CB has been speaking a bit about how we’re not going to cease protecting politics and politically-adjacent tales at this level. I’d identical to to level out that we actually don’t have a selection within the matter – Emperor Child Fists is from the “celeb” world and his presidency is the worst actuality present within the historical past of time. Because the awards season trudges onward, the entire celebrities are utilizing their platforms to debate what’s occurring in America, as we noticed on the Golden Globes and the SAGs. It’s all anybody can speak about, how scared we’re, how this orange monster doesn’t symbolize our values, how we are going to struggle fascism till the bitter f–king finish. It’s not like we’re ignoring nice, sunny tales in favor of those devastating reaction-pieces from celebrities. That is the one recreation on the town. So listed below are another celeb reactions to the entire sh-t that’s gone down previously week.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has ideas. Arnold on the Muslim Ban: “the true drawback is that it was vetted badly. If they’d run this by the Justice Division and Homeland Safety and had the legal professionals actually research and give attention to it and provides it a while to do it the best means. To go and ban individuals who have a inexperienced card, that implies that the US of America has given you permission to work right here completely and you might be on the way in which to everlasting citizenship… I used to be in that place. It’s loopy, it’s loopy and makes us look silly when the White Home is ill-prepared to place this type of govt order on the market.”
On Monday, Jennifer Lawrence posted this to her Fb:
My damaged coronary heart goes out to the harmless lives of Muslim refugees which might be attempting to flee terror and discover security for his or her households. I and tens of millions of People perceive that somebody’s race or faith ought to by no means preserve them in hurt’s means. It needs to be each individual’s obligation to assist and shield anybody regardless of their nationality. I pray for sanity and compassion to return to the Whitehouse.
And Anne Hathaway posted an Instagram describing her emotions on the matter:
I’m certain some individuals will nitpick about celebrities popping out greater than 48 hours after Trump signed the chief order, however my ideas are… many individuals are nonetheless in shock. And for celebrities apprehensive about alienating their followers, they assume that in the event that they communicate out instantly, they’ll be bashed. However at this level, it’s all palms on deck.
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