Director James Gunn Offers $100K for Trump’s Weight on ‘Accurate Scale’

Director James Gunn attends the International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society's 6th
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Hollywood director James Gunn has offered to donate $100,000 to President Donald Trump’s preferred charity if he agrees to step on an “accurate scale” following the release of his first successful medical checkup.

“I will give 100 thousand dollars to Trump’s favorite charity if he will step on an accurate scale with an impartial medical professional, okayed by both of us,” Gunn tweeted on Tuesday. “For real.”

In a later tweet, Gunn then compared a photo of MLB star Albert Pujols to one of Trump playing golf, suggesting that if both men are the same height and weight then the health of President Trump’s mental state is questionable.

“Trump’s medical exam says he’s 6’3″ and 239 pounds,” he wrote. “Albert Pujols is 6’3″ and 240 pounds. If the dementia tests are equally accurate, we are doomed.”

Gunn’s pledge follows the public release of details of Trump’s medical examination last week, in which White House doctor, Navy Rear Adm. Dr. Ronny Jackson announced that the president in excellent physical and mental health.

Director James Gunn attends The World Premiere of Marvel’s epic space adventure “Guardians of the Galaxy,” directed by James Gunn and presented in Dolby 3D and Dolby Atmos at the Dolby Theatre. July 21, 2014 Hollywood, CA (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)

Jackson told reporters this week that Trump had performed “exceedingly well” on an extensive test of his cognitive health, scoring 30 out of 30 on a cognitive assessment, adding that Trump was “absolutely” fit for duty. The examination comes amid widespread claims from Trump’s critics, and some members of the mainstream media, that he could be suffering from a form of early onset dementia.

“All data indicates the president is healthy and will remain so for the duration of his presidency,” Jackson said. “Absolutely, he is fit for duty.”

Gunn, whose major works include Guardians of the Galaxy and Scooby-Doo: The Movie, has ripped President Trump on Twitter on several occasions, attacking Trump and his administration.

Indeed, on Monday Gunn claimed Trump “barely [qualifies]” as a person, and accused him of “delegitimizing mainstream journalism.”

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