“After saying the industry ‘treats conservatives very unfairly,’ [President Trump] followed up with: ‘Hollywood — I don’t call them the elites because I think the elites are people they go after, in many cases — but Hollywood is really terrible. You talk about racist, Hollywood is racist. What they’re doing with the kind of movies they’re putting out, it’s actually very dangerous for our country.’”
So reports Deadline about Trump’s pre-vacation news conference outside the White House today.
The story, by Erik Pedersen, adds, “But those weren’t the only parts of Trump’s morning report that pricked up ears in the showbiz industry. Equally provocative, and also uttered without context or follow-up, was this: ‘What Hollywood is doing is a tremendous disservice to our country. What we have now, in a little while, all of the heads of the biggest companies coming in, and we’re gonna talk to them.’
Deadline notes, “Whether any execs are packing a bag for D.C. soon is unknown at the moment.”