An Oscars statue stands at the end of the red carpet arrivals area ahead of the 89th annual Oscars in Hollywood.
“Watch celebs spew ignorant political venom at Oscars?? Nah…think I’d rather have a colonoscopy. Both happen from same location,” he tweeted.
Watch celebs spew ignorant political venom at Oscars?? Nah…think I’d rather have a colonoscopy.
The Times tweeted a link to its story on host Jimmy Kimmel and his challenge in finding the balance between too much politics and too little at the Oscars.
“It’s a political time, so I imagine the Oscars will look exactly like your Twitter or Facebook feed. Why should we ignore for three hours what we’re talking about 24 hours a day?”.
Never able to resist the siren call of his Twitter feed, Trump responded to Streep – a three-time Oscar winner with a history-making 20 nominations – in an early morning tweet calling her a “Flunky” for Hillary Clinton and “One of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood.” This risible claim only inspired a slew of follow-up stories spelling out how many awards Streep has won over the years.
Later, at the Screen Actors Guild awards, the political protest talk started early and didn’t stop, as stars repeatedly jabbed Trump for his ban on Syrian refugees and temporary travel ban from majority-Muslim countries.
Will Trump tweet back after the Oscars? He might finally be too busy.
Don’t expect Trump to be watching the Oscars, he said.