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Robert De Niro says ‘F— Trump’ onstage at Tonys, gets standing ovation

Actor Robert De Niro repeatedly declared “f— Trump” while speaking onstage at the Tony Awards on Sunday night, and promptly received a standing ovation.

The profanity was censored in the live broadcast, but tweets from attendees and reporters confirmed De Niro’s remarks.

{mosads}“I’m going to say one thing: ‘F— Trump,’” said the actor, who was presenting an award at the ceremony. “It’s no longer ‘down with Trump,’ it’s ‘f— Trump.’”

The audience then erupted in cheers and stood clapping.

DeNiro has been one of Trump’s harshest critics in the entertainment industry.

Speaking at an awards show earlier this year, DeNiro called the president a slew of names, including “baby in chief,” “jerkoff in chief” and “a f—ing idiot.”

He also said last month that Trump was banned from all of his Nobu restaurants and hotels, though a representative for De Niro denied that this was true.


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