Hollywood celebrities flew right into a paroxysm of rage on Saturday after the Senate acquitted former president Donald Trump of inciting the Capitol Hill riots of January 6. Left-wing stars lashed out on the 43 Republicans who voted to acquit, calling them “traitors” and “fascists.”
Anti-Trump celebrities together with Alyssa Milano, Rob Reiner, Bette Midler, and Rosie O’Donnell led the collective meltdown. “It is a sad day in America when only 7 republicans have the patriotism and integrity to convict a tyrant,” Milano tweeted.
The celebs aimed a lot of their venom at Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), saying that the previous majority chief “has no soul.”
As Breitbart Information reported, the ultimate Senate tally was 53 responsible versus 43 not responsible, falling in need of the two-thirds majority wanted to convict Trump. In the long run, seven Republican senators voted to convict the previous president — Sens. Burr, Cassidy, Collins, Murkowski, Romney, Sasse, and Toomey.
Alyssa Milano wasted no time in declaring that Trump should now be taken to court docket.
It’s a unhappy day in America when solely 7 republicans have the patriotism and integrity to convict a tyrant.- Advertisement-
Because the senate gained’t do its job and convict the traitor Donald Trump, the courts should.
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) February 13, 2021- Advertisement-
Rob Reiner blasted the 43 Republicans, claiming that that they had acquitted Trump of “the worst violation of the Constitution by a president in our nation’s history.”
43 folks determined that the worst violation of the Structure by a President in our Nation’s historical past was okay.
— Rob Reiner (@robreiner) February 13, 2021
Bette Midler informed the nation to “prepare to have your hearts broken” simply minutes earlier than Trump’s acquittal turned a actuality.
People, put together to have your hearts damaged.- Advertisement-
— bettemidler (@BetteMidler) February 13, 2021
Rosie O’Donnell, who has lengthy been Trump’s arch rival, was in truth really heartbroken.
— ROSIE (@Rosie) February 13, 2021
John Cusack attacked the 43 Republicans who voted to acquit Trump, calling them “fascists.”
– 7 gop members who voted responsible – the remaining are open fascists https://t.co/tc19Y6dSZJ
— John Cusack (@johncusack) February 13, 2021
Some celebrities referred to as the 43 Republicans “traitors,” together with actors Don Cheadle and Adam Goldberg.
43 traitors stroll right into a bar …
— Don” ‘t stop believing” Cheadle (@DonCheadle) February 13, 2021
— OGAG (@TheAdamGoldberg) February 13, 2021
Actress Mia Farrow tweeted that Trump’s acquittal is “sad for our country.”
GOP Senate disgraced itself right this moment. Unhappy for our nation. 🇺🇸
— Mia Farrow (@MiaFarrow) February 13, 2021
Prime Chef host Padma Lakshmi declared that Republicans “can’t stand up for the American people because they can’t even stand up for themselves.”
Think about in case your boss despatched a mob of ppl to your office to kill you, who beat up 140 cops & 5 folks died.
And whenever you had the possibility to carry him accountable you have been too scared.
Repubs cannot get up for the American folks as a result of they can not even get up for *themselves*
— Padma Lakshmi (@PadmaLakshmi) February 13, 2021
Borat director Larry Charles declared that Trump is “overwhelmingly guilty” by “any legal standard.”
Though he is not going to be ‘convicted’ he was discovered responsible by a large margin 57-43 of inciting the capitol rebel. So let’s be clear, by any authorized commonplace, he’s overwhelming responsible and historical past ought to bear in mind him because the treasonous swine the proof proved. #ImpeachmentTrial
— Larry Charles (@larrycharlesism) February 13, 2021
Netflix’s Atypical actor Michael Rapaport appeared to name the 43 Republicans “worthless worms.”
— MichaelRapaport (@MichaelRapaport) February 13, 2021
HBO’s Westworld actor Jimmi Simpson mentioned all senators who voted to acquit Trump should be placed on a listing. “They love Trump more than the United States of America,” he tweeted.
Take down each identify that declares “not guilty”. They love Trump greater than the USA of America.
— Jimmi Simpson (@jimmisimpson) February 13, 2021
Different stars ganged up on Sen. McConnell, together with Albert Brooks, Patricia Arquette, Jim Gaffigan, and Wanda Sykes. McConnell blasted Trump in a speech following the Senate verdict, regardless of voting to acquit him.
Mitch McConnell is a snake. Don’t ever play Amongst Us with that sneaky mufucka.
— Wanda Sykes (@iamwandasykes) February 13, 2021
After acquitting Trump, Mitch McConnell is giving essentially the most passionate responsible speech I’ve ever heard. Rod Serling referred to as. He desires you out of the Twilight Zone.
— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) February 13, 2021
Is McConnell now attempting to persuade the historians he has no soul?
— Jim Gaffigan (@JimGaffigan) February 13, 2021
Mitch. You possibly can’t have it each methods. You simply admitted he was accountable, however your vote will final traditionally in infamy.
— Patricia Arquette (@PattyArquette) February 13, 2021
McConnell by accident giving his “convict” speech.
— Mike Birbiglia (@birbigs) February 13, 2021
The West Wing star Bradley Whitford claimed the Trump tried to “overthrow an election.”
In keeping with @LeaderMcConnell @LindseyGrahamSC, and the overwhelming majority of Republicans, Impeachment is a restricted device reserved for presidents who interact in extramarital affairs, not those that try and overthrow an election and kill a bunch of cops within the course of.
— (((Bradley Whitford))) (@BradleyWhitford) February 13, 2021
John Leguizamo referred to as Republicans “morally bankrupt.”
Morally bankrupt Republicans! Vote them out 2022! https://t.co/wHAUJl7WJB
— John Leguizamo (@JohnLeguizamo) February 13, 2021
Comic and The King of Comedy star Sandra Bernhard promised that extra might be revealed of “the rotten underbelly of unarguably the worst president we have ever elected.”
historical past has not written it is remaining chapter. it’s surprising & but extra will unfold to point out the rotten underbelly of unarguably the worst president now we have ever elected. it needed to be carried out. @RepRaskin is the ethical compass that led the cost together with all of the impeachment managers
— Sandra Bernhard (@SandraBernhard) February 13, 2021
Scooby-Doo actor Matthew Lillard appeared enraged at Republicans, urging People to “Vote. Them. All. Out.”
These cowards possess the facility to ship Males & Girls to battle?!?
That ain’t proper.
Vote. Them. All. Out.
— matthew lillard —Will block. 0-F’s-given (@MatthewLillard) February 13, 2021