Hollywood actor John Leguizamo has compared Latinos who support President Donald Trump to “roaches for Raid,” claiming that they are self-haters who don’t care about other Latinos “who are in cages.”
John Leguizamo made the provocative remarks during an appearance Friday on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher. At one point Maher asked the actor about a recent report indicating that President Trump is popular among young Latino males.
“Trump is doing rather well with young Latino men because of the machismo factor, and — well, I see you shaking your head,” Maher told Leguizamo.
The actor replied: “Latin people for Republicans are like roaches for Raid. Let’s just get real. So, I just feel like there’s a level of self-hate, or just lack of care for the rest of your Latin brothers and sisters who are in cages, who are being demonized by this president.”
Leguizamo didn’t mention that the Obama-Biden administration started