [re-]elected….the world is in peril.”
— Film director Spike Lee on NBC’s Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, June 8.