Robert De Niro Says ‘F- Trump’ at Tony Awards, Gets Standing Ovation

De Niro was on stage at the Tonys to introduce Bruce Springsteen, whose spoken-word-into-"My Hometown" performance is a whole other conversation that you should really consider having today.

"F**k Trump", De Niro said, without any preamble. Nathan Lane offered up an emotional speech for his win for his portrayal of Roy Cohn, noting, "I'm standing here because Tony [Kushner] wrote one of the greatest plays of the 20th century, and it's still speaking to us as strongly as ever". While CBS was quick to catch the swear for USA audiences, the word wasn't censored during the Australian broadcast.

"It's no longer down with Trump".

While many Tony Awards audience members showed their support for De Niro, some celebs were critical of the remarks on social media.

De Niro has been an outspoken critic of Trump, even saying in May he barred the president from visiting any locations of his swanky restaurant, Nobu.

Meanwhile, Mark Hamill clearly loved it.

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We just shook hands. "I'm not sure what activity he's asking me to undertake with either", May said amid laughter. Mr Trump revoked his administration's support for the G-7 communique after Mr Trudeau's news conference.

The gathered crowd seemed to agree with his message with applause, whoops and a standing ovation coming from the audience. It is how you remind the country that the most corrupt, racist and traitorous government in America's history is going down, hard, SOON.

De Niro is a highly respected actor, having garnered two Oscars for his roles in Raging Bull and The Godfather: Part II. Attending the National Board of Review awards ceremony at the start of the year, De Niro called the President a "fucking idiot" and referred to him as both "baby-in-chief" and "jerkoff-in-chief".

'Ah, the tolerant Left.

The Los Angeles native went to Instagram Monday (June 11) to share footage of De Niro getting at Trump.

"This guy just is a jerk", he said.

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