Jimmy Kimmel, host of the Oscars 2017 skewered Trump on the stage last night.
As it is no surprize that the biggest Hollywood night turned into political. Even before this event many Hollywood celebrities used the award season to oppose president Trump. One of them was actress Meryl Streep who was later answered by Trump calling her ‘Overrated’.
It was early cleared that Oscar night would be political, many of the stars were tying blue ribbons against the Trump’s travel ban.
Following are some anti-Trump statements from the Oscar stage:
Referring to the last year Oscars, host Jimmy Kimmel said, “I am thankful to Mr. President, you people remember last year racist Oscar? When not any black actor was nominated. Thanks to Trump because that is gone because now the night seems less racist”.
Kimmel gave opportunity to come on stage and speech for president Trump’s will tweet about all caps in his bowel movement. Kimmel continued by mentioning Isabelle the French actress by saying, “I am happy you were permissioned by Homeland Security to come tonight”. He alsopointed out jokingly on Trump’s tweet about Streep while other gave a standing ovation to her.
Kimmel added a joke to his conversation about Trump’s daughter on her retailers drop dress, “by the way nice dress Streep, is that Ivanka?”
The Iranian directorAsghar Farhadi didn’t attended the award night but he gave a statement, “My absence is the protest against my country and other six, who are facing bans to enter US”.
The Amazon star Gael Garciawas called to introduce best Animated Feature, before he starts he reminded about Trump’s plan to build wall on US-Mexico border. Hesaid that as a Mexican heritage he is against the wall which is built to separate us, as a Latin Americanand a foreigner worker and also as a human beinghe condemn this plan.