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Rubio: ‘Snoop shouldn’t have done that’

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Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) says rapper Snoop Dogg should not have filmed a music video in which he shoots a clown resembling President Trump with a toy gun.

“Snoop shouldn’t have done that,” he said Monday during an interview with TMZ at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, D.C. “I’m not sure what Snoop was thinking.”

“We’ve had presidents assassinated before in this country, so anything like that, people should really be careful about that kind of thing,” the 2016 GOP presidential candidate added. “He should think about that a little bit.”

{mosads}“If the wrong person sees that and gets the wrong idea, you could have a real problem. I think people can disagree on policy, but we’ve got to be very careful about that kind of thing.”

Snoop Dogg appears in a video released Sunday by BADBADNOTGOOD remixing the song “Lavender” and featuring controversial imagery.

The tune focuses on police brutality and depicts a world full of clowns, with Snoop Dogg ultimately spoof-firing upon one who looks like President Trump.

“This is the final call,” Snoop Dogg says before pointing a toy gun at the head of a cigarette-puffing clown seemingly resembling Trump.

Snoop Dogg, who endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton over Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, then pulls the trigger, causing a “bang” flag to shoot out of the weapon.

“The whole world is clownin’ around,” he said of the video during an interview with Billboard Sunday. “If you really look at some of these motherf——, they are clowns.”

“It’s a lot of clown sh-t going on that we could just sit and talk on the phone all day about,” Snoop Dogg added. “But it’s a few issues that we really wanted to lock into [for the video] police, the president and life in general.

“I feel like it’s a lot of people making cool records, having fun, partying, but nobody’s dealing with the real issue with this f—— clown as the president, and the s— that we dealing with out here, so I wanted to take time out to push pause on a party record and make one of these records for the time being.”

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