Monthly Archives: August 2015

Owen Wilson on Trump: Charlie Sheen of politics

Actor Owen Wilson dissed Donald Trump’s bid for the Republican presidential nomination in an interview with The Daily Beast.

“You can’t help but get a kick out of him, and I think part of it is we’re so used to politicians on both sides sounding like actors at press junkets—it’s sort of by rote, and they say all the right things,” Wilson laughed. “So here’s somebody who’s not following that script. It’s like when Charlie Sheen was doing that stuff—like, wow! He’s answering a question completely honestly, and in an entertaining way. You sort of feel he could be a character from Network.”

While Trump has said some obscene things on the campaign trail, Wilson acknowledged his ability to engage voters.

“I don’t know if I’m not taking it as seriously as I should,” he said. “But when he said he was going down to the border and he showed up at a press conference and said, ‘Now I’m going out to the border and I hope I’ll see you later’—sort of suggesting that it was so dangerous that ‘Who knows if I’ll see you later’… I don’t know, it was just funny to me. The guy is a showman. You have to sort of get a kick out of the guy. It is entertaining, for sure. That’s why people are tuning in.”

The actor, an Obama supporter, hasn’t thrown his support behind any of the 2016 hopefuls, but a Trump endorsement seems unlikely.

“You can’t honestly believe he really could be president, do you? I have a hard time believing that… that still seems so far away. That doesn’t quite seem realistic to me. But talk to me in a few months. We’ll see.”

Clinton Hangs with Kim, Kanye and Kris

Hillary Clinton tapped into reality royalty during a recent swing through Los Angeles. Kim Kardashian-West posted a picture of her and husband Kanye West with the Democratic frontrunner. Kardashian Matriarch, Kris Jenner, posted a photo on Instagram with Clinton the same day.

I got my selfie!!! I really loved hearing her speak & hearing her goals for our country! #HillaryForPresident

A photo posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on Aug 6, 2015 at 8:40pm PDT

An Honor to meet you Hillary Clinton! Great evening… #ohjustchatting

A photo posted by @krisjenner on Aug 6, 2015 at 8:13pm PDT