Get This: De Niro apologizes to Canada for 'idiotic behavior' of Trump

Actor Robert De Niro speaks before introducing Bruce Springsteen's performance. — Reuters pic

The Oscar-winning De Niro, 74, was at the annual event for the top United States theater awards late Sunday to introduce a performance from rock legend Bruce Springsteen.

'First, I wanna say, 'f**k Trump, ' the man started, causing many to cheer. F*ck Trump. Now it is not so well with trump. TV channels "topical" words of the actor, however, confirmed them in the caption to the video.

"So when De Niro finally got the call to see Springsteen play live, he said 'yes without asking any questions".

In Toronto on Monday, Mayor John Tory, who attended the same event De Niro spoke at, also took note of the actor's Tony Awards outburst, the Toronto Star reported. While CBS was quick to catch the swear for USA audiences, the word wasn't censored during the Australian broadcast.

The crowd's reaction was a standing ovation.

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The actor went on: "It's no longer down with Trump".

During the show, Springsteen delivered a moving performance of his classic hit "My Hometown", basing his effort on his "Springsteen on Broadway" production.

In May 2017, De Niro said the US has turned into a "tragic comedy", and he has been involved in multiple celebrity protests against the president. "And even more important in these perilous times, you rock the vote, always fighting for, in your own words, Truth, transparency, and integrity in government". De Niro's comments were unscripted and unexpected.

Maher recently got a lot of blowback for saying on Real Time that he hopes the economy crashes because that will undermine any notion of Trump's presidency being good for America. "Boy, do we need that now!"

De Niro has been on a roll this year when it comes to slamming Trump. "Who's gonna argue with him?"

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