Election 2016

Timing Is Everything: What Hollywood Thought of Donald Trump before He Was President


Here’s how Hollywood feels now that Donald Trump is President

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Hollywood’s views on Donald Trump taking on the role of President of the United States didn’t go off script.

Stars expressed their gripes on Inauguration Day Friday, mocking the new commander-in-chief’s speech and mourning Obama’s departure on social media.

As many come fresh off anti-Trump rallies and ahead of the Women’s March on Washington Saturday, here’s what’s on the A-listers’ minds:

“What a beautiful prayer. Makes me wanna grab my p—,” Chrissy Teigen tweeted during Trump’s remarks, poking fun at Trump’s infamous hot-mic incident where he told “Access Hollywood” host Billy Bush that he liked to grab women “by the p—y.”

According to ijr,

Hollywood hasn’t been shy in its condemnation of President Donald Trump. Actors and other celebrities created PSA videos, made award show speeches, and attended numerous protests and rallies.

So, Independent Journal Review took a look at Tinseltown before January 20, 2017, to find out just how much distance has been placed between the White House and the Hollywood sign.

On Season 4 of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” Donald Trump was serenaded with applause and cheers as he stepped through the doorway and into camera view.

Although another actor now mocks the president almost weekly on “Saturday Night Live,” it doesn’t appear to always have been that way.

On October 8, 1999, Donald Trump and his future wife Melania posed with Alec Baldwin at the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Benefit.

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In 2017, Tiffany Trump was faced with fashion mean girls when some editors moved their seats at the Philipp Plein show during NYC Fashion Week, so they didn’t have to sit next to her.

However, if you rewind about seven years to the Michael Kors Spring/Summer 2011 runway show, you’d find the Trumps in the first row.

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During the pilot episode of the hit show, “Sex and the City,” Samantha Jones used Trump’s name to positively characterize Carrie’s future love interest, Mr. Big.

Later in the series, Donald Trump even made a cameo.

On December 5, 2012, the Trumps joined the Hilton family in attending the European School Of Economics Foundation Vision And Reality Awards in New York City.

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Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of Vogue and a Clinton supporter, met with President Trump after the election:


 However, their post-election meeting was hardly the beginning of the friendship.In 2012, Trump proudly supported his good friend in the possibility she’d be given an ambassador position. Us Weekly reported that he said:

“I don’t view it as a favor. I think this is a favor to the country. She’s a very capable person, a very good friend of my wife Melania and mine, but a very, very fine person and she’s tough and she’s smart and she gets it.”

Actress Lena Dunham was a staunch supporter of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

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So, let me get this straight, it was okay to accept Trump the rich celebrity but not Trump the President? Well guess what… times are a’changing.

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