As violence erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday morning during a protest held by white nationalists, Hollywood denizens took to social media to register their disgust over the violence.
Actor Seth Rogen bluntly declared, “By the way, f–k these nazi motherf–kers,” adding the hashtag, “#Charlottesville.”
Rob Reiner was more balanced in his reaction, though he squarely put the blame for the situation at President Donald Trump’s feet.
“Let’s be clear. The hatred we’re seeing in Virginia lies at the feet of Donald Trump. Stoked during the campaign,his silence condones this,” Reiner wrote.
Actor Michael Rapaport posted an impassioned speech condemning the “Tiki Torch Tough Guys” who gathered in Charlottesville on Friday night, declaring in a video, “You little coffee-cup carrying white nationalists, you ain’t sh-t.”
“American Gods” producer Bryan Fuller, meanwhile, offered a whimsical take on the situation.
“I DREAM OF @Lesdoggg RIDING A DRAGON OVER THE CROWD OF NAZIS IN VIRGINIA COMMANDING “DRACARYS,” Fuller wrote, referring to “Saturday Night Live” actress Leslie Jones, who has been a target of harassment by right-wing factions on social media.
We have nazi sympathizers and white nationalists in the White House. Condemn them too. They should not be receiving taxpayer money.
— John Legend (@johnlegend) August 12, 2017
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) August 12, 2017
United WE stand..The most important word is WE..Once again WE. No race is better than another..STOP THE HATE! Praying for Charlottesville Va
— Kevin Hart (@KevinHart4real) August 12, 2017
CALL IT WHAT IT IS. IT. IS. TERRORISM.
— Zendaya (@Zendaya) August 12, 2017
— Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) August 13, 2017
It's sad what's going on in Charlottesville. Is this the direction our country is heading? Make America Great Again huh?! He said that🤦🏾♂️
— LeBron James (@KingJames) August 12, 2017
White Supremacists Well Cared 4 In trump Admin.He’s LOUD N PROUD 2NUKE N.KOREA,But a Girl-Scout Could Have Made MORE MACHO SPEECH ABOUT RIOT
— Cher (@cher) August 12, 2017
It's darkest just before the dawn. We can fix this. We have no other option. https://t.co/0uRp6l79mp
— Kristen Bell (@IMKristenBell) August 13, 2017
MANY SIDES?!? Ive typed and deleted at least 8 tweets. Words simply arent strong enough to accurately describe how I feel about Donald Trump
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) August 12, 2017
By the way, fuck these nazi motherfuckers. #Charlottesville
Let’s be clear. The hatred we’re seeing in Virginia lies at the feet of Donald Trump. Stoked during the campaign,his silence condones this.
– MichaelRapaport (@MichaelRapaport) August 12, 2017
I DREAM OF @Lesdoggg RIDING A DRAGON OVER THE CROWD OF NAZIS IN VIRGINIA COMMANDING “DRACARYS”
— Writers Guild of America, East (@WGAEast) August 13, 2017
Donald Trump mocked Barack Obama for not calling Islamic Terrorism by its name.
Now HE must call White Supremacy Terrorism by its name.
— Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) August 12, 2017
This is on-purpose vague bc ur a wimp that stands 4 nothing & ur ignorant arrogance &total lack of impulse control is gonna get us killed https://t.co/rzcZcZmYDS
— Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) August 12, 2017
"Let's put on our asshole costumes and go down there!" https://t.co/kDEUjRQAXH
— Andy Richter (@AndyRichter) August 12, 2017
How come it's never the best white people that think white people are the best? #SelfEvidentFallacy
— Dave Foley (@DaveSFoley) August 12, 2017
He is a puppet. An uncontrollable moronic puppet his masters can partly control. I hope we survive this awful mistake. Register2vote. https://t.co/lUiFEOEXXB
— Judd Apatow (@JuddApatow) August 12, 2017
This was not free speech…this is chaos disrupting society.Disturbing & disappointing to witness. Be safe, Wahoos!#charlottesville #uva
I'm thinking of all the anguished people of Cville and anyone else effected by this & to those going through anything. I love you. #LoVE
— Boyd Tinsley (@bt_dmb) August 12, 2017
— Boyd Tinsley (@bt_dmb) August 12, 2017
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