This year’s presidential election is really bringing out a different side of celebrities who don’t tend to discuss their political views — like Ellen DeGeneres. She is a vocal Hillary Clinton supporter, and in a new interview, she doesn’t hold back from slamming her candidate’s opponent, Donald Trump.
“Even my agent said, ‘I’ve never seen you be so partisan,'” Ellen DeGeneres tells OUT magazine in an interview after being named the mag’s Entertainer of the Year on the OUT100 2016 list. “I’m not really a political person, but when somebody’s acting like an entitled, lying brat, and you know he’s hurt a lot of people, it’s easy to see what kind of human being he is.”
Ellen is a proud advocate for Hillary Clinton, 69, and has even invited the presidential candidate on her talk show. During the interview, the comedienne wasn’t shy about slamming Donald Trump, 70, so her harsh words about him now are really no surprise.
During the interview with Hillary on Oct. 14, Ellen praised her favorite candidate for staying “so calm” throughout the second presidential debate, during which, she says, Donald was acting like “a teenager.” The 69-year-old admitted to being “frustrated” by her opponent for “spewing falsehoods” and “dominating the space.”
For the most part, Ellen sticks to her comedic ways, so we’re not used to seeing her touch on more serious topics like this one — that’s how you know she’s really not here for a Trump presidency! With the election just one week away, it won’t be long before we find out who will be the next president of our country — we can’t even imagine what Ellen will say if he somehow wins.
HollywoodLifers, what do you think of Ellen’s comments about Donald Trump? Do you think they’re warranted, or totally too harsh?