Despite some seemingly kind words, don’t expect Robert Redford at a Donald Trump rally any time soon.
The Republican frontrunner went on Twitter to trumpet the support of the legendary actor and liberal activist, giving off the impression that Redford endorsed his candidacy.
But don’t believe everything you read from Trump. In reality, the actor’s comments weren’t as complementary as Trump makes them sound and despite the fact that Trump credited The Hill as his source, the comments came from the actor’s recent interview with Larry King and A Walk In The Woods co-star Nick Nolte.
“[Trump’s] got such a big foot in his mouth, I’m not sure you could get it out. But on the other hand, I’m glad he’s in there because him being the way he is and saying what he says the way he says it shakes things up, and I think that’s needed because on the other side, it’s so bland,” Redford said, going on to call the 2016 presidential race “looney tunes” and “crazy stuff.”
“He enjoys Donald Trump, but not for president,” Redford’s rep confirmed to EW, clarifying his stance that an endorsment for the media mogul is not forthcoming.
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