Hillary Clinton supporter, Jeff Bridges, the actor perhaps best known as The Dude in The Big Lebowski, made comments about President Trump that will leave his Hollywood comrades in tears.
Bridges said he’s “rooting” for Trump as a human being.
Its a reasonable sentiment, but one likely to have liberals feeling like someone just peed on their rug.
Bridges decried other Hillary supporters for “ridiculing” the President, explaining that every person has “something different and unique to contribute to society and with different ways of doing it.”
Again, reasonable. But the acting community is probably sitting there like …
Via the Hill:
Actor Jeff Bridges, renowned for his roles as a president in the film “The Contender” and as The Dude in “The Big Lebowski,” said he is “rooting” for President Trump as “a human being.”
“I’m rooting for him to do well by our country,” Bridges told the Associated Press in an interview published Wednesday.
“I’m rooting for him as a human being to do the cool thing,” he added, after saying other people who were upset by the election results would be “blatantly out there talking about their disappointments and ridiculing the way President Trump is acting.”
“I don’t dig Trump or follow what he has to say, but I find it fascinating that he’s surfaced in the political arena,” Bridges said in a June interview. “But I’m a Hillary supporter and I don’t go the Trump way.”
He now has the decency to say that, while he may not be a supporter, he’s still ‘rooting’ for him to be successful.
As any American should.
It’s not the first time the actor had made such comments about the President.
“I’m rooting for the guy, Mr. Trump,” he told Entertainment Weekly. “One of the things that’s most appealing about him is his unpredictability.”
It’s surprising to hear a major Hollywood actor express a reasonable level of support for the President.
And Bridges’ colleagues can pretty much …
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