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Robert De Niro Says Trump Is So ‘Mean’ He Would ‘Never’ Portray Him In Film

Legendary actor Robert De Niro declared Friday that he specifically refuses to play former President Donald Trump in a movie because of his personality.

De Niro has played gangsters and hitmen, but he told comedian Bill Maher on “Real Time with Bill Maher” that playing Trump would cross a line. While the actor has long criticized President Trump, he has praised prominent Democrats and even said he would like to play then-New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in a film about the coronavirus. (Related article: Robert De Niro slams President Trump as a “gangster'' and says “I can't wait to go to jail.'')

“I just don't want to feel what I went through, and a lot of us don't feel that way after the 2016 election. I couldn't believe it happened. Man. He's an absolute monster,” De Niro told Maher.

“He's a very mean, mean, hateful person,” he added. “I would never want to play him as an actor, because I don't see anything good in him. There's nothing. There's nothing irredeemable in him.”


Federal prosecutors will investigate Cuomo's undercounting of nursing home deaths from COVID-19, as well as the former governor's priority testing program that gives families special access through April 2021 did. according to According to a report in the New York Times.

De Niro then said it would be “impossible” for President Trump to be re-elected in 2024, and the consequences would be too severe.

“If he wins the election, he won't be on the show anymore,” he told Maher. “He will come looking for me. Things will happen that none of us can imagine. That's what happens in dictatorships like that, he says. Believe him. Take him at his word.”

Mr. Trump is currently take the lead RealClearPolitics' average predicts President Joe Biden will win a rematch in 2024 by a 1.9-point margin.

President Trump's re-election campaign ramps up efforts to focus on black male voters in key battleground states, The Washington Post report on friday. Opinion polls show that Biden is gaining support among key voters.

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