(Published on July 22, 2016)
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As much as Hollywood hates Donald Trump, it’s amazing how many of them actually watched the nominee’s highly anticipated RNC speech last night. What’s less amazing were the typical cries of doom and gloom on their Twitter feeds in the wake of Trump’s remarks.
A lot of celebrities had a real problem with how long the speech, which clocked in at over an hour, lasted. Many took to Twitter to vent their frustration. Seinfeld and Veepactress Julia Louis-Dreyfus demanded to know “Is this speech going to end soon? I’ve had it. “Tremendous problem” #RNCinCLE.”
Jeffrey Wright, known from The Hunger Games and Casino Royale, didn’t realize that watching the speech was actually optional.
The Good Wife actor Alan Cumming was extremely disappointed:
Actress Mia Farrow suggested that it “Helps if you turn down the sound. And maybe take a clonipin” for those who didn’t want to just change the channel.
Singer Clay Aiken lamented that:
All of Me singer John Legend used the speech’s length as a reason to vote for Hillary:
Other celebrities commented on the speech’s content. Like George Lopez, who offered this insightful rebuttal:
Will Arnett, known for his roles in Arrested Development and 30 Rock mocked Trump, tweeting:
Rosie O’Donnell, who loves going on venomous Twitter rants about Trump, also commented on the golf course:
She also had some words for everyone on the #TrumpTrain:
Actress Olivia Wilde might be joining to celeb squad moving to Canada if Trump gets elected:
Kathy Griffin invoked the popular #drumpf hashtag in her commentary:
Michael Moore was one of many who compared the speech to that of a certain Nazi dictator, writing “To paraphrase Molly Ivins, I think this speech read better in the original German.”
Maybe not quite Hitler, but Josh Groban definitely thought Trump look monarchical:
Michael Ian Black’s assessment:
Actress Elizabeth Banks needed some help recovering after watching the speech:
She should have offered some to Frozen actor Josh Gad, who tweeted out this reaction:
Businessman and Shark Tank investor Mark Cuban offered this apology to the rest of the world: