Hollywood celebrities and liberal elites turned out for a counter State of the Union Monday evening, offering a blistering “response” to the President’s joint address to Congress and the American people one day before he delivers the speech.
According to Fox News, the star-studded event -dubbed the People’s State of the Union- was hosted by radical left-wing actor Mark Ruffalo, who called for all anti-Trump activists to join the “resistance” movement against the President’s “racist” agenda.
“We’re going to set our sights to continue that work in the next year, and strengthen our bonds and commitments to each other, for long after the Trump era comes to its rightful end,” said Ruffalo. “We ain’t stopping with Trump, OK?”
Hollywood documentarian Michael Moore also slammed Trump and his supporters, saying “We must remove and replace the system and the culture that gave us Trump in the first place […] We must also cleanse our American soul of our white male privilege.”
The three-hour-long anti-Trump event was hosted by far-left organizations such as Planned Parenthood and the Women’s March.
HOLLYWEIRD: Matt Damon DEFENDS Sexual Predators, Cites ‘Spectrum' of Abuse
Hollywood celebrity Matt Damon finally opened up about the sexual scandals swirling around actors, politicians, and media pundits during a much-maligned interview this week; seemingly defending the growing list of sexual predators he’s been associated with for decades.
“I do believe that there’s a spectrum of behavior”
According to media website Vulture, the A-list actor was speaking with Peter Travers when he was pressed on his relationships with Harvey Weinstein, Ben Affleck, and others accused of widespread sexual misconduct.
His response was not what most people expected.
“I do believe that there’s a spectrum of behavior,” said Damon. “And we’re going to have to figure — you know, there’s a difference between, you know, patting someone on the butt and rape or child molestation, right? Both of those behaviors need to be confronted and eradicated without question, but they shouldn’t be conflated, right?”
Damon went on to defend multiple alleged predators, including comedian Louis CK and disgraced Sen. Al Franken.
“I don’t know Louis C.K.. I’ve never met him. I’m a fan of his, but I don’t imagine he’s going to do those things again. You know what I mean?” asked Damon.
“I personally would have preferred if they had an Ethics Committee investigation, you know what I mean?” said the actor regarding Franken. “It’s like at what point — you know, we’re so energized to kind of get retribution, I think.”
Read the shocking transcript here.
HOLLYWEIRD: Meryl Streep ATTACKS Melania, Ivanka Trump for Sex Scandal Silence
Hollywood icon Meryl Streep bizarrely lashed-out at the First Family during an interview with the New York Times on Wednesday; demanding they speak-out over the ongoing sexual harassment scandals sweeping the nation as questions swirl around her own relationship with Harvey Weinstein.
The film star sat down with recent co-star Tom Hanks to promote their upcoming film when she was pressed on her own silence regarding disgraced studio executive Harvey Weinstein, whose notorious history of sexual misconduct was well-known throughout the industry for decades.
“What do you make of the fact, though, that people are waiting for you to speak?” asked the Times.
“I don’t want to hear about the silence of me. I want to hear about the silence of Melania Trump. I want to hear from her. She has so much that’s valuable to say. And so does Ivanka. I want her to speak now,” fired-back Streep.
“I have experienced things, mostly when I was young and pretty. Nobody comes on to me [now]. So I wouldn’t have had that more recently,” she added. “But back in the day, when everybody was doing cocaine, there was a lot of [expletive] behavior that was inexcusable. But now that people are older, and more sober, there has to be forgiveness, and that’s the way I feel about it.”