Robert De Niro apologises to Canada for 'idiotic behaviour' of Trump

Angelo Anderson
June 13, 2018

However, before doing what he was supposed to do, De Niro said, "I just want to say one thing; F*** Trump".

"Mr. De Niro's comments were unscripted and unexpected", said the company.

The audience rose to its feet as Robert De Niro introduced a performance by Bruce Springsteen, leaving those watching from home confused. While CBS was quick to catch the swear for USA audiences, the word wasn't censored during the Australian broadcast.

Heffernan, who has also been a regular presence in the New York Times, Slate and Wired over the years, has always been critical of Trump in her writing.

The comments, which were not censored in the Australian telecast, earned De Niro a standing ovation from the crowd at New York's Radio City Music Hall and stirred conversation on social media.

When asked about De Niro's remarks, Seawright said he probably would have chosen different words but seemed to praise De Niro for voicing people's "frustration".


The actor also apologized to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Group of Seven on behalf of Americans for Trump's about-face after the G7 summit concluded in Charlevoix, Que.

She noted that De Niro's remarks came on the heels of comedian Samantha Bee calling first daughter Ivanka Trump a "feckless c--."

"It's taken us about 50 years to realize how important diversification is and every political leader in Canada since that time has talked about the need for diversification", he says.

Robert De Niro seemed to be sending a message on behalf of Broadway.

Kushner denounced Trump's presidency as "the Hitler mistake" that let a "borderline psychotic narcissist in the White House". "Who's going to argue with him?"

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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