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Hollywood

Web Desk
February 13, 2020

Brad Pitt is a ‘smug elitist’, says Donald Trump’s son Eric after record-low Oscar ratings

Hollywood

Web Desk
Thu, Feb 13, 2020

Hollywood A-lister Brad Pitt may be a crowd-favoruite in all parts of the world but there is one place that the actor still hasn’t managed to win over: hearts of Republicans. 

Slamming the 56-year-old Ad Astra actor, US President Donald Trump’s son Eric turned to his Instagram and threw the blame of the Academy Awards’ all-time low TV viewership on the superstar.

“Probably because Americans don’t liked to be preached to by smug elitists. The elegance has been lost and America has tuned these people out of their homes,” said Trump on a photo of the actor from the event, with the text, "Oscars ratings fall 25% to all-time low."

Agreeing with the business mogul’s statement were a plethora of supporters who stormed to the comment section lauding Trump for his views while terming Hollywood’s biggest night as a ‘waste of time.’

Earlier this week, accepting his Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Pitt had added a political twist to his winning speech.

“They told me I have only 45 seconds up here, which is 45 seconds more than the Senate gave John Bolton this week. I’m thinking maybe Quentin [Tarantino] does a movie about it. In the end, the adults do the right thing,” he had said.