Barbra Streisand called Mitt Romney a “chameleon” during a Thursday night concert and criticized the GOP presidential nominee for his comments about PBS.
Streisand, an Obama supporter, declared at a Brooklyn concert on Thursday, "I love Big Bird and I hope no one tells Romney how to get to Sesame Street or Pennsylvania Avenue,” according to The Associated Press.
The “Funny Girl” star made the remark in response to a question from a fan who asked what she thought “of Mitt Romney’s promise to fire Big Bird.”
The 70-year-old entertainer told the crowd, "I'm not going to tell you who to vote for, but ... if you believe in affordable healthcare and women's rights ... if you want to move forward and not back, you know who to vote for."
The concert on Thursday fell on the same night as the only debate between Vice President Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). Streisand said she had taped the match-up and couldn’t “wait to go home to watch.”
At the first presidential debate last week in Denver, Romney said although he likes Big Bird, he was going to “stop the subsidy to PBS.”
Streisand’s remarks come just weeks after pop star Madonna offered a profanity-laced endorsement of President Obama during a D.C. stop on her “MDNA” tour.