Celebrities React: Donald Trump RNC Speech – Stars’ Twitter Reactions
Donald Trump delivered his big speech at the Republican National Convention on Thursday, and now celebrities are reacting to his remarks. See stars’ Twitter reactions below.
As Gossip Cop reported, Trump officially accepted the Republican nomination for president after an introduction from daughter Ivanka Trump. He then delivered prepared remarks on everything from ISIS to Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton. Many stars took to Twitter to comment as Trump spoke.
Josh Groban tweeted, “Having a flashback to his podium speech after his Comedy Central roast. Good roast. Simpler time.” George Lopez wrote, “Cough ‘bullsh*t’ cough @realDonaldTrump.” He later sarcastically added, “Is Trump reading a TelePrompTer he’s so natural.” “Trump stating his support of the LGBTQ community is the first time I’ve smiled in the past 30 min. Thank you for that. #RNC” shared Troian Bellisario. And Josh Gad joked, “Eh. Trump’s speech sounded much better in German.”
Bill Maher noted, “My panel and I warming up our vitriol while Trump makes his speech. See u in a half hour on HBO!” Katie Couric live tweeted Trump’s speech, including such lines as “This is the legacy of Hillary Clinton: death, destruction, terrorism and weakness,” along with her own commentary that read, “And that was the nice part. #Trump.” And Debra Messing noted of Trump’s economic plans, “So many statistics…”
Emmy Rossum tweeted, “Adding ‘believe me’ to every sentence makes me believe you LESS… if that’s even possible..” Keri Hilson felt, “Umm, *taps mic* When exactly was America ‘great?'” Rosie O’Donnell wrote, “white racist sexist americans – he is your voice – and how tragic – billionaire baby – a national disgrace – #TRUMPSUCKS” Will Arnett cracked, “‘Things have to have to change, and they have to change right now’…but first I gotta run out and open a golf course, brb”
Elizabeth Banks questioned, “Who is Trump threatening with his law and order promises?” Drew Carey wrote, “I like how there’s not gonna be crime anymore after @realDonaldTrump gets elected. #SoundsDoable #RNC2016 #RNCinCLe.” “I prefer my voice to sound less hateful and fear mongering, thanks so much tho,” said Rashida Jones. Amanda Seyfried questioned, “How much of what Trump is saying is something that truly exists, happens, or has happened…(aka fact)?”
Sophia Bush tweeted, “I am actually, literally LOLing at Trump attempting to say the LGBTQ acronym out loud for (obvi) the first time. You’re not our ally bro.” Tom Arnold stated, “So I guess it’s Trump who’s going to take away everyone’s guns. #InstantLaw&Order” And Kathy Griffin joked, “Look, #drumpf is so f ing full of SH*T, imma gonna have to send him a fast acting diuretic.” “He thinks LGBT is a sandwich,” teased Alan Cumming. And Don Cheadle added, “He thought it stood for “LeGs and BuTts and Qute.”
Dax Shepard offered, “If all one had to do to be a great president was build a wall, ban Muslims, and kill ISIS, your average idiot could handle the job.” Octavia Spencer said, “I’m flummoxed are we living in a dystopian society? Is this the Hunger games? Am i katniss or rue? Not recognizing the USA described.” And Star Jones mocked, “Who takes #Trump criticizing @HillaryClinton foreign policy seriously when his experience is limited to judging #MissUniverse. #boybye”
Kevin McHale tweeted, “The thing is T**mp doesn’t scare me, it’s all those people screaming and shouting support that scare the absolute sh*t out of me.” Julia Louis-Dreyfus wondered, “Is this speech going to end soon? I’ve had it. ‘Tremendous problem’ #RNCinCLE” “When someone makes us feel less than American, we defend ourselves with our vote. #VoteYourConscience and register,” suggested Wilmer Valderrama.
“This is not a good speech,” wrote Eric Stonestreet. Rainn Wilson joked, “I can’t wait for Gary Busey’s speech tonight! #GOPConvention” John Legend tweeted, “If he loses the election, you will never again have to be yelled at by trump for this long. Do your patriotic duty, America.” And Mia Farrow felt, “Helps if you turn down the sound. And maybe take a clonipin.” Gossip Cop will continue to update with more celebrity reactions as they come in.