All together now. A growing number of Hollywood celebrities are demanding that President Donald Trump resign from office as the coronavirus pandemic continues to grip the world.
Star Trek actor and left-wing activist George Takei appears to have started the trend on Twitter on Wednesday, writing “The president needs to resign.”
The president needs to resign.
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) March 18, 2020
Takei’s tweet was repeated verbatim by numerous progressive activists and groups. Two and a Half Men star Jon Cryer picked up one of those retweets and amplified the message to his followers, also verbatim.
The President needs to resign. https://t.co/XVFQdf5Np9
— Jon Cryer (@MrJonCryer) March 18, 2020
Wings actor Steven Weber then retweeted Cryer’s call for Trump to resign,.
The President needs to resign. https://t.co/4fF0VYM17V
— Steven Weber (@TheStevenWeber) March 18, 2020
Weber’s tweet was subsequently repeated by Full Metal Jack star Matthew Modine, who has tweeted out “The president needs to resign” more than ten times on Wednesday.
The President needs to resign https://t.co/mvjZFXlRao
— Matthew Modine (@MatthewModine) March 18, 2020
Modine’s Full Metal Jacket co-star Vincent D’Onofrio added himself to the celebrity pile-on.
The president needs to resign https://t.co/eEaUNENVqE
— Vincent D'Onofrio (@vincentdonofrio) March 18, 2020
Other entertainment figures to repeat the call for Trump’s resignation include actor Kirk Acevedo, Thelma & Louise screenwriter Callie Khouri, and actor-comedian Christopher Titus.
The President needs to resign https://t.co/UW7DkK946p
— kirk acevedo (@kirkacevedo) March 18, 2020
— Callie Khouri (@CallieKhouri) March 18, 2020
The President needs to resign. https://t.co/jRVFfSxOn7
— Christopher THIS AINT THE FLU Titus (@TitusNation) March 18, 2020