Joining the ranks of celebrities forever wedding President Trump’s fate to the riot on Capitol Hill Wednesday, actor George Clooney asserted that the president’s name will now always be associated with “insurrection.”
Speaking on an upcoming episode of KCRW’s “The Business” weekly podcast that The Hollywood Reporter obtained, Clooney said it was only a matter of time before the straw broke the camel’s back.
“It’s devastating to watch the people’s house being desecrated in that way,” Clooney said of the violence on Wednesday.
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“But it is also a tremendous overreach in a way — everybody kept waiting for, what’s the one thing, the straw that breaks the camel’s back and it just seemed like that line just kept getting moved and moved and moved and outrage didn’t even matter anymore, even to the point of calling the Secretary of State in Georgia and pressuring him. None of that seemed to matter. This mattered,” he added.
Going forward, Clooney said