Robert De Niro uses F-bomb about Trump on live TV

Angelo Anderson
June 11, 2018

Robert De Niro stole the show for the audience at the Tony Awards in NY on Sunday night, when he used his time onstage to once again register his disapproval of US President Donald Trump in the bluntest way possible.

"I'm going to say one thing: f**k Trump", said De Niro, prompting many in the crowd to rise to their feet.

De Niro was introducing Bruce Springsteen, who is starring in a Broadway production of his own, which has sold out tickets for months.

That's when a wide applause of approval turned into a standing ovation for De Niro's declaration! "The offensive language was deleted from the broadcast". It's easier to get tickets for Hamilton.

De Niro, who was once very tight-lipped on his political views and feelings, has burst out of his shell during the Trump era. "The Tribeca Film Festival, which he co-founded, became a platform for several of his anti-Trump broadsides", Deadline reports.

Robert De Niro took the stage at Radio City Music Hall for the 72nd annual Tony Awards Sunday night, but CBS completely bleeped out his first words.

The 68-year-old star received a Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre in honour of his critically acclaimed show. Many praised the actor, cracked jokes about Canada, and sarcastically brought up the "birther" controversy.

The man behind Angels in America, legendary playwright Tony Kushner, spoke to reporters backstage about De Niro's spirited introduction for Springsteen, the AP reported.

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