Emily Blunt regretted becoming an American after GOP debate
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Actress Emily Blunt says she had second thoughts about becoming an American citizen last month after watching the first GOP presidential debate.

“I became an American citizen recently, and that night, we watched the debate and I thought, ‘this was a terrible mistake. What have I done?' ” Blunt quips during an interview clip published by The Hollywood Reporter.


“I think Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenHillicon Valley: T-Mobile, Sprint complete merger | Warren pushes food delivery apps to classify workers as full employees | Lawsuit accuses Zoom of improperly sharing user data Warren calls on food delivery apps to classify workers as full employees Biden confirms he's considering Whitmer for VP MORE is pretty impressive as well,” Blunt added of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who has ruled out a run for the presidency in 2016.

Blunt’s remarks come as she promotes her new film “Sicario” with actors Benicio del Toro and Josh Brolin during this month’s Toronto Film Festival.

Brolin said in the video that he understands why GOP presidential candidate Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden campaign: Trump and former vice president will have phone call about coronavirus Esper: Military personnel could help treat coronavirus patients 'if push comes to shove' Schumer calls for military official to act as medical equipment czar MORE is resonating with voters.

“We have Kanye now — which I just learned — and Trump,” he says, pairing Trump with rapper Kanye West in light of the hip-hop artist’s recent boast he is seeking the Oval Office in 2020.

“[They are] two guys who understand, by the way, the art of reality TV and conviction,” Brolin added.

Actor Matt Damon also weighed in on Trump’s 2016 White House run during The Hollywood Reporter’s stop in Toronto.

“The appeal with Trump is [that he] is kind of no-nonsense, tell it like it is,” the film star says.

Director Davis Guggenheim, meanwhile, argued that Trump’s popularity would eventually prove short-lived.

“I think it’s the Republican clown car,” says the “Inconvenient Truth” auteur. “It’s still really early — I think he crash and burn.”

Trump currently leads the race for next year’s Republican presidential nomination across multiple national polls.

He ranks first out of 14 candidates with 30.4 percent, according to the latest RealClearPolitics average of samplings.