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Matthew McConaughey Calls Out “Hollywood Hypocrisy” After Joe Biden Win

Matthew McConaughey discovered himself in sizzling water on Twitter after stating that “Hollywood elites” should not be shocked Trump supporters aren’t accepting the outcomes of the 2020 election after they have been “condescend[ed]” and “patronize[d]” by esteemed celebrities and artists.

Throughout a dialogue with Russell Model on his Below the Pores and skin podcast, the 2014 Oscar Winner was requested if he had witnessed a “condemnation and criticism of abnormal working individuals,” within the leisure trade.

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Model continued by saying, “[There is] a form of offhandedness, like, ‘Oh, they’re dumb, they’re voting for Brexit, they’re voting for Trump.’ I don’t prefer it, and I don’t like to listen to it.”

McConaughey agreed, “There are lots [of people] on that intolerant left that completely condescend, patronize, and are conceited in direction of the opposite 50 %.” 

He additionally identified the “double commonplace” that a lot of his fellow Hollywood creatives demonstrated, stating that they weren’t accepting of Donald Trump’s 2016 victory and tried to discredit his Presidency. In order that the identical individuals should not be shocked or condemn these on the far-right who’re difficult Joe Biden’s victory. He additional expounded on his feedback with Model throughout a dialogue with TIME.

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“I’m positive you noticed it in our trade when Trump was voted in 4 years in the past, they have been in denial that was actual. A few of them have been in absolute denial….it appears to be like like Biden’s our man. Now you’ve bought the fitting that’s in denial, ’trigger their facet has faux information. And I perceive, they’ve been fed faux information. Nobody is aware of what the hell to imagine, proper? In order that they’re placing down their final bastion of protection,” McConaughey stated.

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The Failure to Launch star has acknowledged that he would love for extra Individuals to satisfy each other within the center and even “dare[d]” of us to “get aggressively centric.”

He additionally acknowledged that all the tensions within the 2020 election between members of the far left and the far proper in the end created an ideal storm of brutal honesty, “I believe what this yr’s election did is expose what all of us form of did not actually wish to say out loud.”

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It did not take lengthy for McConaughey’s feedback to achieve Twitter, the place the star obtained criticism for stating that people on each facet of the political spectrum are fast to criticize these with opinions that differed from their very own.

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Many piled the hate on McConaughey, conflating “conservative” speaking factors like 5G broadband inflicting the coronavirus with disputing election ends in the identical tweet.

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Different individuals appreciated the actor’s honesty and applauded his determination to talk his thoughts and encourage Individuals to “meet within the center.” And there have been additionally tons of Twitter customers who expressed that extremists on each side are as a rule probably the most vocal of people, as hyperbolic statements are inclined to garner extra consideration and attraction than these which can be extra centrist.

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McConaughey added that in the end it is as much as the American individuals to determine what course they wish to take the nation in and it is “less than our leaders” to make that call.

However his feedback precipitated a proper political kerfuffle on-line.

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