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Casey Affleck Calls Trump Administration 'Un-American' In Acceptance Speech at Spirit Awards 2017 (VIDEO)

Casey Affleck Calls Trump Administration 'Un-American' In Acceptance Speech at Spirit Awards 2017 (VIDEO)

Casey Affleck uses his time at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards to get political.

While accepting the award for Best Male Lead for his role in Manchester by the Sea, the 41-year-old actor slammed Donald Trump‘s administration, calling it “un-American.”

“The policies of this administration are abhorrent and they will not last,” Casey said. “They are un-American.”

Casey was joined at the event by his Manchester co-star Lucas Hedges, director Kenneth Lonergan, and producer Matt Damon who was accompanied by his wife Luciana Barroso.

Also spotted at the awards show was Viggo Mortensen and his Captain Fantastic director Matt Ross.

Watch Casey‘s acceptance speech below.

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Patrick Stewart Announces He's Retiring from 'X-Men,' Says He & Hugh Jackman Cried After Watching 'Logan'

Patrick Stewart Announces He's Retiring from 'X-Men,' Says He & Hugh Jackman Cried After Watching 'Logan'

Patrick Stewart has announced that his days of playing X-Men‘s Professor Charles Xavier are now behind him.

The 76-year-old English actor said the last time fans will see him take on the role is in the upcoming film Logan.

“A week ago, Friday night in Berlin, the three of us sat, watching the movie,” Patrick shared at a SiriusXM Town Hall, where he was joined by his Logan co-star Hugh Jackman as well as director and co-writer James Mangold. “And I was so moved by it, much more moved than I had been the first time of seeing it.”

He added, “Maybe it was the company of these two guys, but the movie ended and – this is an admission – but at one point [Hugh] reached out, and he took my hand in those last few minutes, and I saw him go [mimes wiping a tear from his eye] like this, and then I realized I had just done the same thing. Then, the movie ended… and we were going to be taken up on stage, but not until the credits were over.”

“So, we had some time to sit there and, as I sat there I realized there will never be a better, a more perfect, a more sensitive, emotional, and beautiful way of saying au revoir to Charles Xavier than this movie,” Patrick explained. “So, I told [Hugh] that same evening, ‘I’m done too. It’s all over.’”

Don’t miss Logan when it hits theaters on March 3! In the meantime, watch the trailer here.

Andy Samberg Pays Tribute to People Still Alive During Spirit Awards 2017's 'Not In Memoriam' (Video)

Andy Samberg Pays Tribute to People Still Alive During Spirit Awards 2017's 'Not In Memoriam' (Video)

Andy Samberg is dressed up in a wig and costume during a funny performance at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards held at the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday afternoon (February 25) in Santa Monica, Calif.

Instead of doing an In Memoriam to pay tribute to all of the people in the industry who died over the past year, the show decided to do a “Not In Memoriam” to honor people still alive.

Andy did an impersonation of Eddie Vedder while singing Pearl Jam‘s song “Alive.” During the performance, the camera cut to celebs who were still alive and some of them even in the audience, like Matt Damon.

At the end, the camera cut to Fred Armisen, who was playing dead in his seat. Andy cut the music and then paid tribute to his friend as he got carried out of his chair. Watch below!

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Independent Spirit Awards 2017 - Complete Winners List!

Independent Spirit Awards 2017 - Complete Winners List!

The best in independent film was honored at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards held at the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday afternoon (February 25) in Santa Monica, Calif.

The big winner at the event was Moonlight, which won all five awards it was nominated for including Best Feature. The film won six awards in total when you add in the previously announced Robert Altman Award for Best Ensemble.

Another film that pulled off multiple wins was The Witch, which won Best First Feature and Best First Screenplay for writer-director Robert Eggers.

The winners of Best Male Lead and Best Female Lead are both up for Oscars, while the winners of Best Supporting Male and Best Supporting Female are not, so it will be interesting to see who wins tomorrow night!

Click inside for the list of winners… More Here! »

Jenny Slate & Aubrey Plaza Have a 'Parks & Rec' Reunion at the Spirit Awards 2017

Jenny Slate & Aubrey Plaza Have a 'Parks & Rec' Reunion at the Spirit Awards 2017

Jenny Slate looks lovely in blue as she arrives at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards held at the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday afternoon (February 25) in Santa Monica, Calif.

The 34-year-old actress was joined on the blue carpet by her former Parks and Recreation co-star Aubrey Plaza.

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Other stars spotted arriving a the event were Amanda Peet, Nasim Pedrad, Bitsie Tulloch, and Aisha Tyler.

FYI: Aubrey is wearing a Versace dress. Aisha is wearing a Rochas dress.

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Orlando Bloom Visits Children in Niger Displaced By Boko Haram Violence

Orlando Bloom Visits Children in Niger Displaced By Boko Haram Violence

Orlando Bloom recently returned from a visit to Diffa, a city in the extreme southeast of Niger.

There, the 40-year-old actor and UNICEF ambassador spent time with hundreds of thousands of children who have had to leave their homes because of Boko Haram violence.

“As a father, it is hard for me to imagine how many of these children are caught up in this conflict,” Orlando shared. “During my trip, I have heard dreadful stories about children fleeing on foot, leaving everything behind, including the safety of their homes and classroom.”

“It is extremely hard to comprehend this situation when you are not there,” he added. “I saw the depth of the pain and suffering these kids are going through. This is not something any child should experience. This visit has been extremely moving. Every single child I met is affected by this conflict and in desperate need of basic services such as clean water, psychological care and education to help them recover from the atrocities they have suffered and witnessed. They deserve a childhood.”

Thankfully, UNICEF has helped many families gain access to clean water, education, psychological support, vaccines, and treatment for malnutrition.

“What can you do?” Orlando asked fans on Instagram. “Make a donation @unicef saving and making a difference in children’s lives 👶🏻👶🏼👶🏽👶🏾👶🏿.”

45+ pictures inside of Orlando Bloom visiting families in Niger… More Here! »

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Molly Shannon Does Her 'Superstar' Move During Spirit Awards 2017 Acceptance Speech (Video)

Molly Shannon Does Her 'Superstar' Move During Spirit Awards 2017 Acceptance Speech (Video)

Molly Shannon might have had the best moment of the afternoon at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards held at the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday afternoon (February 25) in Santa Monica, Calif.

The actress won the award for Best Supporting Female for her work as a cancer-stricken mom in the movie Other People and she ended her speech by doing her Superstar character Mary Katherine Gallagher’s signature move.

“I wanna say one more thing. I really, truly, in this moment feel like a… SUPERSTAR,” Molly said to end her acceptance speech.

Molly was so excited by her win that she ran off the stage and through the audience while holding her trophy in the air. Watch the video below!

10+ pictures inside of Molly Shannon at the awards show… More Here! »

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