This past Sunday, Robert De Niro was picked to honor his lifelong friend, Al Pacino, at the American Icon Awards. Pacino was accepting an award among 5 others, including Quincy Jones and Evander Holyfield.
Of course… De Niro didn’t make his speech just about Pacino and all of his accomplishments. He did mention nice things about Pacino for a short amount of time, right before he took the opportunity to slam Trump for an entire minute!
You can view the speech below from a video posted by TMZ.
The reactions after his comments were mixed. There were some cheers, laughs, and boos. In my opinion, it’s not the time to bring up politics. It seems disrespectful to ruin a positive moment by bringing up sensitive subjects. Regardless of who is right or wrong.
What are your thoughts?
- Robert De Niro Suggested Trump Should Be Impeached [Washington Post]
- Robert De Niro Attacks President Trump [TMZ]