Actress Debra Messing claps back at Donald Trump as he attacked her after watching a segment on Fox & Friends that mentioned her name: “Focus on Hurricane Dorian and the latest Texas mass shooting.”
Trump tweeted: “I have not forgotten that when it was announced that I was going to do The Apprentice, and when it then became a big hit, helping NBC’s failed lineup greatly, @DebraMessing came up to me at an Upfront & profusely thanked me, even calling me “Sir.” How times have changed!”
I have not forgotten that when it was announced that I was going to do The Apprentice, and when it then became a big hit, helping NBC’s failed lineup greatly, @DebraMessing came up to me at an Upfront & profusely thanked me, even calling me “Sir.” How times have changed!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 1, 2019
Trump was upset because Messing tweeted that the names of people in Beverly Hills planning to attend a Trump fundraiser should be released.
Interesting attack from Trump. pic.twitter.com/ZK7R2xiUXu
— David Yankovich (@DavidYankovich) September 1, 2019
Messing clapped back, telling Trump to focus on Hurricane Dorian and the latest mass shooting in Odessa and Midland, Tex., that left seven dead, 21 injured.
So! I woke up this morning to my phone notifications going crazy. I got scared. I thought “Oh NO! Don’t tell me there is a 3rd mass shooting this weekend! Don’t tell me the Bahamians have lost their homes, their… https://t.co/00hC8Y9Ocm
— Debra Messing (@DebraMessing) September 1, 2019
Reaction on Twitter:
It seems noteworthy that the president was tweeting about Debra Messing and The Apprentice this morning, hours after a mass shooting in West Texas and while a hurricane that's threatening parts of the south was continuing to strengthen.
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) September 1, 2019
There is a Category 5 hurricane about to hit the Bahamas and then Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas yet the President of the United States is busy tagging American citizens on Twitter to target his massive online mobs to bully them. What a disgrace and a deep shame.
— Eugene Gu, MD (@eugenegu) September 1, 2019
with a category 5 hurricane bearing down on our atlantic coast, it’s good to see that our president using his time to focus on what’s truly important: a third-rate game show he used to host
— Jeff Tiedrich (@itsJeffTiedrich) September 1, 2019
Yes. Things have changed. Back then you weren’t a National Security threat. You were the host of a reality show.
— Patricia Arquette (@PattyArquette) September 1, 2019
[Photo Credit: Twitter via @DebraMessing]