Political Tony's

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Political Tony's

Postby Shorty » Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:12 am

Which was more political, the Tony's or Grammy's?

Robert De Niro Hurls F-Bombs At Donald Trump In Tony Awards Outburst; CBS Calls It “Unexpected
https://www.yahoo.com/news/robert-niro- ... 42810.html

“I’m just going to say one thing,” De Niro said, wearing a scowl worthy of Jimmy Conway in GoodFellas: “F-ck Trump!” When the astonished audience broke out into a mix of laughter and gasps, he paused for a few seconds and then followed with, “It’s no longer ‘down with Trump.’ It’s ‘f-ck Trump!'” He then pumped both fists, Jake LaMotta-style. Many people in the crowd at Radio City Music Hall, having been thrown a piece of red meat toward the end of the three-hour show, jumped to their feet.

A CBS spokesperson issued a brief statement tonight: “Mr. De Niro’s comments were unscripted and unexpected. The offensive language was deleted from the broadcast.”

https://www.etonline.com/celebs-react-t ... ech-103956

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