“I’m going to say one thing, F— Trump,” De Niro said while upraising his fists in the air. “It’s no longer down with Trump. It’s f— Trump.”De Niro said without hesitation.
The audience were theater actors, directors and producers, who stood up and applauded De Niro. “We do not say” Down with Trump “anymore. We say” F … Tramp “.
Without continuing his harsh criticism, the award-winning actor introduced Springsteen.
“Bruce, you can rock the house like nobody else,” he said. “And even more important in these perilous times, you rock the vote, always fighting for, in your own words, ‘Truth, transparency, and integrity in government.’ Boy, do we need that now.”
CBS network broadcasted De Niro’s comments to millions of viewers around the world.
“Mr. De Niro’s comments were unscripted and unexpected. The offensive language was deleted from the broadcast,” CBS said in a statement.