By Judy Kurtz
Since throwing his hat into the 2016 race, Donald TrumpDonald TrumpHouse Republican group raised more than M in October Five takeaways from Florida Senate debate Chaffetz says he'll vote for Trump MORE has amassed a wealth of both celebrity support and opposition.
Celebrity Trump opponents:
Tim Allen — The Republican “Last Man Standing” star quipped about Trump to Fox News, “Until I see what’s under that hair, I can’t really support him.”
America Ferrera — The former “Ugly Betty” star slammed Trump’s controversial comments on immigration in a Huffington Post op-ed, denouncing his “hateful rhetoric.”
Eva Longoria — The former “Desperate Housewives” actress told E! news of Trump: “What I think he doesn’t understand and what people don’t understand is words create emotional poison.”
Shakira — The Colombian singer tweeted after Trump’s campaign announcement:
No one living in this century should stand behind so much ignorance. 2/2 http://t.co/jsx0KHdmzO— Shakira (@shakira) June 30, 2015
Bill Maher — HBO’s “Real Time” host has called Trump “the most thin-skinned person in the world” but has also dubbed him “refreshing.”
Chrissy Teigen — The model has said, “Donald Trump’s a f---ing idiot, and I will say that every time.”
Neil Young — “Donald Trump was not authorized to use ‘Rockin’ in the Free World’ in his presidential candidacy announcement,” the musician’s rep said in a statement after Trump entered the race in June. “Neil Young, a Canadian citizen, is a supporter of Bernie Sanders for President of the United States of America.”
José Andrés — The celebrity chef is locked in a legal battle with Trump after pulling out of a restaurant inside the real estate mogul’s planned Washington hotel following the candidate’s comments on immigration.
Jeffrey Wright — “We don’t need a misogynist blowhard, Mr. Trump,” the “Hunger Games” actor tweeted during the first GOP presidential debate.
George Lopez — “Those comments are vile in any civilized society,” the comedian said of Trump’s immigration talk in an interview with TMZ.
Rosie O’Donnell — The feud between the comedienne and former “Celebrity Apprentice” host goes back nearly a decade and was reignited during the Republican presidential debate in August. After Trump owned up to calling O’Donnell a “fat pig” and “slob,” among other names, the former talk show host tweeted:
try explaining that 2 ur kids— Rosie (@Rosie) August 7, 2015
Roselyn Sánchez — The “Devious Maids” star had pulled out of a co-hosting gig on Univision’s planned broadcast of the Trump-owned Miss USA competition, writing in Spanish on Twitter, “I don’t tolerate the disrespectful and hurtful words that came out of Mr. Trump’s mouth.”
Ricky Martin — The Puerto Rico-born singer tweeted a message in Spanish directed at Trump, saying the White House contender had “much hatred and ignorance in [his] heart.”
Aaron Paul — The “Breaking Bad” star tweeted:
Dear Donald Trump, You're an idiot.— Aaron Paul (@aaronpaul_8) June 30, 2015
Salma Hayek — When asked about Trump’s comments on immigration, the “Grown Ups” actress replied, “Everybody’s entitled to have uninformed opinions. Everybody’s entitled to be dumb.”
Celebrity Trump supporters:
Dennis Rodman — The former NBA star tweeted his praise of Trump, writing:
@realDonaldTrump has been a great friend for many years. We don't need another politician, we need a businessman like Mr. Trump! Trump 2016— Dennis Rodman (@dennisrodman) July 24, 2015
Mark Cuban — The Dallas Mavericks owner and “Shark Tank” investor has said Trump is “the best thing to happen to politics in a long, long time.” Cuban added in an interview that Trump “says what’s on his mind. He gives honest answers rather than prepared answers.”
Ted Nugent — The outspoken "Wango Tango" singer has said a President Trump would "kick ass and take names, and that's what America needs right now."
Gene Simmons — While the Kiss bassist and former “Celebrity Apprentice” contestant has criticized Trump’s views on immigration and his “incendiary language,” he’s also called him a “good family man” and a “straight shooter.”
Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth — Although the former “Apprentice” contestant says she’s a “die-hard registered Democrat,” she’s taken to the airwaves to defend Trump, calling him the Tiger Woods of politics: “When Tiger got involved with golf, people who had never been watching or involved or interested in golf, they got engaged. That’s what’s happening with this Trump candidacy.”
Jesse Ventura — The former Minnesota governor and pro-wrestler has said as an independent he’d “like somebody else to win overall,” but told his staff, “You know what, as far as the Republicans are concerned, I said I hope Trump wins.”
Caroline Kelly and Austin Yack contributed.