Streisand: Female Trump voters 'don’t believe enough in their own thoughts'

Barbra Streisand says some of the women who voted for President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew EPA rule would expand Trump officials' powers to reject FOIA requests Democratic senator introduces bill to ban gun silencers Democrats: Ex-Commerce aide said Ross asked him to examine adding census citizenship question MORE “don’t believe enough in their own thoughts.”

“A lot of women vote the way their husbands vote,” the singer tells the Daily Mail’s "Weekend" magazine in its November issue.

Streisand, one of Hollywood’s most prominent Democrats, said of 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden to debate for first time as front-runner Top Trump ally says potential Amash presidential bid could be problematic in Michigan Chaotic Trump transition leaks: Debates must tackle how Democrats will govern differently MORE, “Maybe that woman who’s so articulate, so experienced and so fit for the presidency was too intimidating.”

The 76-year-old entertainer added, “Perhaps she made women feel unsuccessful.”

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Streisand’s remarks about female voters echoed controversial comments Clinton made back in March at a conference in India, when she suggested that women who voted for Trump were “motivated by ongoing pressure to vote the way that your husband, your boss, your son, whoever, believes you should.”

Streisand — a frequent critic of Trump — said the 2016 election was so “devastating” to her that it propelled her to pen her latest album, “Walls.”

“It was perfect timing, so I just did it,” she says.

“I believe in truth and that if I’m truthful in what I’m singing about that comes across as being passionately upset with what is happening to my country,” Streisand told the magazine.

“I love my country,” says the Oscar winner, “and it’s painful to see democracy being assaulted, institutions being assaulted and women being assaulted.”

“There’s a war between people who want to live in the future and look forward to the future, and people who want to live in the past.”