Fighting words! Jon Voight, 77, took to Twitter on Saturday, October 8, to take a stand for Donald Trump after fellow actor Robert De Niro went on an "ugly rant" slamming the Republican presidential candidate.
"I am so ashamed of my fellow actor Bobby DeNiro's rant against Donald Trump," the "Ray Donovan" star wrote. What foul words he used against a presidential nominee ... who has worked harder then any other man I know in the past year and a half to get a good message to the American people."
On Friday, previously recorded footage of Robert, 73, bashing the nominee was released on Fox News. The minute-long clip was actually from a Get Out the Vote campaign, but was cut before it aired.
"I mean, he's so blatantly stupid," the "Taxi Driver" star said of Donald. "He's a punk, he's a dog, he's a pig. He's a con, a bulls--- artist, a mutt."
Robert went on and on: "He doesn't know what he's talking about, doesn't do his homework, doesn't care, thinks he's gaming society, doesn't pay his taxes. He's an idiot."
His opinionated clip coincidentally came out just hours after audio footage leaked of Donald having an inappropriate and vulgar conversation about women with "Access Hollywood's" Billy Bush back in 2005.
"I don't know of too many men who haven't expressed some sort of similar sexual terms toward women, especially in their younger years," Jon said in the presidential candidate's defense, regarding the scandalous dialog.
"Donald Trump's words were not as damaging as Robert DeNiro's ugly rant," he continued. "Trump's words did not hurt anyone. Can you imagine if any Republican said words like Robert DeNiro used - against Hilary Clinton or Barack Obama? All hell would break loose."
Jon ended his Twitter rant with a plea to rally behind Mr. Trump: "I am calling for all Trump supporters to express their outrage and anger against DeNiro and all of the Republican turncoats against Trump. Let Donald Trump know we are completely behind him, and may God give him the strength to continue his calling."
With the election coming up on Nov. 8, we'll just have to let the polls speak for themselves.
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