Another Hollywood left-wing propaganda flick has performed abysmally in the box office. ‘Bombshell,’ a movie that lionizes former Fox News hosts Megyn Kelly and Gretchen Wilson, garnered a mere $5.075 million over its first weekend.
The movie is an anti-Trump missive that smears deceased former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes as a villainous predator. The movie has already received a great deal of Academy Award buzz, as the Hollywood cesspool caters to the #metoo mob.
But push back against the movie may derail its Oscar hopes. Even liberal movie goers are having a hard time stomaching the propaganda of ‘Bombshell,’ considering the movie’s heroines are so disreputable. Wilson and Kelly were Fox News readers for many years until it personally benefited them to jump ship, and left-wingers haven’t forgiven them.
A reviewer in Cosmopolitan explained why liberals cannot stomach the whitewashing of Wilson and Kelly’s reputations:
I don’t want to feel bad for people like Kelly and Carlson, because what the movie fails to do is show much of the problematic sides of either. Let’s not forget that Kelly has been called out for racist comments more than once. Remember the time she said black face was acceptable if it was part of a Halloween costume? Or the time she said there was no way Santa or Jesus could be a black man?
What about the time Carlson said focusing on LGBTQ issues was getting in the way of real concerns, like jobs. Or the time she said she “couldn’t get her head around” trans rights. I don’t want to feel bad for women who, at one point, contributed to a machine like Fox News, that makes this country a more hateful place every day.
Most of these details are conveniently left out of the film, except Kelly’s comments about Santa. There’s even a scene where Carlson tries to talk about International Day of the Girl on-camera, and gets reprimanded for it by Ailes. So not only did the filmmakers choose to ignore the problematic pasts of both, but they almost want us to believe that Carlson was trying to make Fox News more feminist by the time she was fired. I don’t buy it.
A reviewer in the Manhattan Mercury levied similar criticisms toward the movie:
It recalls some of Donald Trump’s campaign tweets, not things even his fans would pick out as evidence of his classiness.
So the movie’s about Trump, right? Or about the campaign? Nope. So why are the tweets included? The movie-makers wouldn’t understand the question. They apparently assume they and the viewers all feel the same way about the president…
Besides the acting, what is there here to see? For some reason the movie wants to be coy about what sexual acts which of the real life characters engaged in, which undercuts the effect the film wants.
And, then, that opening business about Mr. Trump and the concentration on a story about the politically conservative news channel on basic cable will have counter-punchers remarking about glass houses. Wouldn’t a movie about Harvey Weinstein’s casting couch have been more sensational and wouldn’t it have provided even more parts for actresses?
Similar to the lackluster cume of ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ at the box office and the disappointing performances of the ‘Batwoman’ and ‘Watchmen’ television shows, the failure of ‘Bombshell’ is evidence that the public is rejecting content infused with social justice tropes. The public is finally growing weary with the victimhood agenda pushed by leftists.
Donald Trump Quits ‘Dismal’ Screen Actor’s Guild Following Threats: ‘You Have Done Nothing for Me’
Trump blasted this ineffective union before quitting.
Former president Donald Trump has issued a letter to the Screen Actor’s Guild (SAG) resigning from the union effective immediately after the SAG announced they were considering expulsion.
“I write to you today regarding the so-called Disciplinary Committee hearing aimed at revoking my union membership. Who cares!” Trump wrote in the letter addressed to SAG president Gabrielle Carteris.
“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 – just to name a few!” he continued.
“I’ve also greatly helped the cable television news 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,” Trump added.
This is when Trump started maligning the SAG by pointing out their miserable record as a union, which is being sued by its own membership for failing to provide adequate healthcare benefits.
He wrote: “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,” Trump added.
The full letter can be seen here:
The Screen Actor's Guild threatened Donald Trump with removal from their membership over the Capitol riot on January 6.
He just sent them this letter and resigned 👇 pic.twitter.com/RO2mVusY8W
— The First (@TheFirstonTV) February 4, 2021
Big League Politics has reported on the film industry’s shame over having promoted Trump for so many years, helping Trump build the notoriety among the American public that allowed him to become the 45th president:
The West Hollywood City Council voted unanimously on a resolution to remove President Donald J. Trump’s star from the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday.
“West Hollywood City council unanimously passes resolution asking the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to remove the Donald Trump star on Hollywood Walk of Fame,” said West Hollywood Mayor John Duran on Twitter.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will have to approve Trump’s star removal for it to be officially bar.
“The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a registered historic landmark. Once a star has been added to the Walk, it is considered a part of the historic fabric of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Because of this, we have never removed a star from the Walk,” said Leron Gubler, the Chamber’s president and CEO.
Among the stars that will certainly not be removed from Walk of Fame are those belonging to accused pedophile Kevin Spacey, and convicted rapist Bill Cosby.
Apparently, as long as one apologizes, Hollywood has no problem with alleged pedophilia.
Trump couldn’t have become president, changed the country forevermore, and exposed the Left’s treacherous agenda in the eyes of tens of millions of Americans without the help of the entertainment industry. They have now outlived their usefulness, but the ironic role they have played in promoting America’s revival will not be forgotten.
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