‘Parasite’ Fans Slam Donald Trump for Mocking Oscar Win

by Jeremy Spirogis
Bong Joon-ho and Donald Trump

Donald Trump loves somewhat controversy and has an urge for food to really feel preferred and accepted. Hollywood is an business that has constantly bashed his insurance policies for the reason that starting. During a political rally, he took a number of jabs on the Academy Awards this yr and his enabling constituents have been completely happy to applaud his sarcasm. The White House resident had an issue with Parasite taking dwelling the Best Picture accolade as a result of it’s from South Korea.

Bong Joon-ho and Donald Trump
Bong Joon-ho and Donald Trump | FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP by way of Getty Images / JIM WATSON/AFP by way of Getty Images

“How bad were the Academy Awards this year?” he requested the gang. “The winner is… a movie from South Korea! What the hell was that all about?”

“We got enough problems with South Korea with trade. On top of that, they give them best movie of the year? Was it good? I don’t know,” he continued trolling. “Let’s get Gone With the Wind. Can we get Gone With the Wind again, please?”

Trump went on to say that he believed they have been awarded the Best Foreign Film class and requested, “Did this ever happen before?”

Parasite taking dwelling the highest award of the Oscar evening was historic because it was the primary movie not within the English-language to take it. Director Bong Joon-ho additionally took an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and Best International Film.

Trump additionally took a dig at Brad Pitt who on the award ceremony mentioned, “They told me I only have 45 seconds up here, which is 45 seconds more than the Senate gave John Bolton this week. I’m thinking maybe Quentin [Tarantino] does a movie about it — in the end, the adults do the right thing.”

“He got up and said little wise-guy statements. He’s a little wise-guy,” Trump mentioned of the Best Actor winner.

Trump will get trolled

The greatest technique to cope with trolls is to troll them again and that’s precisely what the distributor of Parasite did.

“Understandable, he can’t read,” the verified Twitter account posted, mocking Trump, because the film was subtitled in English.

Fans of the South Korean movie went on to slam Trump for mocking Parasite.

“He’s solely a fan of Gone With the Wind as a result of it has the identical title as his haircut,” a fan wrote.

“Just when you think the guy couldn’t possibly be a bigger douche,” one other fan added.

“Donny seriously thinks he is a comedian,” a Twitter user said. “Someone please give him a show or a movie role on the condition he resigns.”

“He’s not even funny and they laugh. Dumbing down of America,” one other Twitter user commented.

Martin Scorsese appreciates Bong Joon-ho

One Hollywood director that does respect what Joon-ho did within the cinema was Martin Scorsese. The Parasite winner just lately mentioned that The Irishman director despatched him a letter congratulating him on his accolades.

“This morning I got a letter from Martin Scorsese,” Joon-ho mentioned in a press convention. “I can’t tell you what the letter said because it’s something personal. But towards the end he wrote, ‘You’ve done well. Now rest. But don’t rest for too long.’ He continued by saying how he and other directors were waiting for my next movie.”

Joon-ho’s subsequent challenge will likely be highly-sought after his historic wins on the Academy Awards this yr.

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