George Clooney reportedly took a dig at President Donald Trump whereas being honored New York’s Museum of Fashionable Artwork on Monday.
The Oscar-winning celeb acquired an all-star tribute in the course of the museum’s annual movie profit, which took the type of a digital ceremony. Throughout his speech, Clooney addressed the toll the coronavirus has taken on folks around the globe earlier than mentioning the president.
“We have now confronted an awesome menace that has affected folks everywhere in the world. However what I need to say to all of you is that we’re going to get via it. This scourge that’s disrupted so many lives, it’s terrified us, wrecked our economic system, left us feeling like there’s no hope,” Clooney mentioned in accordance to the Hollywood Reporter.
“Properly, now we see there may be. There’s greater than hope. There’s a brilliant mild on the finish of this tunnel. We are going to quickly say goode to the darkish ages. Goode to worry. Goode to doubt. Goode to the nervousness. As soon as that is over and Trump’s out of workplace, we must always in all probability do one thing about COVID, too. That might be vital. Right here’s to 2021. We’ll see you in particular person then.”
The all-star tribute reportedly featured digital appearances Clooney’s previous co-stars, together with Tilda Swinton and ER actress Julianna Margulies.
Clooney stumped for Joe Biden in the course of the 2020 marketing campaign, collaborating in a fundraiser with former President Barack Obama through which the 2 buddies mentioned defeating President Trump’s reelection bid.
Previous to the 2016 election, the Ocean’s Eleven star infamously predicted that Trump would lose his bid for the White Home. “There may be not gonna be a President Donald Trump. It’s not gonna occur,” Clooney mentioned throughout a press convention on the Cannes Movie Competition.