Robert De Niro: Trump a 'flat-out blatant racist'
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Robert De Niro tore into President Trump in an interview published this week, calling him a “flat-out blatant racist.”

“If he was smart, he’d be even more dangerous. He’s dangerous as it is,” the "Wizard of Lies" actor told Deadline.

“He’s terrible, and a flat-out blatant racist and doubling down on that, and it’s good that he does because he’s going to sink himself.”

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The actor has been an outspoken critic of Trump, saying in a viral video last year that he would like to “punch him in the face” and warning graduates at Brown University in May that they were graduating into a "tragic, dumbass comedy.”

De Niro told Deadline that other entertainers should speak out against the president, including at the Emmy Awards next month.

“Even at the Emmys it should be a kind of theme in some way — however, you know, balanced it could be so we’re not making it all about that," he said.

"But at this point, we’re at a crisis in this country with this fool, who never should have gotten into the position that he’s in."