Monday, 24 September, 2018

Robert De Niro Says 'F--k Trump' at 2018 Tony Awards

Tony Award nominees Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles will host THE 72nd ANNUAL TONY AWARDS¨ live from the historic Radio City Music Hall in New York City Sunday June 10 on the CBS Television Network. Pho CREDIT CBS
Jean Garcia | 12 June, 2018, 06:24

The man behind Angels in America, legendary playwright Tony Kushner, spoke to reporters backstage about De Niro's spirited introduction for Springsteen, the AP reported. After getting a standing ovation, he doubled down on the sentiment, saying, "It's no longer 'Down with Trump, ' it's 'F*** Trump'".

Online, left-wing sentiment echoed the admiration, De Niro's off-hand comment earned him the titles of "genius" and 'national treasure.' Others assumed the glittering Broadway crowd was the flawless representation of the entire American population.

De Niro said Trump's remarks about Canada are a "disgrace" and apologized to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and others who attended the Group of Seven summit of leaders in Canada.

While CBS was quick to catch the swear for US audiences, the word wasn't censored during the Australian broadcast.

"Comedian Dennis Miller too harkened back to an early, iconic DeNiro role, Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver, "Ironically when I hear Robert DeNiro talking about politics, my first instinct is to look over my shoulder and say 'You talkin" to me?"

'Look at our president.

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With a mild 4.8 result in the metered markets, the 8 -11 PM 72 Tony Awards of Sunday are steady with a year ago. (Pictured at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival).

And, after the f-bombs at the Tonys on Sunday night, it looks like De Niro is staying true to his word about speaking out.

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on actor Robert De Niro's comments on President Trump at the Tony Awards.

De Niro's comments brought the cheering crowd at Radio City Music Hall to its feet but were bleeped for US television audiences.

"So when De Niro got the call to see Springsteen play live, he said 'yes without asking any questions".

Some began to joke about expecting a backlash from Donald Trump and his supporters.

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