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Explanation for the Intense Hatred of Trump by ‘Hollywood’ Celebrities

The election of Trump on November 8, 2016 has had many interesting and peculiar effects on the state of public and private discourse in this country. For example, we have recently seen multiple prominent democrats and their surrogates loudly proclaim that Bush43 was not as big a disaster as Trumpdespite the incredibly bad track record of the former. As some of you might be aware, there is an ongoing effort to rehabilitate the public image and legacy of Bush43 and his recently deceased father (Bush41). In case you require help remembering how incredibly disastrous the Bush43 presidency really was, let me remind you it began with a stolen presidential election, went through 9/11 and its aftermath, a failed invasion and occupation of Iraq, the incredibly poor response to aftermath of hurricane Katrina and ended with the Global Financial Crisis of 2008.

And this brings me to an interesting observation about the difference in reaction of Hollywood and entertainment “celebrities” to the presidencies of Bush43 and Trump45. Why did a president as disastrous such as Bush43 never get anywhere near level of hate as that ineffectual orange-haired buffoon is getting right now? Think about it.. Bush43 presided over many monumental fuckups which were unusually expensive in terms of human lives and money, not to mention the other irreversible representational hits to this country. In my opinion, he makes Trump45 look positively benign by comparison. Yet, we never saw anything close to the continual attempts by entertainment “celebrities” to ‘take down’, ‘destroy’, trash-talk or fixate on Trump45 during the two terms of Bush43. My question is.. why not?

Some of you might believe that this has something to do with social media and the internet being far more ubiquitous in 2018 that in 2001, 2003, 2005 or 2008. Well.. that is a small part of the story. But a much larger part concerns how the inadequacies of each president were presented by the corporate media and seen by the deep state. Bush43, for all of his horrendously expensive failings, was seen as a borderline brain-damaged guy who could be reliably counted on to rubber-stamp whatever the elite and deep state types wanted. Oddly enough, though Trump45 has also been largely beholden to the wishes of elites and deep state types- he somehow elicits multiple magnitudes more hate and contempt from entertainment types than Bush43. What makes this even more peculiar is that Trump was quite popular with them before running for the presidency.

So.. how did Trump go from being somebody who was very acceptable to socialize with prior to 2016 to the literal embodiment of everything wrong about this country? Let us be honest.. his basic personality has not changed over the past few decades. He has always been a narcissistic blowhard and pussygrabber who loved the media spotlight, in addition to being moderately racist. To put it another way, he did not suddenly transform into what these “celebrities” claim to hate after he announced his presidential campaign in 2016. His lack of business acumen has been common knowledge for years and his odd interest in his eldest daughter (Ivanka) is an open secret. Just google ‘ivanka donald trump sitting lap‘ and see for yourself, or not.

My point is that all these entertainment “celebrities” who now claim to denounce and hate Trump with every breath had zero issues hanging out with him and (in some cases) even having sex with him before mid-2015. And they had far more knowledge about his numerous oddities and shortcomings than the general public. So what explains their sudden change in behavior towards Trump. How did he go from just another billionaire they hung out with (often, a lot) to a hated and detested pariah- in their eyes. And let us get real, the entertainment sector is filled with some of the most mentally screwed up and depraved people alive today. Have you heard these allegedly moral “celebrities” condemn the misadventures of Henry Kissinger in Cambodia or Bush43 in Iraq to anywhere near the level they rail against every single brain-fart.. I mean Tweet.. posted by Trump. Have they ever questioned HRC about the disastrous effects of her policies (as secretary of state) in countries such as Libya or Syria?

Anyway.. let us get back to the main focus of this post and talk about my explanation(S) for the newfound and peculiar hatred of Trump by entertainment “celebrities”.

1] A significant part of the public hate displayed by entertainment “celebrities” towards Trump after he became president comes down to virtue signalling. See.. in a place like Hollywood (used to describe the film, TV, music and related sectors), there is far more talent than there are opportunities. Consequently, everyone and their dog is trying to make sure that they maximize their chances of getting that first break or next assignment which will either make them famous or maintain their position. Since most of the hiring and casting in that sector is based on highly subjective criteria, everyone who cares about their next big paycheck (or simply a paycheck) has to make sure not to disqualify themselves. That is why everyone (who has not hit the big time yet) appears to have an unusually sunny and optimistic mindset. Face it.. that is also why there so are so many gurus, cults and other new-agey bullshit in that sector.

2] What is the common factor which unites the most vocal anti-Trump “celebrities”? Think about it.. what is common to Debra Messing, Alyssa Milano, Kathy Griffin, Jimmy Kimmel, Meryl Streep, Chelsea Handler, J.K. Rowling, Robert De Niro, Madonna and Ben Stiller. Let me give you a hint.. think of the last time they were successful in their field. In most cases, their last big hits were over ten years ago. Sure.. those were big hits, but nothing they have done since then have been significant. Perhaps they want to feel culturally relevant again? Another class of minor “celebrities” such as John Oliver, Lena Dunham, Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer etc are leveraging their public displays to further improve their visibility. And let us not kid ourselves, the anti-Trump bandwagon has proven to be quite profitable for some people such as Stephen Colbert, Alec Balwin in addition to subscriptions for NYT and WP.

3] It is well-known that the entertainment sector tends to attract people with unusually high levels of narcissism. That is why, for example, cults which promise enhanced personal development to their followers can recruit so easily in that sector. Such levels of narcissism also translate into believing that they are somehow special, enlightened or chosen to guide others. To be fair, a lot of the elite class in this country suffer from that affliction. Just look at how CEOs in Silly Valley want to “make the world a better place”, ivy-league dipshits who are certain of their superior mental capabilities or neo-liberal politicians who never had a real job in their lives talk about hard work and meritocracy. Long story short, some of Trump’s haters are getting high on their own drug supply- which is darkly comic.

In conclusion, Trump is an incompetent and ineffectual orange-haired buffoon. However, all the “celebrities” who go to considerable lengths to demonstrate their dislike and hatred of him are dishonest and cynical narcissists. In my opinion, they truly deserve each other.

What do you think? Comments?

  1. P Ray
    December 23, 2018 at 5:00 am

    The other reason they hate Trump, is, like it or not, he pointed out how the previous administration screwed American people.

    They were having a wondrous ride thinking that only non-Americans were being wronged, and that Americans need only work hard and you will succeed.

    In other words, he said a lot of unpleasant truths which upended cosy relationships and threatened the existing status quo for one of his own.

    I think that was the most “unforgivable” thing Trump did towards them.

  2. December 23, 2018 at 8:22 am

    I know Don Cheadle said openly that he felt Donald Trump should “die in a grease fire”. I believe he was sincere when he said that. Although what you said about the other celebrities trying to sustain themselves since they hadn’t made a hit in almost 10 years could be said about Don Cheadle. I wouldn’t be surprised if certain people’s “hate” towards Drumpf was staged.

    But then you have folks like Ann Coulter who said years ago that “nobody cares what these nitwit Hollywood people think” (yet actors, like most American celebrities, travel abroad and witness the hate people in other countries have for America – Hell, I’ve even witnessed some of it when I travel abroad).

  3. Neo
    December 23, 2018 at 12:21 pm

    It’s bad enough the corporate media plays up popular celebrities beyond their artistic talents (such as they may be). Is there any good reason to care what they have to say on this site? To do so only plays into the distraction such celebrities provide the corporatist rulers of this nation and the world. I though we were against that sort of dominance?

  4. December 23, 2018 at 5:04 pm

    I voted for Trump to stand the line with my boys Richard Spencer and Gavin McInnes. Y’know us white guys gotta stick together just like in prison. And there is nothing more beautiful than a white man! But I gotta say, Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy is much like my own-kill those darkie subhuman animals. So whichever party wins, us white power guys come out ahead. Remember, the Democratic party is the party of the KKK, don’t forget it rag head!

  5. MikeCA
    December 23, 2018 at 8:14 pm

    What are you writing about this for now?

    Because I have had it with two + years of manufactured “celebrities” monetizing their daily proclamations of hate for Trump. Look.. Trump is a incessant liar and unsuccessful businessman with a penchant for sexual assault in addition to fantasizing about fucking his eldest daughter while taking high doses of Adderall. The guy is a incompetent degenerate who would run a hot dog stand into the ground and it was pretty obvious that he has always been like that. However these fake-sanctimonious “celebrities” had no issue hanging out and getting all friendly with him prior to 2016. And now these same hypocrites behave as if they did not get along with him and that they are somehow morally superior to him. As I said… they deserve each other.

    It is petty obvious that the majority of the customers for the entertainment industry are not old white people. Trump is appealing to old white people by scaring them about people of color. The entertainment industry knows it needs those people of color as customers.

    Based on the casting of TV shows and films until a couple of years ago, that was not obvious. Also, this has nothing to do with getting on good terms with their non-white customers. It is all about virtue signalling to each other and is especially despicable when done by cynical hypocrites. Look.. somebody like Kissinger and Bush43 (and Dick Cheney) should have received far more hate from them- if they actually cared about what they pretend to do.

    Let me remind you that this remark by pre-Kardashian Kanye was considered controversial in 2005- even after it was obvious that Bush43 had screwed up big-time in Iraq.

  6. MikeCA
    December 23, 2018 at 11:19 pm

    “Look.. somebody like Kissinger and Bush43 (and Dick Cheney) should have received far more hate from them- if they actually cared about what they pretend to do.”

    Bush was the old school Republican. They only did the wink, wink, nudge, nudge, you know we don’t like people of colored people. Trump used a bull horn to shout what Bush43 and Bush41 used dog whistles to say.

  7. The Island
    December 30, 2018 at 7:43 pm

    The same people who hate Trump now definitely hated Bush#2 a lot more than Trump. Night and day level hate. They mostly hate Trump because he’s not one of them, a member of one of today’s ordained groups; a member of the bureaucracy, humanities academic cult, the media. They think he’s an undeserving prole. Often times he acts like one. Bush#2 was a criminal, a murderer. So are the jews who convinced the proles to support the invasion of Iraq. The invasion of Iraq was the biggest heist and murder spree in history. Then there was the financial crisis, all due to loose banking standards under Bush#2 and neoconservative jews.

    • The Island
      December 30, 2018 at 7:49 pm

      Ive always found it ironic and hypocritical that yuppie NYers looked down upon one of their own.

  8. lalit
    January 5, 2019 at 11:25 pm

    What’s so wrong about being racist? You’re pretty racist yourself!

  9. February 13, 2019 at 11:14 am

    Thank you so much for your blog and your postings. I was very like-minded with this post because I noticed what you did. What was it? I saw that everyone just loved Donald Trump and wanted to be around him. President Trump had many cameos when he was merely an entrepreneur. I would see Trump in movies, on TV shows, quoted in the newspaper and everyone was smiling. We are now witnessing the blowback of Bush 43 and Obama. What the average American does not realize is that Obama did more harm to this country that so many others. What was a huge issue for Obama? Answer: the Transgender movement.

    Personally, in my life, I have known two Transgenders. One made it, and the other one committed suicide.

    After living in New Zealand for almost 6 years and watching the corruption there, even with all its flaws, America is still the best thing going I must humbly admit, that until you turn off your Tell-Lie-Vision, you can’t or won’t wake up.

    Thanks again for the post and I read your blog all the time. Take good care now.

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