Kumail Nanjiani and Thomas Middleditch were approached at a bar
Actors Kumail Nanjiani and Thomas Middleditch had a dark encounter with two Trump supporters on Friday, which they shared on Twitter Saturday morning.
The Silicon Valley stars both took to social media to call out a pair of “white dudes” that accosted them while at a bar in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles. The two men approached the pair, first complimenting their work and then launching into a political discussion on why Trump was the correct winner. When Nanjiani asked that they not discuss politics, he claims the men began calling them “cucks,” a derogatory term for progressive men, and threatening them to “go outside.”
Thankfully, the bar’s bouncer escorted the men outside, while the bartender apologized for the outburst. “This happened at a bar in LA surrounded by people,” wrote Nanjiani. “I can’t imagine what it must be like to be someone who looks like me in other parts.”
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