Celebrities React to FBI Director James Comey Getting Fired

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On Tuesday afternoon, news that Donald Trump had fired FBI Director James Comey spread like wildfire on social media.

Comey was in the midst of investigating the Trump administration’s ties to Russia. The firing was based upon the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Sessions had previously announced that he would recuse himself from the Russian investigation.

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“Today will mark a new beginning for our crown jewel of law enforcement,” the President said.

However, Hollywood was skeptical, and quick to react to the news.

Singer John Legend just had two words: “impeach him.”

Added Debra Messing, “This is absolutely outrageous! The head of an impartial agency was fired because he was uncovering corruption in the White House!”

Actress Leslie Grossman suggested the firing signaled a coup d’ètat, the French word for an overthrow.

Soap star Nancy Lee Grahn suggested reality TV star Omarosa be the next FBI Director, until they could locate Trump’s daughter.

Comedian Jenny Yang called the situation a “governance sh-tshow.”

Added author Chris Bohjalian,  “I miss the good old days when Trump only fired has-been celebrities who couldn’t sell wood-fired pizza in Times Square.”

Actress Roxana Ortega said it was more drama than the infamous “Game of Thrones” Red Wedding, where the ruling House Stark was massacred.

And comedian Kathy Griffin simply tweeted, “Thank U.”

While Mara Wilson summed up her feelings with an animated GIF.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. Charles Kennedy says:

    It won’t be over until they cut the head of the snake off!

  2. Martin says:

    Trump is “Hoodwinking the American Public”. As long as he gets ‘his’ supporters on his side, who helped him win, he doesn’t care about who he fires to ‘Protect himself’.

  3. Kaboom! says:

    Ooooo….a whole article devoted to Hollywood’s overpaid dummies showing their hate. With this much bile from Hollywood, middle America will never vote Democratic again.

  4. Beth CP says:

    I don’t get it. Praise for Comey when he doesn’t indict Clinton in July 2016. Then condemnation when he announces a re-opening of the e-mail investigation right before the election. Now, complaints and fury over him getting fired. If this wasn’t so serious I’d be laughing about this back and forth tennis match of opinion from the Hollywood community. I’m getting whiplash. And I’m guessing this “game” isn’t over for either side. Sigh……..

  5. Frank says:

    Yah that hrc belongs in prison.
    Comey was afraid of her. Her 50 conflicts disappeared along with their evidence destroyed.

    • Jermy says:

      Listen to CNN show when breaking news about firing comey came in, they were reporting about that misleading testimony he gave to congress and how misleading he was, but from minute to the next the narrative changed. interesting no? what do you think?

    • Jake says:

      And whoever illegally leaked Flynn and illegally surveiled a campaign, a felony.
      Barryo supposedly ordered it.

  6. rocky-o says:

    he got too close to the truth…

  7. Mark B says:

    I’m not a Trump cockroach, I’m a Bernie supporter, remember the guy you HRC suck-ups screwed over?

  8. Steve Barr says:

    You Trump cockroaches are priceless . Trump is a dead man walking and so are all you brown shirts .

  9. Mark B says:

    Lib stupidity never ceases to amaze me… HAHAHA, the sky is falling! The sky is falling!!! Quick, run back to Malibu, call your spiritual gurus and your raw vegan chefs. It really doesn’t matter what Trump does, when you’re anti-Trump, you change positions with the wind. What a waste an energy and resources. The best thing celebrities can do is shut the hell up, learn your lines (if you have any) look pretty and just shut up. You are not qualified to have a public opinion about anything.

    • Steve says:

      You say that you’re a Bernie supporter, and I’d like to take you at your word, but I dunno. That sure sounds like some generic right-wing anti-Hollywood butthurt to me. (Also: “Libtard”?) These folks are American citizens speaking out on their government, and their opinions are as valid as anyone’s. And guess what? You’re not required to read it.

  10. Boris Acosta says:

    Finally! This was a long wait. After not prosecuting $hillary Clinton, it was obvious this man thinks the law applies to the majority of people, but NOT to his friends or himself. Kudos, Pres. Trump!

  11. Me says:

    I hear they’re hiring Leonardo DiCaprio to run the F.B.I.

  12. It’s more than OBVIOUS why Comey was really fired 3 words: INVESTIGATION INTO RUSSIA. TRUMP AND HIS CORRUPT ADMINISTRATION STRIKES AGAIN. TOO BAD FOR THEM THOUGH THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES!!!

    • Silent Velcro says:

      There’s absolutely NO evidence that Russia had ANY impact on the election what so ever. Remember it was Clinton that championed the release of the Billy Bush bus tape that would have done in any other candidate save Trump. Comey was fired for not recommending Clinton be indicted. Now she will be. You can bet the Weiners have turned to save themselves. Trump’s not stupid, he’s going to smother Onward Together in the crib.

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