Susan Sarandon scorched for throwing shade at Elizabeth Warren during Bernie Sanders event: 'White Feminism at its finest'
Susan Sarandon is still a pariah to many Democrats who believe her very active support of extremist Jill Stein during the 2016 presidential election helped elect Donald Trump president. And she’s under fire once again.
The Academy Award winning actress and activist on Monday spoke at an even supporting Senator Bernie Sanders, who is once again running for president as a Democrat. Sarandon appeared to throw shade at Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren, who is currently battling the Vermont independent lawmaker for the number two slot in the polls.
“He is not someone who used to be a Republican,” Sarandon told Sanders supporters as she introduced him at an Iowa ice cream social, according to a Politico reporter.
“He is not someone who used to be a Republican,” says Susan Sarandon while introducing Bernie Sanders at an ice cre… https://t.co/KF4nyNRz84— Holly Otterbein (@Holly Otterbein) 1566245910
The Bernie Sanders campaign posted this video that includes Sarandon’s remarks:
Many on the left were furious with Sarandon in the run up to the 2016 election, and definitely after Trump took the White House. Some said she was an example of white privilege run amok: She would be inoculated from whatever policies Trump would institute, given her vast wealth.
Those feelings surfaced again, as Democrats blasted Sarandon, especially since Sanders is not a Democrat, and Warren cemented her allegiance to the Democratic party decades ago.
@hollyotterbein It takes some serious gall to try to shade someone for being a Republican years ago when you yours… https://t.co/ZIRtl1jzKV— HawaiiDelilah™ (@HawaiiDelilah™) 1566246932
@hollyotterbein Speaking of, here’s Susan Sarandon advocating a Trump presidency: https://t.co/8X4whAAnLl— Jeremy Thomas (@Jeremy Thomas) 1566247236
He’s also never been a Democrat, except during the specific times he is running for president, so not sure how this… https://t.co/jWBEe9Uazp— Joy-Ann (Pro-Democracy) Reid 😷 (@Joy-Ann (Pro-Democracy) Reid 😷) 1566270957
I’m all for Susan Sarandon backing Bernie Sanders, but her rhetoric about Warren, Clinton, Trump, etc is incredibly… https://t.co/Oxj2w5HXow— Salvador Vidaurri (@Salvador Vidaurri) 1566268167
@aking4news @hollyotterbein He was for a few months in 2016— Randy (@Randy) 1566246570
Oh, the woman who insulted Hillary voters by saying they were voting with their vaginas and then urged everyone to… https://t.co/oHx3dOCaSH— Kimberley Johnson 🇺🇦 (@Kimberley Johnson 🇺🇦) 1566254915
Never Forget when she supported this grifter White Feminism at its finest Susan Sarandon goes full "Bernie or b… https://t.co/rwb2hSjNst— Viktor de Pointe du Lac (@Viktor de Pointe du Lac) 1566247626
Susan Sarandon and followers campaigned for Stein in 2016. Stein had zero chance in 2016 and everyone knew it. Sar… https://t.co/txE5OUsQW1— Diane Toucan (@Diane Toucan) 1566240019
@hollyotterbein Sarandon is as insufferable as she was in 2016. The woman who voted for the useless Russia tool, J… https://t.co/Cq6LAZ4O19— HawaiiDelilah™ (@HawaiiDelilah™) 1566246781
“He is not someone who used to be a Republican,” Susan Sarandon while introducing Bernie Sanders at an ice cream so… https://t.co/8tEhH4gBrm— RiotWomenn (@RiotWomenn) 1566266330