Aziz Ansari: I deleted my phone's web browser to avoid Trump news
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Aziz Ansari says news about President Trump is so “sensationalized” that he deleted the internet browser from his phone to avoid it.

“I was reading all this Trump stuff, and it doesn't feel like we're reading news for the reason we used to, which was to get a better sense of what's going on in the world and to enrich yourself by being aware,” Ansari, the star of Netflix’s “Master of None,” told GQ in a profile published this week.

“It seems like we're reading wrestling rumors. It's like reading about what happened on ‘Monday Night Raw,’” he added.

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“When you take a step back, it all just seems so sensationalized. Trump's gonna get impeached! No, he's not. None of that shit’s happening.”

Ansari — who has slammed Trump before, calling him a “bozo” — said he became so “addicted” to checking for the latest news stories that he forced himself to delete the web browser, along with social media apps, from his phone.

“So if you take yourself out of it, you're not infected with this toxicity all the time,” Ansari said. “Also, guess what? Everything is fine! I'm not out of the loop on anything. Like, if something real is going down, I'll find out about it.”