Celebrities Blast Trump’s ‘Shameful’ Plan to Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord

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Hollywood was quick to respond as President Donald Trump announced that he plans to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord on Thursday.

Former Vice President Al Gore called the decision “reckless and indefensible.” In a statement, Gore said, “It undermines America’s standing in the world and threatens to damage humanity’s ability to solve the climate crisis in time. But make no mistake: if President Trump won’t lead, the American people will.”

The Weather Channel updated its homepage to address the potential effects of the announcement.

Leonardo DiCaprio, who previously addressed world leaders to join the Paris Agreement, voiced his disappointment on Twitter and urged others to take action.

Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and SpaceX, announced his departure from Trump’s advisory councils upon the announcement.

Actor Kal Penn, who worked in the White House Office of Public Engagement under the Obama administration, prompted activism.

Obama’s former chief speechwriter Jon Favreau pointed out potential reasoning for Trump’s decision.

Director Ava DuVernay summed up her thoughts in just one word: “Shameful.”

Bette Midler took aim at the press for the decision she called “destructive.”

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson took a jab at Trump’s entire administration.

Filmmaker and activist Michael Moore penned a string of messages about the severity of Trump’s decision.

Jeff Immelt, CEO of General Electric, gave a nod to industry’s impact on the future.

Jimmy Kimmel’s wife, Molly McNearney, discredited climate change deniers.

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  1. caffeineator says:

    Yeah, yeah, yeah. Yada, yada, yada. Another string of ridiculous comments from a group of people who will never agree with Trump no matter what he does or how he does it. If he says the sky is blue they will call him a racist. Celebrities believe that God has blessed them with the gift of prophesy when they score a TV show or movie. Most of them are drug-addled loonies living in a tiny bubble and have never met a farmer from Nebraska, a coal miner, or a bus driver. Their focus is on who has the bigger swimming pool. Best thing? Shut up. You create more converts to the Repub party.

  2. Smoke em says:

    John Legend’s wife with the hideous cry face — now THAT’S a national embarrassment.

  3. Clarke says:

    It’s like the Seinfeld episode when George found success by doing the opposite of what he thought. If celebrities hate it, it HAS to be good. They’re as dumb as rocks.

  4. Marissa says:

    Celebrities are dumb assess. That has been well-documented.

  5. Vanessa says:

    I will start respecting the opinion of these celebrities when they all begin to own only one little vehicle, own a humble home and stop indulging so much. Bigger homes require more lumber, more cars require more petroleum, and the list goes on. The more we consume the more that needs to be produced. That can’t be good for the environment right? Think about how YOU can save the planet and stop blaming everything on the President. The Paris Accord prevents the US from doing things that other countries are still allowed to do, like coal mining. This is probably intended for other countries to build up their economy while ours suffers. It’s a mentality of “you already have too much so let others have a turn.” We have a lot of poor people here in the US. I would like to see these celebs distribute most of their riches, You have too much, why don’t you share your excess wealth and live a simple life. I’m sure they would all turn deaf ears to that.

  6. Frank says:

    Just curious…. Who directs this writer to
    include only negative remarks in the article. It a very slanted view, which degrades the quality of publication.
    And, reveals a complete misunderstanding of the real facts in this issue.

    • Jeff Bozos says:

      Hey all you climate dopes. You have no facts because it is a HOAX. ALL feelings and leftist (hate) Climate Hoax changed name because the Earth is controlled by the sun, not man.

    • Sam says:

      Oh look. Micheal Moore is such a genius he knows how to comment…..
      …f u…..!!!!! how does he figure out these unique statements. It’s so important to include, or maybe it’s the best representation of all the airheads nonreasoning nonthinking remarks intended to persecute and slander with no idea of what the facts of any current issues. Pathetic and disgraceful to the entertainment world and the little that the world regards it.

  7. Mark Hamilton says:

    Thank you President Trump for thinking about Americans first, not Marxists in Europe and Hollywood. THe American people elected you and appreciate your efforts on our behalf.

  8. Syra says:

    Pop quiz to all of these geniuses: What’s in the Paris agreement? Exactly. Come on…quick, quick.. no Google..

  9. Klaus says:

    Awww, they care sooo much about the planet. Yet they fail to mention all of the Geoengineering and spray being put forth daily in our skies? Why isn’t THIS being talked about? Its the GREATEST issue that faces all life on the plant due to heavy metals being sprayed upon us! And btw, I could care less about what actors are saying. Get back to acting and stop being a mouthpiece for your masters! You tools..

  10. Hammer says:

    What a bunch of whiny self indulgent fools on the left. The first tweet is from a guy who flies a private jet, dumping how much carbon into the air, to a “climate” summit. The rest are from a bunch of spoiled rich people who either never have or have forgotten what it is to live the average wage earner’s life. The Paris accord was about nothing other than weakening and making poor America. If you believe what you say, put your money where your mouths are…give up your “positions” in politics or entertainment, give up all your money to the folks you wanted MY tax dollars to go to pay for your stupid ideas and live on $50,000/year like so many do in this country. You won’t because you bunch of communists hope to curry favor with the ruling oligarchy after this country no longer exists. You take all the benefits America offers while at the same time working to undermine it. Of course we “deplorables” care about the environment, but not at the expense of feeding our children.

  11. Martin says:

    I just want to know why the Amazon is still here. When I was in elementary school back in the 70’s we were hysterically told by our teachers that the amazon would disappear in 20 years and that acid rain would destroy all of our trees by the turn of the century. More “repent, for the end is nigh” nonsense from our nation’s minstrels.

  12. resborzage says:

    Very funny bunch of self-aggrandizing communiques from giant carbon-footprint hypocrites. It’s transparent double standards and talking down to ‘the little people’ that will guarantee a second Trump term! Thanks for the great contribution to MAGA all you glittery celebs. And Leo, darling, how about a solo ride in your retro 747 to Katmandu for a ice cream soda? Oink. Oink.

  13. Wes says:

    Wow, all this wonderful intelligence rich disconnected bubble people telling average Americans how to live their lives. This while they fly over and drop their toilet holding tanks from their expensive private planes on middle America. Yes, middle America has no right to live their lives in freedom because they are just not as important as these single digit IQ’s in Hollywood and top COE’s and their million dollar incomes that don’t have to worry about paying their bills and raising their children, Just need to get their nanny’s to take their kids to the best private schools but keep middle America’s kids in failing public schools.

  14. Barry bin Inhalin says:

    I love forums like Twitter. Where else can you get enemies of the USA to put 140 characters of vitriol in writing? Algore, Mark Cuban, Elon (I never met a Gubmint subsidy I didn’t like) Musk and Maddie Albright? They’re better described as the corner table in the Star Wars bar scene.

    About Paris – why didnt it get out to a vote in the Senate (like Kyoto, which splashed 95-0)? And what part of India/China not being bound for a single nanometer of ‘carbon reduction’ for 20 years will reduce CO2? And the US will pay ‘developing nations’ $3b/year to…’catch up’? Yeah, sure.

    You liberals are too funny, wealth distribution just gets you people off.

  15. js biggs says:

    Finally, a President who cares about Americans.

    I could care less about the pigs in Hollywood.

  16. Lee Hennessy says:

    ‘Global Warming’, renamed ‘Climate Change’ after it became clear the planet isn’t warming, is a business plan intended to make the elite wealthier and enslave the rest of us. The perps were caught red-handed skewing the data in the form of leaked emails. So we who can still think and reason know junk science when we see it. This is plain old government sponsored junk science, period. We’re just not buying the lie.

  17. p3orion says:

    Yes, global warming might be a problem if it were as bad as the models suggest. Only problem is, the models have NOT worked. The rate of increase has been MUCH less than the models predicted, which means they were faulty in the first place, and suggests that maybe what heating we have seen is natural. The Earth has been warmer in the past, and was a healthier place for it. There has been more CO2 in the atmosphere in the past, and plant life flourished because of it.

    There is simply far too little evidence that climate change is being driven by human activities, or that its will consequences would be so negative, to justify KNOWN damage to the world’s economy, or for us to remain shackled to a treaty which was so indefensible that it was never submitted to the Senate as required by the Constitution.

    I’m not a Trump fan, but he got this one right.

  18. Erasmus says:

    “When a true genius appears, you can know him by this sign: that all the dunces are in a confederacy against him.”

    Jonathan Swift

  19. Yes, but ordinary people are dancing in their hovels.

  20. Bernie & Gore own beach houses. Melting glaciers reveal villages. Biggest scam & theft in history.

  21. Paul Rodgers says:

    Since so many of you seem to favor the way that the Europeans wish to live and seem to love their politics, PLEASE feel free to pack up and move. And BTW……Have YOU given up your automobile? Do YOU live in an eco friendly 1,700 square foot home? Do YOU own your own airplane and / or fly frequently? You are all wealthy and spoiled HYPOCRITES!

  22. Frank says:

    The Paris agreement had no withdrawal penalties so don’t expect any of the counties who originally agreed to do much for global warming long term.

  23. Daniel Allen says:

    The Paris agreement is a wealth redistribution plan, it will only help other countries and hurt the US. It is sad so many people live here but hate this country ! We finally have a President that loves this country and the half that actually PAYS THE TAXES FOR THE OTHER HALF !

  24. BPatMann says:

    Upon hearing that Trump is giving the Paris accords the boot, Leonardo Di Caprio was so upset at this news that he had himself driven in a limousine to a helo pad, flew in a helicopter to the airport at which he boarded a private jet that took him to Monaco where he was driven in a limousine to the dock from which he boarded a boat that took him out to his private mega-yacht on which he cried himself to sleep.

  25. sunnyd says:

    Watching the globalist progressives heads explode is almost as good as sex. HAHAHA!!!

  26. Dave Carlson says:

    Just reading the names of those who are in melt down mode over this confirms that President Trump did the right thing.

  27. WaffenSS says:

    Ah, the new world order is being dismantled. I now suspect the globalist dirteaters are going to try and assassinate this man

  28. BPatMann says:

    Great – people with degrees in theater arts telling us that it’s “settled science”

  29. Chris Konkol says:

    The fact is that the Paris Agreement helped special interests and did nothing to help the environment. It was a FARCE negotiated by stupid rich people like Kerry who think it will make them more elite and who was taken to the cleaners by the European bureaucrats..

  30. Wayne says:

    Trump gave a very good speech on why we are backing out. The treaty is a nonbinding agreement and will cost the US billions. Its funny to see the snowflakes meltdown !!

  31. ImaHippyBurning says:

    So The Hypocritical Hollowwood Elitists are going full BatShiite Crazy over a POTUS who is actually governing For The People not trying to fleece them and give their hard earned Tax Monies to other Countries under the guise of cooling the planet by 1/10th of a degree over the course of a hundred years! Yeah, makes perfect sense to me!

    Fact is this has ZERO to do with the environment in their eyes, cause if it did they would all sell their mansions, get rid of their private jets, and SUV’s and actually DO SOMETHING other then steal from Americans!

    Trump wants a deal that is Fair and Good for All Parties involved and these Vile Hypocrites want to skin him alive for doing so! PISS on every last one these Fascists! Let them give up all their wealth if they feel so bloody guilty!

  32. Stanley says:

    Fantasyland was quick to respond… Yawn.

  33. scrubjay says:

    President Trump said he wants to renegotiate the Paris Climate Accord on terms that were more favorable to the United States. The European leaders were the one who demanded that they would only accept the current terms. If they do not renegotiate with President Trump they will be the ones responsible for the United States not being in the treaty.

  34. AmericanLove says:

    All the right people are against it proving how CORRECT Trump’s decision was. This accord was designed to destroy the US and our President saved us.

  35. Rick says:

    We win again! :)

    As the left and the MSM becomes more and more unhinged with their ridiculous accusations, our agenda marches on and 0bamas agenda goes into the toilet.

    Next up… Trump’s travel ban is headed to the SCOTUS. You are going to lose that one too libs :)

    Next time you cheer a dictator like 0bama trying to sign treaties unconstitutionally and unilaterally, just remember… what one man can do, one man can undo! Much like the rest of 0bamas NWO agenda that is being dismantled!

  36. Jasmina says:

    Who gives a flying eff what the celebrity hypocrites say. I will only start thinking of taking them a bit serious if they all swear off private jets and limos, fly commercial, normal flights, and move into houses commensurate with that sized for normal middle-class.

    Until then, just agitate each other into the Pure Hate State exemplified by a non-comedienne who got her fingers torched recently.

  37. Russ Richards says:

    Nice to see this ‘progressive’ list of NOBODIES who’ve had their beaks in the till for the last eight years. If any of them showed up to a Trump rally, he’d say… OUT-OUT-OUT… get EM’ OUTTA here.!.!

  38. Charles Arthur says:

    Weren’t a lot of these so called celebrities going to leave the US after Trump won? What’s kept them?

  39. George Aldridge says:

    Democrats now hold fewer elected offices than at any time since 1922. Keep letting Hollywood run your party. It’s working out real well.

  40. Lex says:

    These people shouldn’t pollute.

  41. Steve says:

    Just so I have this correct… Alleged “scientists” who can’t predict the weather accurately a day in advance, tell us that there is an “imminent” cataclysmic event looming that will doom all life on planet earth 500 years into the future? Yeah, this is on my bucket list of things to give a shlt about.

  42. Then they got into their Gas Guzzling limos or SUVs and private jets. HYPOCRITES!

  43. Steve says:

    Hollyweird? 4 comments from a fat phony Michael Moore (like anyone give a shlt what he has to say. A laundry list of “has beens”, and “never were”. The rest, names I don’t even recognize except for a few loser Dumbacrap politicians. We the People have spoken, and President Trump delivered the message for us. Thank you Mr. President for putting America first.

  44. You know when GE is for something it is for the right reasons…I mean large corporations have such beautiful souls and are always looking to make the world better there is zero chance they benefit from the agreement…right

    As for the celebs …well the people in the 1776 did not see you folks as the trend setters you think you are today…so they decided 1 vote for everyone regardless of $ or perceived social status..and we thank them

  45. Gary says:

    So let me follow the logic here. The most cataclysmic decision ever made in human history will being about the end of the world and we’re in 100% agreement. Yet, miraculously, the US and international markets haven’t noticed. Man-made climate change really is a religion.

  46. John Dendy says:

    These fools have bought into the hoax. Yeah there is some climate change but anyone that believes people can change that are fools.

  47. Mark says:

    Who cares what Al Bore has to say about anything?! Hypocrite and political has been. As for those other fools comprising the HOLLYWEIRD community, they too are hypocrites who specialize in insulting others who do not agree with them, like the divine Ms. M, who should shut her big mouth!

  48. That’s the last straw! Trump has sealed his fate! The Democrats are on the march!!

    – Leonardo DiCaprio is going to run and win the Democratic candidacy for POTUS in 2020

    – Michael Moore will be his trusty VP running mate

    The ‘Dynamic Duo’ will campaign on:

    1. Implementing massive Carbon Taxes on all forms of energy except wind and solar to ‘cool the planet’.
    &
    2. Tax the top 1% income earners and corporations at 75%, and ‘redistribute’ that money to the world’s poorest countries, like India, China, Russia, Venezuela and Cuba.

  49. Gas Passer says:

    Good job President Trump. Now get back to draining the swamp.

  50. WSChurchill says:

    From the mouths of the elite – “let them eat cake . . .” Perhaps they should spend more time figuring out how to make a decent movie.

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