Bruce Springsteen: Trump is 'deeply damaged' and 'dangerous'
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Legendary singer Bruce Springsteen ripped President TrumpDonald John TrumpWhere do we go from here? Conservation can show the way Gov. Ron DeSantis more popular in Florida than Trump Sotomayor accuses Supreme Court of bias in favor of Trump administration MORE in an interview published Tuesday in Esquire, claiming the president is "deeply damaged at his core" and "dangerous."

Springsteen described the opening track to his 1980 album "The River," telling Esquire that the track, titled "The Ties That Bind," was about the “bonds of your personal family, but also the ties you can’t break among your community and your fellow citizens."

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"You can’t forsake those things. It’ll rot your core at the end of the day. If you want to see someone who’s — look at Trump," Springsteen said.

"He has forsaken a lot of these things, and it’s affected him. He’s deeply damaged at his core. ... Anyone in that position who doesn’t deeply feel those ties that bind is a dangerous man, and it’s very pitiful,” he added.

Springsteen also claimed that Trump "has no interest in uniting the country, really, and actually has an interest in doing the opposite and dividing us, which he does on an almost daily basis.”

“So that’s simply a crime against humanity, as far as I’m concerned,” he added. “It’s an awful, awful message to send out into the world if you’re in that job and in that position."

Springsteen, the singer behind hit albums like "Born to Run" and "Born in the U.S.A.," has sparred with the president before. His interview with Esquire came ahead of the release of the Netflix's “Springsteen on Broadway,” which is set to begin streaming on Dec. 16. He will also release an album from the award-winning show on Dec. 14.