Seems like Trump has found another outlet to be childish and petty as he’s resigned from the Screen Actors Guild via a stupidly funny letter.
Since Donald Trump is no longer President and is still banned from Twitter (and every other social media platform), he’s been holed up in Florida (presumably playing golf) and reportedly still fuming over his Twitter ban – so much so he’s drafting tweets and trying to get aides to share them on their accounts.
And it seems like the former president has a bit too much time on his hands because now Trump has turned his attention to the Screen Actors Guild.
Now for context, Trump is actually part of the Screen Actors Guild due to the fact that he appeared in Home Alone 2 in a cameo that everyone now wants to get rid of.
But it seems like Trump would rather take his SAG fate into his own hands by resigning before the guild could kick him out.
And to the surprise of absolutely no one, he did it in the most Trumpian way possible: a hilariously childish letter dripping in petty resentment with a side of false claims.
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The entire thing is pure gold and deserves to be read from start to finish such is the level of buffoonery:
I write to you today regarding the so-called Disciplinary Committee hearing aimed at revoking my union membership. Who cares!
While I’m not familiar with your work, I’m very proud of my work on movies such as Home Alone 2, Zoolander and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps; and television shows including The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Saturday Night Live, and of course, one of the most successful shows in television history, The Apprentice – to name just a few!
I’ve also greatly helped the cable news television business (said to be a dying platform with not much time left until I got involved in politics), and created thousands of jobs at networks such as MSDNC and Fake News CNN, among many others.
Which brings me to your blatant attempt at free media attention to distract from your dismal record as a union. Your organization has done little for its members, and nothing for me – besides collecting dues and promoting dangerous un-American policies and ideas – as evident by your massive unemployment rates and lawsuits from celebrated actors, who even recorded a video asking, “Why isn’t the union fighting for me?”
These, however, are policy failures. Your disciplinary failures are even more egregious.
I no longer wish to be associated with your union.
As such, this letter is to inform you of my immediate resignation from SAG-AFTRA. You have done nothing for me.
President Donald J. Trump
There’s just so much to unpack here, like the shameless bragging about his esteemed cinematic masterpieces like Zoolander and Home Alone 2, and his continued potshots at mainstream media outlets like “MSDNC” and “Fake News CNN.”
He may have wrote “who cares!” but one thinks that the former president cares quite a bit. The only thing that could’ve made this letter even better is if Trump wrote it out in crayon.
With his impeachment trial coming up, not to mention the cascade of legal issues coming his way, it’s good to see Trump using his time wisely.
— shauna (@goldengateblond) February 4, 2021