Celebrities React: Donald Trump Calling Protests “Unfair”
Celebrities are reacting to President-elect Donald Trump calling the nationwide protests “very unfair” after he defeated Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s election. On Thursday, after Trump met with President Obama in Washington, D.C., he tweeted, “Just had a very open and successful presidential election. Now professional protesters, incited by the media, are protesting. Very unfair!” See stars’ reactions below to Trump’s remark on Twitter.
Sarah Silverman wrote, “You are an insane person. You think hundreds of thousands of people across the country are not real people? they’re actors?” Jesse Tyler Ferguson expressed, “Good Lord Mr. President! You’ve GOT to get a thicker skin. You have a job to do now. Stop whining.Buck up & buckle down! PLEASE!” “This is how it starts,” responded Josh Gad in response to Trump’s tweet.
Michael Ian Black replied to Trump’s tweet, “Might be a good time to shut down the media?” Judd Apatow offered, “Hey @realDonaldTrump you don’t need to tweet. You won. Any tweets are just you revealing your crumbling emotional state. Shhhhhh.” Andy Cohen wrote, “They gave him back his Twitter. OMG.” And Trevor Noah similarly remarked, “Aaaaaand he’s back!”
Billy Eichner tweeted, “.@realDonaldTrump We are Americans. We are allowed to protest. It’s not ‘unfair’, it’s in the Constitution.” Emmy Rossum expressed, “Today Trump denounced protests against him, but so far nothing denouncing the KKK celebration parade in his honor.” Patton Oswalt cracked, “Just cashed my Professional Protestor check. Heading for ‘Stretch Marx’, the socialist strip club!” And Paul Wesley wrote, “Very first tweet as president elect: ‘very unfair!’ Ladies and gentleman, we officially have a president who is a petulant child. Help us.”