Burt Reynolds: I worry about ‘getting into a war’ under Trump
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Actor Burt Reynolds is concerned that GOP presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpSenators introduce bipartisan infrastructure bill in rare Sunday session Gosar's siblings pen op-ed urging for his resignation: 'You are immune to shame' Sunday shows - Delta variant, infrastructure dominate MORE shoots first and asks questions later.

“I’m worried about Donald in terms of us getting into a war,” Reynolds said of the outspoken billionaire, according to The Daily Beast. "I like him very much personally. I know him, and I like him. He’s always been nice and sweet and kind to me. But he seems like a sheriff that’s quick on the draw.”


Reynolds, 80, met Trump through the now-defunct United States Football League, The Daily Beast reported Monday. He was co-owner of the league’s Tampa Bay Bandits franchise while Trump owned its New Jersey Generals team.

The movie star said that his admiration for Trump does not mean he plans on voting for the real estate tycoon.

“I don’t think there’s any question that Donald is going to be nominated,” he said.

“You know, our current president has kind of messed things up the last four years,” Reynolds added. "But I don’t know who I would vote for."

Reynolds additionally revealed that he considers fellow performer Jon Voight as Hollywood’s best option for leading America.

“If any actor was going to run for office, it should be Jon Voight,” he said. "I think he’s quite brilliant in terms of handling himself and he always knows what’s going on in politics.

“I have,” he added when asked if he had encouraged Voight to enter public service. "He gets red in the face and says he couldn’t do it. But I think he would be wonderful.”

Voight endorsed Trump earlier this month, arguing the New York business mogul deserves his popularity with GOP voters.

“He’s a patriot, and people are responding because they know it’s exactly what has to happen,” he said on March 9. "Somebody has got to get in there and clean it out — even take the paint off."