‘I’d like to punch him in the face’: Robert De Niro shreds apart Donald Trump

Robert De Niro said Donald Trump is a "national disaster" and an "embarrassment for the country".

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 8, 2016 8:21 pm
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Hollywood actor-producer Robert De Niro slammed US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in a video that aired on Friday on Megyn Kelly’s “The Kelly File”. The veteran Hollywood actor said that he’d ‘like to punch’ Donald Trump in the face as he urged US citizens to ‘vote for their future.’

The video recorded by Anonymous content as part of their campaign #VoteYourFuture starts with De Niro name-calling Trump as ‘blatantly stupid’, ‘a punk’, ‘a pig’, ”a dog’, ‘an idiot’ and ‘a mutt’. The actor called the Republican candidate a ‘national disaster’ and an ’embarrassment for the country.’

Watch | Robert De Niro slams Donald Trump, says he’d like to punch him in the face

“It makes me so angry that this country has gotten to this point that this fool, this bozo has wound up where he has,” De Niro said in the video.

Responding to the question asked by the director of the video, “What do you care about”, De Niro said he is worried about the direction the country will take under the leadership of Trump.

Due to the strong and ‘abusive’ anti-Trump rhetoric in the video, the producers chose to not use the video as part of their campaign. De Niro is not the only Hollywood star that has openly criticised Trump. Last month, several Hollywood celebrities including actors Don Cheadle, Robert Downey Jr., Neil Patrick Harris, Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo and Martin Sheen made anti-Trump remarks in a video, sponsored by Save The Day and and urged Americans to vote in the election November 8.

Trump, who has filled his election campaign so far with often divisive rhetoric, faces off against Democratic candidate and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton in the general election.

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  1. A
    Oct 8, 2016 at 6:59 pm
    Potential danger of Donald trump there. Real danger of Modi here. Both have the same pea brain. The same bombast and the same ignorance of geopolitical history.
    1. G
      Oct 8, 2016 at 7:36 pm
      how's this guy any different from the hick bush jr. leading america to glorious wars and destabilizing the world. this is what the great nation deserves to be frank.
      1. K
        Oct 8, 2016 at 10:35 pm
        Trump of 2005 was a democrat, today's Trump is a Republican presidential candidate.If you have anything against him today, it can be considered.lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Today, USA faces more serious challenges than his lewd comments.He has laid down a vision for the country, he is an outsider and part of "deplorable and ir- redeemable" people.lt;br/gt;Vote for Trump.
        1. P
          Oct 8, 2016 at 5:56 pm
          If Trump doesn't win NRI Indian pigs will take over everything from Americans
          1. Shyamal Ganguly
            Oct 8, 2016 at 4:31 pm
            Need Arnold Scwarzenager, Clint Eastwood to respond against De Niro the cast type for a MAfia Boss.
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