Celebrities React: Donald Trump ’60 Minutes’ Interview
Donald Trump sat down for his first television interview since winning the presidential election on Sunday’s “60 Minutes.” Celebrities are now reacting on Twitter to what the president-elect had to say on the news program. See stars’ tweets below.
In his extensive discussion with CBS News’ Leslie Stahl, Trump reiterated many of the promises he had made during his campaign trail, including his plans to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Additional topics the president-elect covered were Obamacare, his controversial use of social media, his reaction to the country-wide protests against him, and much more. Trump also spoke more about rival Hillary Clinton and revealed what she said to him during her concession phone call. Many members of Trump’s family were also interviewed during the “60 Minutes” piece, including soon-to-be First Lady Melania Trump, and his children, Donald Jr., Ivanka, Eric and Tiffany.
John Cusack believed the interviewer was going too easy on Trump, and tweeted, “Watching 60 minutes stahl is kissing his ass…where the hard questions for president elect?” After Trump revealed “every major leader has called” following his presidential win, Judd Apatow wrote, “And who told him which countries they were from and where those countries are on a map?” Olivia Wilde said, “Based on Trump’s 60 Mins interview, he is sh*tting himself. This man is no match for our collective voice. Stay peaceful and organized.” Meanwhile, Alyssa Milano simply asked, “Who is watching trump on 60 minutes?
Additionally, Lou Dobbs expressed, “Thanks to President-Elect @realDonaldTrump, who was terrific on 60 Minutes tonight, as was Melania and entire family. #MAGA #AmericaFirst.” Michael Ian Black refused to watch the interview altogether. The comedian retweeted a CBS ad promoting, “Our full interview with Donald Trump and his family,” and responded, “I’m good, thanks.” And Carl Reiner stated, “After seeing Trump’s interview on 60 Minutes, & hearing who he chose to be on his team, I fear for the survival of our beloved country. Gossip Cop will update as more celebrities react to Trump’s “60 Minutes” interview.