Robert De Niro Feels Like He Did ‘After 9/11′ Following Donald Trump Win
In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the actor revealed, "I feel like I did after 9/11. We'll just see what happens. There will be many, many, many, many, many people watching."
Appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, De Niro voiced his disappointment again, telling the late night host, "I have to respect that position [of him as president], even though we all know what he… anyway. We have to see what he’s gonna do, and how he’s really gonna follow through on certain things. As we even see now, in a lot of cities, a lot of people are getting very upset and protesting."
In October, a video of De Niro calling Trump "a dog," "a pig," "a con," "a bull---t artist" and "blatantly stupid" went viral. In the video, the actor said that he'd "love to punch [Trump] in the face," but he told Kimmel that "he can't do that now."
Meanwhile, the mayor of De Niro's ancestral village of Ferrazzano, Italy has offered the actor asylum, announcing, "If after the disappointment of Trump, he wants to take refuge here, we are ready to welcome him. Naturally it would be an honor and give us great pleasure."
De Niro has been a dual citizen of the U.S. and Italy since 2006.
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