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Robert De Niro literally spoke every's truth live on CNN when he was asked about Fox News's reaction to his criticism of Donald Trump.
It all began mildly enough:
This guy should not be president. Period.
CNN host Brian Stelter responds by reminding De Niro that Fox News probably isn't going to like his take, which... we can assume is an accurate prediction. De Niro of course had the perfect response.
Fuck 'em. Fuck 'em!
He seems to quickly remember where he is, and offer a delightfully insincere "sorry!" which sounds a lot like every 6-year-old ever forced to apologise by exasperated parents.
—@BrianStelter asks Robert De Niro about criticism he gets from Fox for speaking out against Trump.
"Fuck em," De… https://t.co/mOTEEROU5T — Oliver Darcy (@Oliver Darcy)
It's all fine though, because "it's cable ... but it's still a Sunday morning," Stelter explains.
Unfazed, De Niro continues
We are in a moment in our lives in this country where this guy is like a gangster...We're in a terrible situation and this guy just keeps going on and on without being stopped.
We are in a moment in our lives in this country where this guy is like a gangster...
We're in a terrible situation and this guy just keeps going on and on without being stopped.
People were hard-relating to his sentiment - and no one seemed offended by the F-word, even on a Sunday.
Robert De Niro is my Sunday morning mood. And Monday through Saturday too. https://t.co/W1ySDyN0RZ — Ava DuVernay (@Ava DuVernay)
@oliverdarcy @brianstelter I’m with Robert De Niro. #FuckEm — 𝓛𝓪𝓾𝓻𝓮𝓷 𝓨𝓸𝓾𝓷𝓰 (@𝓛𝓪𝓾𝓻𝓮𝓷 𝓨𝓸𝓾𝓷𝓰)
@oliverdarcy @brianstelter I’m with #RobertDeNiro 100%. Everyone has tip-toed around this situation and people are… https://t.co/Fl6wLAqflv — Mr. Spock 🖖 (Commentary) (@Mr. Spock 🖖 (Commentary))
@oliverdarcy @brianstelter Oh no, not F U C K on Sunday! — Allison Floyd (@Allison Floyd)
@oliverdarcy @brianstelter He quite literally speaks for MILLIONS of us. The words he uses we also use. We are NOT offended. — Cheryl (@Cheryl)
Robert De Niro: *says f word on live tv*
@brianstelter: https://t.co/BtdVtvHPQw — Mariah Medina (@Mariah Medina)
When you invite Robert De Niro, do NOT try to direct him or edit him. https://t.co/oVexakWi75 — Lawrence O'Donnell (@Lawrence O'Donnell)
What time on Sundays can you start saying "fuck"? https://t.co/eZQBwxH1VL — Radio Angie 📻 (@Radio Angie 📻)
Many also gleefully pointed out that it was the most Robert De Niro thing Robert De Niro has ever Robert De Niroed.
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