Call him a reluctant optimist, but actor George Clooney is now in President-elect Donald Trump‘s corner.
The fervent Hillary Clinton supporter was in London on Monday for a reception for his film documentary about Syrian rescue workers, “The White Helmets,” when Clooney suggested that while not excited, he is willing to give Trump a chance.
“We have to hope that [Trump] can do a decent job, because when the president of the United States fails, really terrible things happen,” Clooney said, according to The Hill.
George Clooney: U.S. got "a little unlucky" with Trump https://t.co/F6tbHTMlzB pic.twitter.com/962yQHr4bU
— The Hill (@thehill) January 10, 2017
“When we first needed a president, we had George Washington,” Clooney said. “We had Jefferson, Adams.”
“When we had the Civil War, we had Lincoln,” he continued.
“I think we’re going to be a little unlucky now,” Clooney said in response to Donald Trump being elected president. “I can only hope for the best.”
The glimmer of heavily-guarded optimism was likely a hard pill to swallow from the actor who emphatically declared in May that “there’s not going to be a President Donald Trump. That’s not going to happen.”
Well, it’s happening. And Clooney can add himself to the very short list of Hollywood types who aren’t in complete denial about it.
DONATE TO BIZPAC REVIEW
Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!
- Did Sunny Hostin just admit on air to breaking the law by voting for her son? - November 8, 2022
- Stacey Abrams justifies trailing in the polls by suggesting black men are too stupid to back her - November 7, 2022
- Kevin McCarthy has message for Pelosi telling Dems to ‘change the subject’ away from inflation - October 24, 2022
We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.