×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Politicians and Celebrities React To Donald Trump and Billy Bush’s Objectifying Video

The internet is currently in a frenzy following a video posted by The Washington Post featuring Donald Trump and television personality Billy Bush in a deplorable and objectifying conversation involving women.

The clip shows then-“Access Hollywood” co-host conversing with Trump on the set of the daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives.” Trump tells Bush of a failed attempt at seducing Nancy O’Dell, Bush’s co-host at the time, saying, “I moved on her and I failed. I’ll admit it. I did try and f**k her. She was married.”

The Republican presidential candidate goes on to say, “I’m automatically attracted to beautiful — I just start kissing them. It’s like a magnet. Just kiss. I don’t even wait. And when you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything.”

Trump then states, “Grab them by the p***y, you can do anything.”

Needless to say, the Twitter-verse is livid.

“Women have the power to stop Trump.” – Senator Hillary Clinton

“This kind of behavior is disgusting. It makes me sick to my stomach.” – Senator Tim Kaine

“As the grandfather of two precious girls, I find that no apology can excuse away Donald Trump’s reprehensible comments degrading women.” – Jeb Bush

“I never heard him ‘apologize’ for talking to me & others about his family member’s spouse, and especially her breasts. THIS IS WHO HE IS.” – Ashley Judd

“LADIES … WE R NOT DISPOSABLE BLOW UP DOLLS,4RICH MENS PLEASURE.I HAD SCARY EXPERIENCE W/RICH IMPORTANT FILM PROD.& I WAS CHER I WANTED JOB.” – Cher

“If there was a popular male equivalent experience, being would be cause for capital punishment.” – Lena Dunham

“Hi @realDonaldTrump u actually CANT grab women “by the pussy” &youre a predator in every sense of the word. Cant lie yr way outta this one” – Jenny Slate

“I’m just gonna start saying “I’m not a polished politician” when I’ve done something bad. Seems to be an acceptable answer for many people.” – Jesse Tyler Ferguson

“Well, there goes my Billy Bush vote” – Ron Perlman

“Trump says misogynist things all the time. The video is still sickening.” – Joyce Carol Oates

“Somebody better ask Trump about rape culture at the next debate” – Jessica Valenti

“Well. You can stop tweeting “delete your account.” Enjoy your weekend.” – Aisha Tyler

“I am disgusted…not surprised…but disgusted.” – Zendaya

“As it turns out, this entire election has been one long rape joke” – Saeed Jones

“Donald Trump thinks “when you’re a star” you “can do anything” to women? Well you can’t make me vote for you, you misogynistic entitled pig.” – Emmy Rossum

“I’m calling for a total and complete shutdown of Donald Trump interacting with women until we can figure out what is going on” – Ariel Edwards-Levy

“Only privileged dudes like Trump and Billy Bush get to play the boys will be boys card when they’re fully grown men” -Allison Kilkenny

Comedian Samantha Bee took the humorous route, parodying the video:

She added:

More Biz

  • Netflix-logo-N-icon

    Netflix Raises $2.2 Billion Through Junk-Bond Offering

    Netflix just went deeper into hock: The company announced the pricing of unsecured bonds in a transaction raising around $2.2 billion, giving it more cash to invest in content, real estate and infrastructure. The streamer had said Tuesday that it planned to raise $2 billion through a new debt offering, bringing its long-term debt to [...]

  • Ridiculous Six

    Netflix Benefits From Changes in New Mexico's Production Incentives

    When New Mexico’s new governor, Democrat Michelle Lujan Grisham, signed SB2 in late March, the headline was that it more than doubled the annual cap on the state’s 25%- to 30%-per-project refundable film and TV tax credit, from $50 million to $110 million.  Arguably more noteworthy, however, was the new law’s provision that the cap [...]

  • Gabrielle Union Marketing Summit

    Listen: How Gabrielle Union Bet on Herself and Changed Her Brand

    Actress Gabrielle Union said she was nearly 17 years past the expiration date of her mass appeal when she got the brand partnership of her dreams. “They tell you that after 26, ‘Honey, hang it up,'” Union said on the latest episode of the Variety podcast “Strictly Business.” The episode was recorded during a keynote [...]

  • Spotify logo is presented on a

    Spotify Sued by India’s Oldest Label, Will Remove Catalog From Platform

    Just weeks after Spotify launched in India without securing rights from Warner/Chappell Music Publishing, it is being sued by the country’s oldest record label, Saregama, and will remove that company’s 120,000-song catalog from its platform within 10 days, according to reports in Inc42 and Music Business Worldwide. The streaming giant had approached the label for [...]

  • DJ Mormile and Jeff Burroughs Def

    Def Jam Appoints DJ Mormile, Jeff Burroughs to Senior Posts

    Def Jam Recordings has appointed industry veterans DJ Mormile and Jeff Burroughs (pictured above, right and left, respectively) to senior executive roles in its Los Angeles and New York offices, respectively. The announcement was made today by label Chairman & CEO Paul Rosenberg. Mormile — the L.A.-based manager who counts producer Mike Will Made It and [...]

  • Mustard Signs With Sony/ATV Music Publishing

    Mustard Signs With Sony/ATV Music Publishing (EXCLUSIVE)

    Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed Grammy-winning songwriter, artist and producer Mustard (formerly known as DJ Mustard) to a worldwide deal. The Los Angeles-based hitmaker has worked with artists including YG, Rihanna, 2 Chainz, Drake, Migos, Chris Brown, Nipsey Hussle, Big Sean and many others, and won Best R&B Song at this year’s Grammy Awards for [...]

  • NFL-Sunday-Ticket-DIRECTV

    AT&T CEO Expects DirecTV to Keep NFL Sunday Ticket Exclusively

    AT&T believes it will hang on to DirecTV’s exclusive rights for the NFL Sunday Ticket, even as the league has said it’s considering ending the satellite operator’s exclusivity to extend the out-of-home games package to streaming platforms. “The exclusivity [of Sunday Ticket] should remain as we go forward on DirecTV,” AT&T CEO and chairman Randall [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content