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Celebrities Blocked By Donald Trump On Twitter

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Celebrities Blocked Donald Trump

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Celebrities Blocked Donald Trump

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Chrissy Teigen joined a unique group of celebrities on Tuesday: Stars who have been blocked by Donald Trump on Twitter. While this list is by no means complete, Gossip Cop rounded up some of Hollywood stars and other notable names who the president has banned from seeing his tweets.

On Tuesday morning, Teigen announced on Twitter, “After 9 years of hating Donald J Trump, telling him ‘lol no one likes you’ was the straw.” She included a screengrab showing the “@realDonaldTrump blocked you” message that appears when attempting to view his feed. The tweet that apparently offended him, “Lolllllll no one likes you,” was sent by Teigen on Sunday, in response to Trump writing, “It’s very sad that Republicans, even some that were carried over the line on my back, do very little to protect their President.” As Gossip Cop reported at the time, a number of other celebrities also reacted to Trump slamming Republicans who don’t “protect” him.

Now in response to Teigen revealing Trump has blocked her, Rosie O’Donnell tweeted to the model, “welcome – smart beautiful one.” The comedienne, of course, was welcoming Teigen to the “club,” so to speak, since Trump blocks her as well. In fact, O’Donnell even added in her tweet, “#f*ckUdonald.” She and the president have infamously feuded for years.

Another celebrity to recently be blocked by Trump is Stephen King. Like Teigen and O’Donnell, the author frequently uses Twitter to comment on the president, and doesn’t pull any punches. In June, however, King posted, “Trump has blocked me from reading his tweets. I may have to kill myself.” In a message that then went viral, J.K. Rowling assured her fellow novelist, “I still have access. I’ll DM them to you.”

Among others, “Star Trek: The Next Generation” actress Marina Sirtis revealed in May that she was blocked, as did “Jimmy Kimmel Live” writer Bess Kalb. Cyclist Joe Papp was blocked the following month. An unknown number of private citizens have also been blocked by Twitter, leading a number of affected people to band together in a lawsuit filed against the president, press secretary Sean Spicer and social media director Dan Scavino earlier this month. The suit argues that Trump is interfering with their First Amendment rights to express free speech related to the government, and further posits that it is illegal for them to be barred from participating in something the president is using as a public forum as part of his office.

The legal documents also assert it’s unconstitutional to block access to statements from the commander-in-chief. And it seems one conservative celebrity would agree with that. Upon seeing the news about Teigen, Jedediah Bila of “The View” tweeted, “Can’t block private people, Donald, even if they say they don’t like you. You work for us, not the other way around.”

 


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