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Robert De Niro Apologizes in Toronto for Trump’s ‘Idiotic’ G7 Behavior: ‘A Disgrace’

Robert De Niro doubled down on his rebuke of President Donald Trump Monday, offering a public apology to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a hotel groundbreaking in Toronto, it was reported.

“I just want to make a note of apology for the idiotic behavior of my president,” De Niro told the crowd, which met his criticisms with cheers. “It’s a disgrace, and I apologize to Justin Trudeau, too, and to the other people at the G7. It’s disgusting.”

The actor has expressed strong opposition to Trump’s behavior at last week’s G7 summit, in particular the president’s attacks on Trudeau, whom he called “dishonest” and “weak” in a Tweet Friday after leaving the meetings.

De Niro also took aim at Trump from the stage of the Tony Awards ceremony at Radio City Music Hall Sunday night, where he shouted, “Fuck Trump!” He received a standing ovation from the audience in response.

According to CTV News, De Niro’s Toronto visit was to promotional event for a Nobu-owned restaurant, residence and hotel.

Watch the clip above, via CTV News.

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