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The Weeknd Cancels 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Performance Due to Donald Trump Appearance

The Weeknd Cancels 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Performance Due to Donald Trump Appearance

The Weeknd and rapper Belly canceled their Jimmy Kimmel Live performance set for Wednesday night (May 25) in Hollywood.

The 26-year-old singer and 32-year-old rapper did not want to appear on the same episode as Presidential hopeful Donald Trump, who was also a guest that night.

“I feel like the way I was raised was to be able to see through all the titles in this world – from religion to race,” Belly told AP. “I just didn’t want to feel like I was a part of a celebration for somebody who has beliefs that [the] majority of us don’t agree with.”

You can watch Trump‘s interview below.

Donald Trump on Jimmy Kimmel Live 5/25/16

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  • Camden Coxon

    Good for him. Not enough people stand by their convictions.

  • lshelton22

    Good!

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  • Shivani Yadav

    This dude gets more and more likable!

  • Contessa De Blunge

    really brave and coherent. do respect them as artists

  • Contessa De Blunge

    really brave and coherent. do respect them as artists

  • :)

    Typical of most liberals…….tolerant of everyone except if you disagree.

  • http://theenchantedboudoir.blogspot.it/ #TEB Crew

    Good statement, i like him even more now

  • Alphonse

    It’s hard for ‘liberals’ to tolerate people who espouse almost Nazi views…very hard….because of where it leads…..I don’t recall fair-minded people ever killing/hurting anyone. This guy hasn’t suggesting boycotting he simply does not wish to celebrate views he finds abhorrent.

  • cutitout

    What did he do that was “intolerant”???? Some things are and should be intolerable, like sexism, racism, etc…You know, all the things Donald Trump has decided to build his political career on. Why don’t conservatives get that? Sheesh, always trying to play the victim when its their beliefs and policies that are doing ALL the victimizing.

  • http://notly.ru/ Mapгapитa Бaбoвниковa

    but he could perform and say his opinion in the same episode while Trump’s voters watching.

    It’s like quitting twitter because Trump is using it too.

  • http://notly.ru/ Mapгapитa Бaбoвниковa

    but he could perform and say his opinion in the same episode while Trump’s voters watching.

    It’s like quitting twitter because Trump is using it too.

  • http://notly.ru/ Mapгapитa Бaбoвниковa

    avoiding making statement is not statement.

  • Ash

    Ikr? To lose a gig because of Trump or anybody is really stupid.

  • jane

    the weekend will be gone in about a year. he shouldn’t be passing up anything, he isn’t big enough to let gigs go

  • devvv

    His CD went triple platinum. He won 2 Grammys this year and was nominated for an Oscar. Just because you don’t listen to him and he’s not in the news like the Kardashians, doesn’t mean he isn’t big.

  • FerCat

    It’s like defending a child rapist in court. I guess.

  • Curt Noydb

    So an anti-American, super rich celebrity that promotes racism, flag burning and police assassinations doesn’t like Trump? Hmmmm maybe Trump is so bad after all. Notice he didn’t name himself after a “work day”. He must adore and worship at the altar of obama.

  • Arx

    So an anti-American, super rich celebrity that promotes racism, flag burning and police assassinations doesn’t like The Weeknd? Hmmmm maybe The Weeknd isn’t so bad after all. Notice he didn’t name himself after a “sane person”. He must adore and worship at the altar of Hitler.***

  • Curt Noydb

    Wow..that your best? Just as unoriginal as the stars you worship. Why the “weekend” all the “lil-” gone. I understand….he is black so yo have to love him….afraid of losing your Liberal” status card

  • HG

    Hmm? I’m sure the weeknd will be the first to run to the White House after he wins , and let’s face it folks he’s gonna win. This is a case of more liberal Celebs acting scared and making threats like leaving the USA if trump wins RME, I’m sure it will egg on more violence by barberic protesters who can’t make their voices heard without hurting others and cheering when an animal gets hurt . Anyway kimmel had killer ratings last night and I’m sure no one cried about the weeknd not being there!!

  • HG

    Seriously? Stop bringing hitler in all this it’s just wrong !!!

  • HG

    People didnt seem to care really that the weeknd was not there.

  • Dee

    its not like quitting twitter…and he is having his say by not going when trump is on.

  • Dee

    yes it is, and if you don’t understand that….SAD!

  • Dee

    just calling a spade a spade… stop being so PC….

  • http://notly.ru/ Mapгapитa Бaбoвниковa

    “i don’t want to perform” is not statement. it’s a notification.

  • http://notly.ru/ Mapгapитa Бaбoвниковa

    trump is on everywhere, in usa, on earth.

    what the difference who is the other guest on a show?
    it could be amazing opportunity to change some lyrics and make a statement.

  • Mike1288

    I do not get it they didn’t ask you to endorse him they were booking him for a job which was to sing. He could have given his political opinions. I do not agree with people not discussing their differences and think it’s close minded. You do not change peoples minds if you do not talk to them and educate them or provide them a different perspective.

  • Gina

    There are many Republicans who don’t like Trump, so lets not make generalizations here, buddy.

  • Arx

    Of course you make it about race.

  • Arx

    A Trump supporter who’s concerned with political correctness. You should be ashamed of yourself.

  • Shannon Anderson

    He’s not winning that’s a joke lmao

  • Shannon Anderson

    What a D&”% I love BLACK MEN..LMAO had enough of YOUR KIND. Married a great HARDWORKING, SMART, BLACK MAN.. yep, he’s a great father to his WHITE step son, since his father don’t bother. And why my comments matters,. I’m sick of white people and their stereotypes. You all should be gassed. Yep I said it. 😘😋 🙌 Have a WONDERFUL DAY

  • Shannon Anderson

    Matter*

  • Shannon Anderson

    People are stupid! He’s been around and his music is GGGRREEEATTTTTTT! Yes that’s my Tony tiger voice 🙌

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