Celebrities React to President Trump's Incendiary Press Conference

POTUS ranted for over an hour in what has to be his most bizarre appearance yet.

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On Thursday, President Donald Trump held an unscheduled press conference. The purpose, it seemed, was to announce his new pick for labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, one day after Andrew Puzder withdrew his nomination for the position.

But after a minute or so of talking about Acosta, Trump launched into a nearly hour-and-a-half long rant in which he harshly criticized at the media, told a series of blatantly incorrect "facts" about how popular he was, and went off on Hillary Clinton.

Celebrities had a lot of feelings about this one:

Kendrick Sampson

Yvette Nicole Brown

Ava DuVernay

Kathy Griffin

Rachel Maddow

Michelle Collins

John Ziegler

Ben Walsh

Jennifer Weiner

Steven Rich


Alec Baldwin

Josh Gad

Tyler Oakley

Scott Foley

Michael Ian Black

John Podhoretz

Patton Oswalt

Gabrielle Union

Minnie Driver

Julia Ioffe

Eliza Dushku

Willie Geist

Mark Cuban

J.K. Rowling

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