Nicole Kidman: ‘We, as a country, need to support whoever is the president’

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I am so old, I remember when a very young Britney Spears told a reporter that it was time for everybody to put away their personal politics and just support the president, who happened to be George W. Bush. People were so mad at Britney for that. And that was when she was really young too – I don’t even think she was out of her teens at that point. So how weird is it that we’re getting a shockingly similar message from Nicole Kidman? Nicole is 49 years old and a dual American-Australian citizen. And Kidman thinks it’s time to support President Baby Fists.

Nicole Kidman thinks it’s time Americans get behind President-elect Donald Trump. The actress, who was born in Hawaii but raised in Australia, said it’s time to let go and accept the results of the election.

“[Trump is] now elected and we, as a country, need to support whoever is the president,” Kidman said on the red carpet for her new film “Lion.”

The actress, who lives in Nashville with her country superstar husband and holds dual Australian and American citizenship, added, “That is what the country is based on. And however that happened, it happened, and let’s go.”

[From Fox News]

I brought up the Britney-Dubya thing because that would a f—king dream scenario at this point. I know there are a lot of tweets and think-pieces devoted to this, but I WISH we were facing another four years of George W. Bush rather than President Baby Fists. Bush did horrible things and Cheney is a minion of Satan, but I know look back at the Bush presidency with fondness considering what we’re facing now. So no, I disagree with Nicole. We shouldn’t just put down our grievances because we got f—ked over by the electoral college and a Russian propaganda machine. And I have a real fear that all of the privileged white folks are going to feel the same way in the coming months and years too: they’ll shrug and think “well, that doesn’t affect me, we should support whoever is president.” No.

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  1. . says:

    She talks so much since she’s nominated for some awards.

    • WTW says:

      I will show as much respect for Trump as he showed for President Obama.

    • Megan says:

      Get a new doctor, Nicole. The Botox has gone to your brain.

      • moo says:

        EXACTLY what I was going to say…. and if she wants to stay and support whoever’s in office, I’ll trade her home for mine and go to Australia in a heartbeat!

      • Nana says:

        @moo – unfortunately we’re not far behind you in the rising dumb-right, fake news, it happened but it didn’t happen, let’s lock up asylum-seekers for their whole lives in detention centres, gas hole drilling, water table destroying, forest clear-felling, live animal exporting, wild-life annihilating, Indigenous peoples’ history denying, burkha banning stakes, in Australia. Our Prime Minister is nowhere near as horrifically nightmarish as Trump, mind you. However he is beholden to a small, very vocal and powerful rwnj minority in his own political party and in other extreme parties on the cross benches of our upper and lower houses of parliament. Those very small rwnj parties were voted in only thanks to our stupid preferential voting system; they’ve been emboldened by Trump & feel more entitled than ever. Thankfully they tend to self-implode for the same reasons your rwnj politicians do, in the electoral cycle, but unfortunately do a shite-load of dog-whistling and damage on their way back down the holes they crawled out of, sadly. We may all need to migrate to New Zealand.

      • Sabrine says:

        I don’t want to be stressed and angry for the next four years. All of the whining and complaining from those who did not vote for Trump is not going to make any difference whatsoever. He was chosen by your fellow citizens, the American people, to be President. So I agree with Nicole. It’s time to settle down and see what happens over the next four years without all the hissy fits to nowhere.

    • SilverUnicorn says:

      I will never support a FASCIST, in any country I live in.

      So here’s what Nicole, take several seats, a few millions if possible.

      • Really? says:

        Nicole can start by offering up her husband to be the lead singer at the inauguration since so many singers have declined the honor.

    • Susannah says:

      Nicole is godmother to Rupert Murdoch’s youngest kids with Wendy Deng. Trump is right up her political alley.

      • lavins says:

        Doesn’t she have a home in the SOUTH in Tennessee with Keith too.
        Trump territory

        No Nicole I won’t support racist Trump.

      • Em says:

        Wow I did not know that. Very interesting – Wendi Deng is close friends with Ivanka Trump too. Apparently, Ivanka and her husband went through a break up prior to their marriage and Wendi was the one who orchestrated some trip where they reconciled.

    • vava says:

      Nicole…………go back to Australia.

    • Lahdidahbaby says:

      “To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but morally treasonable to the American public.”

      –Theodore Roosevelt

      • Cheerful Gargoyle says:

        Thank you times a million jillion for that wonderful quote from an actual President who cared. Reading it brought tears to my eyes thinking that we use to have an actual democracy. It is going to be up to “We the People” on this one…..

      • NeoCleo says:

        Good Ole Teddy Boy, from a time when the Republican Party actually stood for something decent.

  2. Amy says:

    Sorry Nicole, #notmypresident

    • Sandy says:

      You refusing to accept him as president doesn’t change the fact that he is going to be our president. People like you are a barrier to a unified country. He got elected; we can’t change that. Now it’s time to move forward and work with what’s been given. He actually IS your president whether you like it or not! When Trump said he wouldn’t accept the results of the election if Hillary won, I’m sure you were one one the people who were saying how ridiculous that was, yet now you are doing it. That’s very hypocritical don’t you think?

      • Jem says:

        Sorry, Sandy, I’m with Amy.

      • Lady D says:

        Question Sandy: If Amy is being a barrier to a unified country, what did you call the republicans for the last 8 years? I bet it was something good.

      • littlemissnaughty says:

        That’s not hypocritical. She didn’t run for president. There is a world of difference between a candidate saying that and a citizen saying the same thing.

      • frankly says:

        Uh, yeah, because if Trump didn’t accept it that would mean he was going to take legal or other action AS A PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE to hang up the transition and de-legitimize her win. He was supposed to represent his party. Amy is a citizen. There’s a difference between a presidential candidate saying something and your average citizen saying something. So, not hypocritical, at all.

        I’ve thought Trump was gross since the first time I ever heard his name, and that was when he was busted cheating on Ivana with Marla Maples. Very little he could do now to change the negative opinion I’ve held of him for 25+ years that he has only reinforced repeatedly at every turn. So, no. He may be THE president, but I’m not going to lay claim to him. He can be yours. Not mine. Just effin’ nasty. Always has been.

      • Sandy says:

        Lady D… I’m not sure what you’re talking about? And lol of course you’re with Amy I expect nothing less everybody on here hates trump. I can’t reply to your comments for some reason

      • Rachel says:

        Well, considering Trump lost the popular vote by a margin of several million, I’m surprised you think a ‘unified country’ is at all possible. From across the pond with our 48/52 Brexit split – talking about how everyone needs to ‘unify’ isn’t going to get you anywhere.

      • . says:

        @Sandy:

        Somehow I doubt you thought like that when it comes to Obama.

      • Sandy says:

        How is it not hypocritical? If you state something is wrong and then do it that is hypocritical. I know that’s not the dictionary definition but that’s the basics of hypocritical. Just because she didn’t run for president she can’t be a hypocrite? I’m not understanding your point.

      • Sandy says:

        . I actually voted for Obama both times so I’m not sure what you’re saying?

      • Kelly says:

        We don’t need a unified country right. Ow. We need a country that is pissed off and ready to stand up and oppose everything he wants to do, from that stupid wall the the Muslim registry to defunding planned parenthood

      • SuzanneAlex says:

        Just No. At all times and with whom whoever is President, we need to fight against unjust policies by making phone calls, signing petitions, marching, and getting the right folks elected in midterms. That’s how this whole thing called a democracy works, Sandy. “Supporting the President” while he is appointing racist, sexist, anti- LGBTQ folks and KKK members for his cabinet is ludicrous. And as a registered democrat, I certainly used my very American right to actively dissent with leaders I elected, as well, (when they legislated in ways I felt were detrimental to this country). Dissension is patriotic.

      • Pandy says:

        So how does your argument hold up when POTUS is the barrier to a unified country? Saying you have to support someone or something because “oh well he’s here now” is just wrong. That’s why it’s a democracy. You can scrutinize and hold people and institutions accountable and advocate for what you want to see. Not just take off to fifth home in Australia like the 1%.

      • Sandy says:

        That’s ok I see you will not listen to any opinion that disagrees with yours. So don’t recognize him it doesn’t really matter anyways at the end of the day it is what it is. And for all of you who replied… I voted for Hillary and I understand he is not very popular but at the end of the day he is our president and as a child of immigrant parents I was taught to always respect the president and yes, my parents still feel the same way. He is our president, we live in a democratic country, and the people chose him. Sorry you were so affected that your blood boils. Maybe you should see a doctor for some lorazepam it might help you get through the next four years.

      • Radley says:

        #notmypresident

        I rebuke him in the name of all that is right and decent. Nobody is obligated to embrace him or his agenda which is harmful to literally millions of Americans and millions more worldwide. Why the hell would anybody get behind a Muslim database or building this mythical wall or Trump’s support of an enemy state or the conflicts of interest or the neo-Nazi adviser or the advocacy of nuclear proliferation? I mean I literally could go on and on.

        Are you kidding me? Sure, if he effs up and accidentally does something right, well great. But no way will I support the agenda he campaigned on. Hell no.

      • Mgsota says:

        I’m sorry Sandy but I totally disagree with you and Nicole. I’m getting tired of hearing that we should all support him because he’s the president now. Think back through history at some of the ELECTED officials and the horrible devastation they brought to their countries. But hey, he’s the president now so let’s all fall in line. No thank you! If we think he’s the most unintelligent, unqualified, racist, sexist piece of orange shit there ever was…we’re not going to all of a sudden support him. What kind of people would that make us??? And because I’m an American, I have the RIGHT to feel this way and vocally express my disdain for this wretched human being as loudly as I can!

      • NoWay says:

        I didn’t know Kellyanne Conway’s middle name is Sandy.

      • Scarlet Begonias says:

        @Sandy – Two things. 1) The people did not choose him. 2) The US is not a democracy. We are a Republic. If we were a democracy, Hillary would be president elect right now.

      • Chloeee says:

        No Sandy. There are peoples rights and families on the line if he makes good on some of his campaign promises. It must be nice that you have the option to mentally accept him. You can accept what happened but you do not have to accept him by conceding. I’m sorry but my disabled sister can’t speak for herself and I never sat around and accepted it as kid if someone mocked her or devalued her. I won’t do the same because a contingent of my fellow Americans can and did.

      • frankly says:

        Disagreeing with your opinion does not mean we aren’t listening to it. We’re listening, we’re hearing, we’re considering, it’s not persuasive, so we’re sticking with our original opinion.

      • Luca76 says:

        Sandy you have a right to your opinion. But I’ll just say we do live in a democracy and he is the president so he is subject to the same rules as any other president and we the people have every right to protest. We have every right to call our senators, and congressional representatives and speak up about wrongdoing. Democracy doesn’t happen once every four years and DT is doing unprecedented corrupt acts which need to be addressed and will only be addressed if the people speak up. Supporting him while he dismantles our government and flouts ethics laws is not something I can live with.

      • almondmilk says:

        @Sandy

        A few things.

        Maybe it’s your 2nd generation from immigrant parents outlook, from personal experience it seems those who have not been in this country long, are sometimes so grateful to be here (in many cases they were escaping tyrannical regimes and crumbling or non-existent democracies) they prefer to not *rock the boat.*

        They bring with them, and pass to their children, what is sometimes something different than the American spirit which was born of and in, revolution.

        We are by the people, not by a President.

        Nicole spent her formative years as part of a Commonwealth where the Queen and a monarchy we fought and died to escape not that long ago (in the grand scheme of things), is still on their money. So maybe you and she, don’t get it.

        If a President says ‘build a wall, ‘ or ‘discriminate against and ban Muslim-Americans,’ or if he is actively trying to deprive 30 million of healthcare, then NO, YOU DO NOT HAVE TO SUPPORT HIM.

        THE AMERICAN SPIRIT says you should actively try to stop and thwart his policies, it can include all manner of political Democratic means, but also involved speaking out whenever and whenever if you find that what he does and says goes against your basic principles/humanity/morals.

        This is a man who as recently as last year, implied President Obama was a foreign interloper possibly not born in this country — and had previously done a nationwide media tour shouting that from the rooftops.

        No one objected to his right to say anything and everything he wanted against the President of the United States on free speech grounds, we objected morally and conscientiously because he’s a longtime racist.

        In short, if he can do that to President Obama, for 5-6 years running, why are you game changing and saying we can’t be critical (with plenty of good reason) of him?!!

        So the next ‘p-grabbing’ statement he makes, Nicole is going to say she supports that foul pos?

        She’s towing the line because her husband is a country star who lives in a very red state and depends on them for his livelihood. She’s pretty useless and privileged.

        Facts are she has a black son who if he’s ever shot by a racist for no reason but that he’s black- she should know the majority of her husband’s fan base who voted for Trump, would root against her child and for the racist with the gun.

      • Mathilde says:

        The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing!

      • S says:

        I agree that saying “he’s not my president” is, at best, wishful thinking and, at worst, the same sort of willful blindness to reality that the Right employs so frequently, with such terrible consequences since you, know, there IS such a thing as a fact, no matter how hard you stick fingers in your ears and loudly sing “la la la la, I can’t hear you.”

        You know, kind of like Donald Trump himself did at the debate where he called Obama, “Your president.”

        Now, respecting, honoring and deferring to our lying, sleaze-bag, conman, Russian puppet, wanna-be-despotic President Elect? Nope. Not required. And not something I’d even slightly advise.

        No matter how tempting living in denial of this epic sh!tshow we’re already witnessing, is, we all have to remain alert, wary and utterly “riled up” in order to prevent our country from turning into the backwater Banana Republic (but with nukes!) Trump wants to make us. Or, you know, Putin’s Oligarch-run Russia.

      • SilverUnicorn says:

        @Sandy
        “People like you are a barrier to a unified country.”

        I don’t unite with fascism, under any flag or banner.
        So not my president/queen/cabbage if the one ruling is on the far right/left.

        The others are, obviously, free to support whoever they like and live in denial that there are some people who should never be in power but they were elected anyway.
        Good luck with fascist orangecheeto…..

      • khaveman says:

        Oh, can it, Sandy. Blah blah …. I don’t support stupid men in power who are abusive human beings. He is a FAR step backwards for the nation. He never supported his president (Obama) when in office, so explain that. He spread “fake news” Obama wasn’t born in the US. Who is the hypocrite? Hmmmm?

      • Lightpurple says:

        The goal of taking my healthcare away is a barrier to unifying the country

      • M.A.F. says:

        I’ll give President Trump the same support the Republicans and the racists in this country showed Obama- which was none.

      • moo says:

        Well, over the last 8 years the GOP hasn’t really worked with the President in office then either, so your point is stupid.
        #NOTMYPRESIDENT
        #DIDN’TWANTTHIS
        #DIDNOTVOTEFORTHIS
        #DUMPTRUMPNOW

      • Kitten says:

        Oh my god I fucking love you guys lol. Sorry, Sandy.

      • Lindsey says:

        “Facts are she has a black son who if he’s ever shot by a racist for no reason but that he’s black- she should know the majority of her husband’s fan base who voted for Trump, would root against her child and for the racist with the gun.”

        Stop. That isn’t a fact. You can listen to country music and not be a racist bloody thirsty idiot. The majority of people who voted for Trump aren’t pro-murder. Come on now. I didn’t vote for the guy and don’t think highly of those who did but other than she has a black son those simply aren’t facts.

      • Natalie S says:

        Trump’s policies are a barrier to a unified country.

      • sarah says:

        Sure, I will support him, just like he supported Obama. How does that sound to you, sweetpea???
        And BTW, Sandy, there is a very good chance he was elected with a lot of help from Putin. He is an illegitimate President, and he will never, ever by my president. I don’t respect people who grab women by their pussies, mock disabled people and lie and cheat continually

      • sarah says:

        People like you mocking people concerned about Trump. People who may lose health insurance since the Senate voted last night to disallow pre-existing conditions, kids on until 26, a HUD Director who no longer wants public houseing to be allocated fairly. Are you smoking crack? Or just one of the truly evil hearted Trump voters? I think the latter.
        And sure, you voted for Hillary. That’s why you mock people who are worried for their lives. Where did your parents come from? Russia???

      • NeoCleo says:

        Not my president and I will resist him at every turn with whatever tools I can find: contacting my representatives, writing letters, protesting, organizing. If we don’t fight, we deserve every ounce of sh!t this incoming administration is going to throw at us.

      • Randy says:

        Let’s unify with marching!

      • India Rose says:

        Hillary wasn’t pulled into a meeting with the chiefs of the top four U.S. Intelligence agencies with documents indicating she was working with Russians to sway the election. Colluding with the enemy to impact a democratic election is treason. The Russians could blackmail him with the information they have, putting us all at risk. He should be in prison. What a nasty man.

        As a citizen of a democracy, I will never give up the freedom to oppose positions that are racist, xenophobic, Islamaphobic, anti-immigrant and misogynistic. I will never support the policies of a president who thinks it’s appropriate to tweet dangerous messages directly impacting our foreign relations and putting our national security at risk. I reserve the right to assemble, support a free press and speak openly about my disagreements with our government leaders. Those rights are granted to me by the First Amendment.

        When he shows more respect for the well-being of our nation and its citizens, my respect for him will rise. Until then, he’s done nothing but behave like a narcissistic, self-promoting man-child with no interests other than power, control and glory. He doesn’t give a shit about the rest of us.

    • Pip says:

      Exactly. I can just about understand that one respects the office & if the president is someone like, say, George W, one might be able to grit one’s teeth & work collaboratively with the other side. But this madman is something else – he’s basically an amoral criminal on so many levels. Plus he lacks even the basic articulacy required for any kind of public role. Jesus, to think we used to take the piss out of Dubya. He looks like bloody Stephen Hawking compared to this fool.

      You see – this is why I can’t even think about this man – I can feel my blood pressure going through the roof & I forget to breathe.

      Videos of red pandas frolicking ……

      • Brit says:

        “I can feel my blood pressure going through the roof & I forget to breathe.”

        I have the same problem, can’t stand this guy.

      • Sandy says:

        He isn’t even president yet and didn’t implement any policies yet. Relax its going to be ok.

      • Sandy says:

        I understand you don’t like the guy but he hasn’t done anything in office yet… Let’s judge what kind of president he is based on the policies he implements and what he does to the country. He might surprise everyone and be a great president… Let’s judge when that time comes not before he even started! he might surprise us all you never know!

      • Pip says:

        Sorry but I can’t get beyond the US electing a self-confessed sex pest as its Chief. Someone who openly bullies, brags, mocks, grabs. My problem obviously as in your eyes those aren’t serious crimes. Or at least character flaws worth worrying about.

        & saying “relax, it’s going to be okay” is really rather irritating.

        Smdh.

      • Lambda says:

        Sandy, the passive citizen. BTW, I’m a child of immigrants, too, who have taught me to be untrustful and demanding of our leadership, not knee-jerk respectful.

        We know Trump plans to rule the country with the aid of of racist/incompetent/rapacious folk. Those people stand against my moral and practical-political views. Their record stands against my interests, and I would dare extrapolate to a large section of the country’s interests. How naive do you expect me to be to accept people who jeopardize my interests and are against my moral convictions? What are the odds that they would turn out opposite of their current record, and, if the odds are low, why do you expect me to be passive?

      • Esmom says:

        Sandy, Have you been following his cabinet appointments? Please don’t say “he hasn’t done anything in office yet.” Just because he hasn’t been inaugurated yet, he and his team have done plenty to start eroding the progress we’ve made under Obama.

      • Triple Cardinal says:

        @Sandy
        Sorry, Sandy, but you’re expecting this child to suddenly grow up and act in a presidential manner. To actually gain discipline and self-control. To put country first and his personal/financial gain on the back burner. You’re expecting him to make that all-important PIVOT. All in eight days.

        Ain’t gonna happen.

        If he’s not shown presidential qualities at this late date, it ain’t gonna happen. He’s 70 years old and he’s a spoiled, entitled brat. The way he conducted himself at this “press conference” is the way he’ll conduct himself in (shudder) the Oval Office.

      • Nicole Riseley Ketchum says:

        Sandy, seriously enough. Americans have the right to be upset. 3 Million more voted for H. He stole the election through Russia bullshit. He is an evil POS and he is appointing evil, POS cabinet. Considering what they did last night on the ACA, I will be surprised if America is still standing in 4 years. He will burn this country to the GROUND and take us all. But you give him a chance. Give me a break. OPEN YOUR EYES.

      • Sandy says:

        It honestly doesn’t even matter what you people have to say… He’s still the president! Have fun living with anger the next four years lol he won and you are sore losers. Keep the comments coming😂

      • Shark Bait says:

        I feel like the fact that he isn’t even president yet and it’s already crazy pants city because of his twitter, his cabinet appointments and his press conference doesn’t bode well for the future.
        My neighbor just posted that “I hope Donald Trump is a good president because wanting him to fail is like wanted the pilot to crash a plane we are all on,” meme. November 9th, I was feeling the same way. Now, I’m like… well I don’t want the president to fail but what else am I supposed to expect??? I only say not my president because he is so embarrassing and crazy. I didn’t like Bush, but this is just different. Bush at least knew how to conduct himself (well, sometimes.)

      • Kitten says:

        Sandy-You’re waaaaaay outmatched on this one.
        Time to accept defeat, girl.

      • Jaded says:

        @Sandy – tax cuts for the rich, more military spending and new trade tariffs, will trash the economy. Coddling dictators like Syria’s Assad and thugs like Russia’s Putin and asking why America isn’t using its nuclear weapons? Not good. Openly bigoted, misogynistic, racist and pro-white. Not good. He’s encouraged “Second Amendment people” to “do something” about Clinton, and said her Secret Service protection should “disarm” to see what happens. He said women who get abortions should be punished. He infamously said climate change is a hoax created by the Chinese government to get a marketplace advantage. He is being sued in federal court for bilking students at Trump University, where enrollees paid tens of thousands and said they got no instruction. His tax proposals will create a giant giveaway to the wealthiest Americans. He and his daughter have all their crap made offshore but he wants to “bring jobs back to America”. He hasn’t released his income tax records because it will show he’s in debt to the Russians. He tried to get a business deal with Cuba by masking it as a charitable trip by his hotel team. He hasn’t even donated a dime to charity. His wife is a former porn model who may have worked as an illegal alien and she openly lied about her education credentials on her website. He’s hired family members to lucrative staff positions at the White House even though it’s a direct conflict of interest.

        I could go on and on. You see we’re a pretty well informed bunch here at Celebitchy, I happen to be Canadian but because we’re America’s biggest trading partner we are VERY worried about what this utterly unprepared pussy-grabber will unleash on the world, It’s not all about ‘Murica’ you know.

        So please bone up on the potential cluster-fuck this next government will be before you tell us all we don’t know what we’re talking about.

      • Lady D says:

        He may not be in office yet, but he’s managed to divide the press, throw his own intelligence agency under a bus, cost Boeing and another company millions, and he’s pissed off 4 countries, 2 of which are superpowers, and one run by a pyscho.
        Do you honestly believe the States are going to thrive under his leadership?
        Just idle curiosity Sandy, do you honestly see his attitudes helping your country succeed? I think in 4 years the States will be broke, millions and millions won’t have health care, (or jobs) and he will have alienated most of the countries the States could count on.

      • SusanneToo says:

        Sandy says:
        January 12, 2017 at 2:06 pm
        It honestly doesn’t even matter what you people have to say… He’s still the president! Have fun living with anger the next four years lol he won and you are sore losers. Keep the comments coming😂

        But you claim to have voted for Hillary. Seems you lie just as much as your boy, putinsbitch.

    • holly hobby says:

      I will not support anyone who appointed noted anti-vaxxer, pro rapist and wandering dong, Robert F. Kennedy Jr to the vaccine committee. That is the latest appt for Orangino. Just because the name is Kennedy doesn’t mean it’s automatically good.

      All his appointments are asinine. And making Mexico pay for a wall we will “build” is laughable.

      People fell in line and supported Hitler. How did that work out?

    • sarah says:

      Mine either.
      He is a wannabe dictator. His Press Secretary threatened to have Jim Acosta “removed” from the press conference if he ever pushes for an answer again. That is Putin territory, people. I am very political, I write about politics a lot, I pay attention very closely and we are in very scary territory here. If Trump could get away with it, he’d be President for Life, like Putin. With his asshole son-in-law and daughter who puts a pretty face on Evil.
      Really, he is a danger to our democracy. We must resist. NEVER, EVER stop fighting. Run for office. Support someone you respect in a run for office. Help register every Dem in every state for the midterm elections in 2018 so at the least, we can get the Senate back. It’s tough for Dems in 2018, but the Senate just voted away the ability to get insurance with a pre-existing condition or the kids on their parents’ until 26. People are going to be hurt, and will want to vote for a Democrat who actually cares about them. But we need to make sure the Republicans can’t disenfranchise them.
      Please get to work.

      • Really? says:

        Sandy can remain a second class citizen if she wants. The rest of us can try to save what little of a democracy remains in this country. To accept racism, facism, and sexism does not make for a healthy country, but maybe that was the type of country Sandy came from. The rest of us will try to prevent our country from becoming a dictatorship.

  3. justsaying says:

    I hate it when rich people say things like that. It won’t be her who will suffer.

  4. Nancy says:

    F off Nicole. Guessing maybe Keith will sing at the inauguration….has to be a reason she said something positive or anything at all, right?

  5. arock says:

    im so done with her and Johnny Flatiron. Maybe huffing all hair dye has made her a catatonic, fashion challenged, moron but you cant defend going the middle road on trump.

    • Layla Beans says:

      JOHNNY FLATIRON?! OMG that’s his new name…*applause*

    • Radley says:

      She hasn’t gotten better with age, has she? And I in no way mean her looks. I mean she seems quite vapid and now I kinda get why she was Tom Cruise’s rent-a-wife. Something’s…off.

      • Lalu says:

        “Tom Cruise’s rent-a-wife”? Wow.
        Nice thing to say about a woman just because you don’t agree with her.

      • Radley says:

        Lalu if you think I said that because of her views on Trump you’re about 20 years behind on your celebrity gossip.

    • Mathilde says:

      This is what I don’t get. She is the daughter of educated people and seems quite intelligent as an actress. I thought she even left scientology, yet she sounds like a brainwashed airhead!

      • Capella says:

        @Mathilde
        I’m guessing @almondmilk is right …
        “She’s towing the line because her husband is a country star who lives in a very red state”

      • AnnaKist says:

        Mathilda, her parents were/are well-educated, but she never was. Oh, she attended “a good school”, but only until high school ended, as her focus was on acting, not academia. Not that having a degree automatically makes one intelligent – some of the most intelligent and intellectual people I know do not have degrees, usually because of difficult circumstances. That does not mean they stopped learning once the left school. Antony, her late father continued on his learning journey long after gaining his degrees. Nicole didn’t, and despite her success in her chosen field, I don’t believe she’s very bright.

      • Mathilde says:

        That’s where I don’t agree with you. Several years ago I watched her being interviewed about Stanely Kubrick and Eyes wide shut (some of it is on youtube, I just checked, but not the behind the scenes parts which were most interesting) and she came across as rather intelligent and definitely not as a person, who stopped learning. I respect actors and actresses, who are good at their craft. It takes a lot of hard work, most of it behind the scenes, and certainly intelligence and perseverence. I often have more respect for the “great storytellers” that she speaks about in her interview on Kubrick, rather than academia. But not sure what happened here, some sort of mush brain that’s for sure.

    • lavins says:

      Nicole wears wigs. Rupaul said that Nicole’s wig game is off the chart, the wigs look like her hair,but she wears wigs all the time and has for years supposedly after a few of her early movies. Most of what we supposedly see her wearing on the redcarpet is WIGS.

      • lavins says:

        Trump is Deplorable. No I won’t unite behind his Racist talk. NO NO NO.
        I will not normalize a racist ever.

      • arock says:

        well then i digress. lets totally overlook the big picture and ill amend my statement- her wig is on too tight and years of circulation loss has made her a fashioned challenged, moron. k?

  6. Pip says:

    I really don’t understand this concept: “he’s the President so we have to support him”. Is this is very US thing? In the UK, I think most of us pride ourselves on taking the almighty piss out of the leader of whichever parties we don’t personally support. & often the ones we do support too [Very Hard Stare in the direction of Jeremy Corbyn].

    • Locke Lamora says:

      We do too. Even the ones we “like” ( I dont know if it’s possible for a Croat to like a politician).

    • Saras says:

      He!! No! The Republicans did not work with Obama and Cheeto in chief went on and on about the birther crap for 8 years including during the election. I will not stand idle while the rights/ healthcare of Americans are being dismantled while Putin plays his marionette games. Trump is acting like a monarch putting his family and friends into positions tgey are not qualified for in a Republican power mad frenzy. March against this! Jan 21!

      • Nancy says:

        trump was relentless with his absurdity of the birther movement. I think he was jealous of President Obama, who is everything he is not. He also didn’t believe in the electoral college until it benefitted him and vowed to challenge the election results (if he didn’t win). He talks out of both sides of his nasty old man mouth, whichever scenario suits his interests. Now I want a cigarette, a habit reborn with the election results. I hate him. @Pip: I haven’t agreed with or supported a few presidents, Bush for example, but didn’t reject them as President. trump is a different animal, he has us in dark waters.

      • holly hobby says:

        Don’t forget he thinks he can control Congress. He ordered them to give a hard deadline to terminate Obamacare (without a back up plan). He said more than a week is unacceptable. Could someone give him a lesson in civics (Sandra Day O’Connor has a website dedicated to this)? Congress is on of the third branch. They do not take orders from him nor can he “fire” them.

        This is all laughable.

    • Lena says:

      i had a similar discussion a few weeks ago with an American on another webpage. I said the whole “respect the office” and “respect the presidency” was a very US thing to do and compared it with the U.K. The other person just didn’t believe me at all. My thesis is that the American presidents have a bit of a double role to fulfill compared to many European leaders, their role is a lot more symbolical and in a way resembles a bit the role royalty still plays in many European countries. Which makes sense becaus when the American presidency was established they had to be able to stand on the same level as monarchical heads and they were very aware of that and for example debated for a long time how to address the president, one suggestion was his benign highness! Similar the role of the First Lady is a lot more important in the US than in European democracies.

      • Who ARE These People? says:

        Good points. And now when I hear all that mumbo-jumbo about “respecting the office” I say I respect it so much I do not want Trump in it.

        People conflate respecting the position with respecting the person.

        And in this case, Trump clearly does not respect the position.

      • paranormalgirl says:

        Exactly. I DO respect the office of President of the United States. And I think that office is disrespected by the orange baby fisted pee monster. I don’t respect Donald Trump as a person. Why should I respect him for any other reason?

      • LadyT says:

        And now when I hear all that mumbo-jumbo about “respecting the office” I say I respect it so much I do not want Trump in it.

        I just love this line—I’ll be using it.

      • sa says:

        “i had a similar discussion a few weeks ago with an American on another webpage. I said the whole “respect the office” and “respect the presidency” was a very US thing to do and compared it with the U.K.”

        I very much believe in the whole “respect the office” concept. But I can’t quite get past the idea that Trump occupying the office is, itself, a disrespect to the office.

        I also don’t think that respecting the office means not voicing your dissent. Political speech is one of our most protected rights and I think using our voices, even in disagreement with the President, is the ultimate respect of the office.

        Having said all that, this election is making me question some of my core beliefs about American democracy. I would always get so mad at people who would refer to President Obama as “not my President”, because of course he is. He’s every American’s President, but now I’m having that issue with not yet being at a place where I can accept Trump as that (I couldn’t even write it, I’m not sure when/if I’ll get to the point where I can say it).

      • Mathilde says:

        Many European countries are either semi-presidential or parliamentary, and have both a President and a Prime Minister. In a parliamentary system the President holds a more ceremonial position as head of state, in the semi-presidential system he/she – together with the Prime Minister – also has clearly defined political powers. In most monarchies you have a King or Queen as the ceremonial figurehead and head of state and a Prime Minister, who holds the political power.

        The US is a presidential system with just the one President, who is head of state and head of government. That leaves you with less people to hold accountable, but also with more legitimate right to tar and feather that one person if he or she misbehaves. Trump’s position as head of state, the office, may require some respect. Politics on the other hand is just politics and open to ridicule. Trump has already brought shame to the office and his ridiculous politics do not deserve any respect at all but can and should be lampooned. He is behaving more like a dictator than a president. So where does that leave you?

    • littlemissnaughty says:

      I don’t get it either. Elected officials in a democracy work for us. They should respect the people first and foremost and it seems like most don’t. Where did this even come from? It’s an inauguration, not a damn coronation. I want my politicians to KNOW they work for me. There’s respect (which should be the same for everyone, politicians don’t get special treatment) and then there’s this. Whatever it is. Confusing the office with the orange d*ckface who holds it is dangerous.

    • Tina says:

      It’s a function of the US having the head of state and head of government combined in one person. This is very unusual in a democratic state, even amongst republics. In the UK the Queen is the head of state and the Prime Minister is the head of government, so it’s easy for us to show respect to the Queen as leader of the country and take the p*ss out of the PM.

      Other republics also have this dual system. In Ireland, the Taoiseach is the head of government and the president is the head of state. In Germany, the Chancellor is the head of government and the president is the head of state. But in the US, having one person fulfil both roles means that one has to “show respect” to the head of state when one might want to criticise the head of government.

    • Jay (the Canadian one) says:

      I thought unconditionally and universally throwing your support behind whoever was in power was more a North Korean thing actually.

    • Justmeonlyme says:

      I know!! In Canada, we rarely like our Prime Minister and we tend to complain about whoever is in power, like a “they are all the same, no matter which party’. But as a country known as “the nicest people”, we hate “negative polities” (like Trump does), we like and require that all our leades respect others (even their opposition – we get them to apologize if they are not!), someone who gets along well with others and who is polite and kind. I feel bad for our close US neighbors that they have NONE of those qualities in their new President, NOTHING to admire at all and that’s a shame, the US deserves more.

    • lavins says:

      What I don’t get is how people even the news media can ask anyone to unite behind a Racist.
      He is a racist I don’t care what he calls himself.

  7. molly says:

    Seriously! WTF has this woman done to her face?

    • Lalu says:

      I was thinking this too. She is looking very much like Naomi Watts to me. Not saying anything about Naomi… I think she’s gorgeous. But Nicole doesn’t even look like herself to me.
      And I am sorry… I don’t like pretty boys and her husband looks like he takes longer to get ready than she does.

  8. QQ says:

    YOU do That Granny Freeze, I dont owe that Joker A Single thing! GMAMFB

    • Jensies says:

      Granny Freeze is perfect. Just perfect.

      I just can’t with this one. I feel like it would be like trying to explain physics to a rock. A Botox-y rock.

    • SilverUnicorn says:

      OMG Granny Freeze!! HAHAHAHA

    • Shark Bait says:

      I’m not a huge Lainey fan, but I do enjoy the Granny Freeze moniker. Too much botox does not make ya look good Nic!

  9. Locke Lamora says:

    That kind of “support the office, not the person” rhetoric I’ve only ever heard from Americans.

    • Pip says:

      Exactly, Locke. I just can’t comprehend respecting the UK Prime Minister because they’re the PM. Bollocks to that – it seems totally mindless. Surely one could never object to anything anyone in office did, if you’re of that mind-set. That seems a very dangerous road.

    • SilverUnicorn says:

      True. In Italy it’s like the UK, we are taking the p..s out of everyone all the time, including PM and President. And we’ve no freedom of speech in the press.

      The American way seems very restrictive.

      • Mira says:

        Noam Chomsky ( i paraphrase) said the only place people use the word unpatriotic because someone is question the powers that be, is in dictatorships and the USA. Everywhere else its your democratic duty to question things.

  10. perplexed says:

    What does the word “support” actually mean in political terms?

  11. JA says:

    Must be nice to speak so confidently about ones future when you know whatever happens you’ll be fine as you’ll have millions of dollars and privilege to protect you or better yet leave the country when the US just isnt your thing at the moment and fly on your jet elsewhere. Yup must be nice. STFU Nicole and keep it moving…

  12. Brit says:

    Is Keith transforming into a woman?

  13. Jules says:

    She can support Pres Elect Golden Shower all she wants. #NOTMYPRESIDENT

  14. Lisa says:

    Uh, nope.

  15. MellyMel says:

    Nope! Girl bye! #notmypresident

  16. Slowsnow says:

    I heard of these cases where the botox leaks from the forehead to the brain.

  17. Nimbolicious says:

    Easy for her to say. His f-ed up policies will never affect her life.

  18. Lalu says:

    She isn’t saying anything new. I know a lot of people who feel this way.
    Third party voters never see their candidates elected. Ever. There are always people left disappointed.

    • lavins says:

      If third party voters know they can’t win the Presidency , why throw a vote to them in such a big election as this, where so many people will lose things with Trump as President? I am just curious really.

    • AbominableSnowPickle says:

      This is about more than just ‘disappointment.’ I’m disabled and may lose my health insurance. I can’t get more because of pre-existing conditions. I am just one of millions of people who will be affected negatively by this joke of an administration. So yeah, I’m ‘disappointed.’ I wonder how many people like me are going to suffer and die because of these policies. So yeah, third party voters may feel ‘disappointed’ but I have little sympathy at this point.

      This is serious and so much more than ‘disappointment.’

  19. Darkladi says:

    I understand that she has the right to her opinion. So I will just unleash my “whatever dumb a**” 🙄

  20. trollontheloose says:

    yes but see Nicole, the president elect doesn’t support everyone in America. So no, I won’t support the bigots and Co he nominated.

  21. Who ARE These People? says:

    Being a dual citizen puts her in a more comfortable position than most Americans, who don’t have any other protections than those *once* afforded by the US Constitution. She also has a shallow understanding of what’s happening…and she lives in conservative Tennessee.

  22. Clare says:

    I think this is code for ‘His shenanigans won’t impact me ’cause I’m white and rich, so can the rest of your plebs just suck it up?’

  23. OriginallyBlue says:

    She needs to stop with her face, Keith is prettier than her at this point.

  24. Mar says:

    Geez this is a very touchy topic. I am not Pro-Trump, but I’m going out on a limb here and I hope he does some good. He might not, but what is sad that anyone around here that doesn’t bash Trump is disregarded and basically called an idiot, and personally I don’t care for it. Yes I think he’s ridiculous and embarrassing to our country, but this is a democracy and we the people let this happen.

    • littlemissnaughty says:

      Well, not exactly. The system did. The people wanted Hillary. And I think at this point, after all he’s said and done, most people who can’t stand him cannot understand how anyone can look at him and go “Eh.” I seriously side-eye everyone who thinks he is anything less than despicable. I’m not going to yell at you or anyone who doesn’t want him to enjoy the fires of hell but I simply don’t understand. You think he’s ridiculous and embarrassing? Well then you probably (can’t be sure though) didn’t vote for him. That I understand. The people without a clear stance on him? No. Don’t get it.

    • S says:

      He has a 34% approval rating coming into office … The lowest in history. Only about 1/3 of eligible voters voted for him, which is only about 25% of our total population. Any way you slice it, the MAJORITY of Americans did NOT want this.

      You are more than welcome to your opinion, so please don’t misunderstand the following … But the “give him a chance” rhetoric is laughable (the kindest word I could apply to it). He’s a 70-year-old man who has, literally, had a lifetime of chances and used them all to cheat, lie, defraud, degrade, insult and bankrupt his colleagues, employees, friends and family. This man is in NO WAY an unknown quantity in temperament, or policy. He’s proven himself, at best, a Putin fanboy and, at worst, the wholly-owned puppet of one of the world’s most despotic dictators, exactly what he himself aspires to become. He’s refused to adhere to even the most basic ethical standards. He’s challenged the concept of a free press and lied with impunity throughout his campaign. As to how he’ll govern … Well, his cabinet picks are monstrous: Betsy Devos, for Secretary of Education, who doesn’t believe in public education; a head of the EPA who doesn’t believe in environmental regulations (and has said publicly his life’s mission is to destroy the EPA); Ben Carson, for Housing and Urban Development, who has stated he believes housing is a privilege, not a right and minorities, not even children, should receive gov’t help as it makes them “weak” (unlike living on the streets which toughens them up, apparently); Jeff Sessions for Attorney General, an inveterate racist raised by a father who publicly supported segregation and anti-miscegenation well into the middle 1980s, while Sessions himself has been so anti-civil rights, a REPUBLICAN senate refused to confirm him for a federal position in the mid-’80s, a far less enlightened time; Rex Tillerson, a CEO Secretary of State who has zero diplomatic experience, an award for being Putin’s best friend (and who personally stands to profit in the millions, via Exxon stock, by lifting Russian sanctions) and a history of violating American law by doing deals with leaders under sanction (see: Iran) … And I could go on. These are just a few of the most horrific.

      Saying we should “give Trump a chance” is like saying we should give guy stabbing you a chance, because he hasn’t hit a major organ. I mean, you never know, he might totally stop murdering you any second now if you just relaxed and trusted the process. 🙄

  25. popup says:

    Support the country, support righteous causes, but don’t support a goddamn narcissistic buffoon who wants to turn the greatest democracy into a dictatorship, an oligarchy or whatever else he’s going to pervert the government into. Who knows with him? He’ll just do whatever to entrench his power and do whatever comes to mind, with no apparent rhyme or reason or principles. To the extent that Trump does things that help the country, I’ll support him in that I will hope for the best, but it’s far, far, far more important to be on guard, protect the free press and fight for what we believe in. In Nazi Germany or present day North Korea, she’d be the actress in the propaganda films. Gross!

  26. BooBooLaRue says:

    Here’s the deal Nic, I will support UnPresident Baby Fists, IF YOU STOP WITH THE BOTOX AND FILLERS. Okay?

  27. QueenB says:

    not liking the president does not make you someone who wants to overthrow democracy. i think its generally better when the public is very sceptical about the most powerful person. i mean the press was throwing a hissy fit because trump didnt want to be their friend. guys, thats not your job. if the president is your friend or you get all whiny because he is mean to you we dont need journalism.
    i always hated that about Obama. how much time was spent on telling us how cool he is and how funny he is on late night talk shows. i understand a more entertainment driven style of politics is very american but i have to point out how silly and also dangerous it is.

    it also now reminds me a bit of what Tina Fey said how she read about Leni Riefenstahl (great female director in the 1930/40s who made propaganda movies for the nazis), “This is a real lesson, to be an artist who doesn’t roll with what your leader is doing just because he’s your leader.” she needed to be in her 40s to understand that? isnt it the job of artists to be critical of people in power? everything else is propaganda.

  28. robyn says:

    Awww … she lost me. The way Trump behaves and ran his campaign, he is not worthy of respect or support. He doesn’t respect truth or the media or his own CIA or anything that is not in praise of his royal self.

  29. CidySmiley says:

    Where was this s*it with Obama? Where was the cries for unification there? F-off. That man is a racist, sexist, transphobic, disabled person mocking, bully – and to stand by that is to support it. If you’re not part of the solution you are part of the problem.

  30. BooBooLaRue says:

    One correction to the story, “Cheney is Satan.” Not a “minion”.

  31. HK9 says:

    What I want to know is why she thinks it’s beneficial to support a president who has a bunch of White Nationalists/Racists in his cabinet making policy, and who also refuses to read the briefings that are made to prepare him for this mammoth task? When people speak like this, it makes me wonder if she or her business partners have financial ties to him or his people because other than that, the US is headed in a dangerous direction and I don’t know how people can’t see that.

  32. Lost any respect I had for her. Support a racist misogynistic lying pervert? No thanks you botoxed freak.

  33. QueenEllisabet says:

    I wouldn’t be surprised if Nicole had passed away years ago and this wax mechanical mannequin is being substituted

    • Kitten says:

      LMAO…I love Nicole (although I hate the BS she said here) but your comment had my dying (in a good way!).

  34. Triple Cardinal says:

    Nicole has a history of supporting Democratic candidates. She’s sent in a few campaign donations over the years (I don’t recall which politicians). But I’m not surprised at her mindless Let’s-all-rally-around-the-new-president talk. She’s fairly mindless, as is evidenced in her interviews.

    Keith gained American citizenship a few months ago. Don’t know if it was to aid his tax status or if he wanted to vote in the prez. election — which he and Nicole did.

    PS: Tennessee is red, but Nashville is strongly blue.

  35. minx says:

    She doesn’t have to worry about her health insurance getting yanked.
    Go away.

    • Embee says:

      Losing my health insurance scares me to death! Of course a millionaire wouldn’t think of something important like that. Pocket change to her

  36. Ruyana says:

    I disagree. We need to support our country, not our President and sometimes, like now, not even our government. Easy to say we have to support Cheetolini when she primarily lives in Australia! She can escape, we can’t.

  37. artistsnow says:

    Excuse me, but FLUCK YOU Nicole.

  38. Chels says:

    Stupid thing to say. You don’t have to support the president in a democracy. You support the country, civil rights, freedom of speech, the democratic system. If I don’t agree with the president it’s not my duty to support him. It’s actually insane to say this. Its the recipe for dicatorship.

    • Pip says:

      *Applause* – absolutely, Chels. That expectation of blind support is TERRIFYING (sorry to come over all Trumpy by typing all YUGE).

  39. Embee says:

    I had a shouting argument with my mom this morning about this subject. She doesn’t read the newspaper or watch the news and still believes Mexico will pay for the wall and nothing will happen to our Medicare. People like this are feeling stupid and embarassed. I will never support this conman no matter what a famous person or even my own mother says

  40. MarcelMarcel says:

    He’s an elected official not the Jesus or Buddha. If he fails to fulfil the job in public office that he volunteered for than he should be held accountable not supported. I think his behaviour on twitter is bad enough that’s he already failed America.

    I realise that I’m mostly preaching to the choir here. However it’s nice to vent about damaging and ridiculous he is. Even though I don’t live in the US.

  41. LinaLamont says:

    The President works for… serves… supports “we the people”; NOT the other way around!

  42. holly hobby says:

    His asinine idea of dismantling the CIA is enough to give me pause. Yeah, get rid of intelligence and hire people from the Russian govt. What a concept. What next, selling our nukes to Russia to turn a buck?

    I hope some pro CIA repubs puts a stop to that.

  43. Millenial says:

    Ahhh, I love her, but why, Nicole, why?! Boo, hiss. Another beloved celebrity off the list of folks I can still like. :(

  44. Linda says:

    I thought you were an atheist. If so why do you mention Satan

  45. Fiorella says:

    Have you guys seen her 72 questions by vogue? It’s not bad she seems pretty nice. But I was assuming her farm was in Australia and now I’m realizing from an above comment it’s likely in Tennessee, is that how she knows Reese?
    Also I don’t get what people mean when they say “not my president.” We are still rooting for USA if we are attacked right? Technically he’s your only president you’re just not a fan of him.
    Why is this not surprising? She is tight with Rupert and or Wendi. Not sure she is still tight with both after the divorce. Ivanka is also right with Wendi. They went on vacation recently unless I’m remembering it wrong (Europe last summer.) for anyone who does not read Lainey, search Wendi deng there and you may find it interesting.

  46. lucy2 says:

    Unfortunately I think we’re beyond that point.
    When Mitt Romney ran, I disliked his policies, proudly voted again for Obama, and was relieved when he won. But had Romney won, I would have been disappointed, but never would have worried that Romney didn’t have the best interest of the country at heart. I would have disagreed with most of what he’d have done, but I’d always hope he’d do well for the nation because that’s what we all should want, things to go well, people to be safe, employed, etc.

    Trump on the other hand, does not seem to give 2 shits about anyone or anything besides his ego and his bank account. He is making choices and saying and doing things that are flat out dangerous, for the US and the world. This is not an “OK we disagree but let’s shake hands and figure out how to get to work” situation, this is a “stop the madman before he destroys everything” situation. He’s attacking the Constitution, and quite possibly committing treason. THIS IS NOT NORMAL.

  47. RedWeatherTiger says:

    NOPE. NEVER.

    Nicole K and Marie Osmond can support who they like and call for unity, but there are consequences as people boycott their work. And I will.

  48. shannon says:

    No, Sandy and Nicole. I couldn’t give two f***s about how ‘unified’ are country is. I will never support this man. Sorry not sorry. I happen to care about this country and the people in it – the country and people he’s poised to ruin.

  49. honeybee blues says:

    Support that buffoon?!? I’ll tell you what, Nicole, when you have the muscular fortitude to support your own expressions, I’ll consider lending some to Foolious Caesar.

  50. Miss Melissa says:

    The way Trump supported President Obama since day 1? Sure, just like that Nicole.

  51. Tate says:

    No, Nicole. Just no. Nothing about this is acceptable. I would threaten to boycott your movies but I can’t remember the last time I watched a movie with you in it.

  52. hogtowngooner says:

    I don’t agree with her, but honestly I think she’s just trying to avoid controversy during awards season.

    • Svea says:

      Yep. She is being interviewed and they ask a question so she answers it. The part I didn’t like was telling me to “let go.” She is sitting on millions of dollars. So easy for her to say.

  53. A.Key says:

    Easy for her to say, she considers herself Australian first and foremost anyway,and she can always go back down under when shit hits the fan.

  54. AtlLady says:

    We were in Georgia (US) the day after Carter was elected and I have never seen so many upset people in my life, even though Carter had been their Governor. Carter is a very nice and decent man but he was a horrible President. The rest of the country learned and he was gone after 4 years. What both parties need to realize is that the vast majority of the people in the US are basically in the middle of the road with leanings in one direction or the other that can shift with circumstances. Trump may be a one and done President or he may surprise folks. None of us knows for sure what the future brings.

  55. Mathilde says:

    Camel, eye, needle… comes to mind.

  56. JRenee says:

    If this, we must support him for unity tslk, isn’t the biggest crock of crap ever!
    We must follow due process and be diligent to not accept racism, bigotry, misogny, whether it is shown by the president elect or his cabinet .
    Tell those folks who may lose their health care or social security or Medicare that standing by and going along to support is what is needed in this country.
    Gtfoh!
    I honestly don’t think people hate him, they hate what he stands for.

  57. Cacec04 says:

    No we do not, Nicole. We should support our fellow citizens, our children, our families, ourselves, etc FIRST. We do NOT have to support a president who denigrates anyone who isn’t him. Luckily for her, if things get too hot the next 4 years she can go to Australia to get away. I’m going to fight tooth and nail the next 4 years (hopefully less than that) and people can either wake up and join or watch their world fall apart.

  58. The Original Mia says:

    Nope! I’m not unifying or supporting a racist, misogynistic, homophobic, transphobic, lying POS. He’s not my president and doesn’t want to be my president.

  59. Elizabeth says:

    says the walking Skelton who isn’t American ! NOT MY PRESIDENT NEVER WILL BE!

  60. khaveman says:

    That’s nice, Nicole. Now many of us will do what we want to do and don’t need suggestion from a super-wealthy Australian.

  61. Anare says:

    I do not recognize the legitimacy of the Trump election. A large majority of citizens voted against him. The only reason he was able to win the electoral vote was because of years of GOP gerrymandering. This is not a representative government. Their actions are not the will of the majority of the citizens. To sit down now would be the height of apathy. No way!

  62. Mary says:

    Madam your an Australian Citizen, not an AMERICAN.
    You dont live in this country most of the time, your wealthy enough to not suffer when he and his republican roaches loot Medicare and Social Security and destroy the ACA and Medicaid.
    My mother will DIE without the ACA. Will yours?
    Will your kids suffer?
    At least Meryl Streep is a damn New Jersey born American.

  63. sunshine gold says:

    I don’t understand why an Australian actress is telling us what we need to be doing….no offense to actors or Australians, but her opinion is so not welcome or relevant in my life right now.

  64. addie says:

    Playing dead is not an option. The bunch of human filth being installed in prominent positions, led by Trump, the ugliest of them all, need to be challenged every inch of every day and in the minutest of details to the point where they rue the day they were born. I would like to see a credible media outlet start as of 20 January create a running total of daily lies from this ‘administration’, on their front page, a running banner.

  65. Emily C. says:

    We’ve been talking a lot about Putin, and with very good reason, but there’s another foreigner whose propaganda machine created the perfect atmosphere for Putin to work in: Rupert Murdoch. And Nicole Kidman is good friends with him.

  66. Wiccanwonder says:

    What is going on with the world? My daughter told me that it is the older generation who caused Brexit and are ruining the futures of young people in the UK. Now Trump in the US. It’s like a horrible nightmare that we can’t wake up from. From what I’m gathering here, Obama care is going to be destroyed by this idiot? If a British Prime Minister tried to do away with anything regarding our NHS I’d camp outside number 10 with a placard (I’d tie myself to the railings if the weather was a bit warmer).
    Whilst there are billionaires in ANY country NO citizen should be denied the right to the proper medical care. End of!!!!

  67. Nibbi says:

    i’ve always rather liked her but i thought she was smarter than this.
    like, it’s too bad. she’s kinda dead to me now.