‘The Apprentice’ Star Jeremy Strong Compares Trump to Stalin and Mao – EVOL

Actor Jeremy Strong compared former President Donald Trump to Stalin and Mao and went so far as to support CNN during a statement at the Cannes Film Festival after the global debut of The Apprentice on Monday.

His remark follows The Apprentice director Ali Abbasi’s accusation labeling Trump as a fascist after the screening.

Jeremy Strong, who plays Trump mentor Roy Cohn in the film, is currently starring in a Broadway production of Ibsen’s Enemy of the People, which prevented him from attending the premiere.

During a press conference on Tuesday, Abbasi read aloud a statement from the actor, who utilized the play’s title to launch an attack on Trump.

“‘Enemy of the people’ is a phrase that has been used by Stalin, Mao, by Goebbels, and most recently by Donald Trump who denounces the free press and calls CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, the New York Times, fake news media,” he said.

“We’re living in a world where truth is under assault,” he added, before blaming Roy Cohn for his “legacy of lies, of outright denialism, of manipulation, of flagrant disregard for truth.”

Strong failed to address the mainstream news media’s numerous instances of deception, such as the promotion



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