Meryl Streep Talks Trump, ‘A Star Is Born’ for ‘An Night With Stephen Colbert’


On a wet Saturday in New Jersey, Meryl Streep expressed her admiration for “A Star is Born” and “The Rider” in addition to “First Reformed” and her aversion to President of america.

The actress, who obtained her 21st Academy Award nomination earlier this 12 months, confessed her likes and dislikes throughout Montclair Movie Competition’s annual “An Night with Stephen Colbert” fundraiser held at Newark, N.J.’s New Jersey Performing Arts Middle.

“I’m scared by (Trump),” she instructed Colbert in entrance of an viewers of two,800. “By his risk. I empathize with him. I can’t think about what his three a.m. is like. There’s a gathering storm. Everyone feels it. He feels it. His kids are in jeopardy and I really feel that. I believe, what if my kids have been jeopardy? I might do something. Something! To get them out of bother. So we must be afraid.”

When introducing Streep, who was raised in New Jersey, Colbert additionally referenced Trump.

“She has been known as the best dwelling actor of our technology,” the comic mentioned. “However I believe maybe the best honor she has ever been given was when she was known as (in Trump’s voice): ‘One of the overrated actresses in Hollywood.’ Please welcome Meryl Streep!”

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