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Hollywood elitist uses dead mother to bash Trump's America on Mother's Day

Director Joss Whedon tweets on Mother's Day that he's glad his mother is dead and that she isn't alive to witness what the country has become. (Ben Gabbe/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

Joss Whedon, a famous Hollywood director, writer and producer, took to Twitter Sunday — also Mother's Day — to bash what America has become under President Donald Trump by stating he's glad his mother isn't alive to witness it.

"Today I gratefully give my mother the gift of having been dead for 25 years and not having to see what a tub of f**kery our country's become," Whedon tweeted.

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Whedon is known for his work in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Angel," "Toy Story, "Cabin in the Woods" and other various movies and television shows. He is an avowed atheist and liberal, supporting Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) in the last presidential election cycle, although Warren never ran.

Given that Sunday is Mother's Day in America, a day where everyone celebrates their mother, Whedon's negative and politically charged tweet was quick to earn the stern rebuke of Twitter.

Many blamed Whedon's tweet on an over-politicized America:

This isn't the first time Whedon has found himself in a bit of controversy. In fact, since Trump became president, Whedon as found himself mired in some sort of controversy quite a few times.

Just one week before Trump's inauguration in January, Whedon tweeted that he hopes House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is murdered by a rhino. He also stirred up controversy last month when he mocked a teenage cancer survivor's appearance after she met with Republicans.

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