'Independence Day' Stars Slam Trump For Tweeting Faked Video Clip
Written by Huffingtonpost on May 17, 2020
Stars of the 1996 movie “Independence Day” lashed out at President Donald Trump Sunday for tweeting an altered scene that turns him into the heroic president of the film.
Vivica A. Fox, who starred within the sci-fi thriller alongside Will Smith, blasted the posting as “typical POS habits.”
“Can’t consider you’d insult our basic movie this manner!” Fox stated, including: “U by no means had the management or braveness” of the movie’s fictional president.
Actor Invoice Pullman — who performed President Thomas J. Whitmore within the hit film — advised The Hollywood Reporter, “My voice belongs to nobody however me, and I’m not working for president — this yr.”
The faked scene — created by a Trump-supporting Twitter account known as Mad “ObamaGate” Liberals — superimposed photos of Trump’s head onto Pullman’s Whitmore as he known as on a ragtag crew of American pilots to tackle murderous extraterrestrials.
The video superimposed the faces of Trump supporters onto the enraptured spectators, together with Fox Information’ Sean Hannity, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump Jr., a weepy Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and infamous far-right ”Pizzagate” conspiracy theorist Jack Posobiec (holding a rifle), amongst others.
The purpose of inserting Trump within the scene wasn’t totally clear, apart from to make him look inspiring. It could possibly be seen as depicting Trump’s rallying America to reopen the financial system amid the COVID-19 disaster.
However Whitmore’s declaration — which retains Pullman’s voice —that “we’re preventing for our proper to reside, to exist” is also interpreted as a name to People to guard their lives in opposition to assaults on COVID-19 security precautions.
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