Celebrities Express Fury Over President Donald Trump's Immigration Ban
The current President of the United States of America has angered people all over the world. Again.
President Donald Trump’s directive to ban refugees and immigrants of Muslim and Somali descent has been met with a furious backlash – not least from the world of celebrities.
Famous faces from the stage, film, TV and music have united to confront the alleged “Muslim Ban” and have expressed concern and distress on social media.
British actor Jamie Bell pointed out that Oscar nominated director Asghar Farhadi is effectively banned from entering the USA due to the order.
Avengers actor Mark Ruffalo shared a link highlighting protests at JFK airport in support of immigrants being detained inside the airport.
Meanwhile Miley Cyrus urged fans to “Stand with immigrants” while sharing pop-art style pictures of the Statue of Liberty.
Model and wife of John Legend Chrissy Teigen branded President Trump “an unwell, evil human being.”
Kim Kardashian shared statistics highlighting the low-risk levels of Islamic immigrants, while Star Wars actor Mark Hamill branded the entire affair “Un American”.
The federal court in America has since granted an emergency stay to temporarily halt deportation of visa holders detained in American airports while the situation is addressed.
Here are a few of the tweets dispatched by celebrities;
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