Famed actor Robert De Niro is continuing apace his crusade against that commander-in-chief he loves to hate, Republican President Donald Trump.
And this time it appears De Niro is going all out.
That's right. Ol' Bobby has banned Trump from Nobu — the high-end sushi restaurant and hotel chain De Niro founded with acclaimed Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, the actor said in an interview with the Daily Mail.
And as you might expect, De Niro added that he'd promptly exit any restaurant that Trump entered.
“I don’t care what he likes. If he walked into a restaurant I was in — I’d walk out,” De Niro told the outlet.
But the chef has different ideas, apparently.
“It’s my dream for Trump to sit next to Bob," Nobu added. "To make them sushi!”
There are 39 Nobu restaurants/resorts around the world, including 15 in the U.S., the Washington Times reported.
In fact, one of them is just two miles from the White House, the Times noted. Will Trump challenge the ban? Stay tuned...
What else has De Niro been saying?
- Late last month De Niro took the stage on the closing night of his Tribeca Film Festival and blasted Trump — as well as Republicans — with expletives.
- “I’m not so much concerned about Republicans believing Trump’s bellowing bulls**t about fake news,” De Niro said, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “They’re not that stupid, most of them, but they’re pretty f***ing stupid.”
- At the start of the film festival, De Niro told journalists that “America is being run by a mad man” and compared Trump to “Colonel Sanders’ fried chicken,” IndieWire reported.
- He added to the gathered media representatives that “your job is difficult enough without being attacked by our low-life-in-chief. That’s the new name I have for him,” IndieWire reported.
- De Niro also called Trump a “scumbag” earlier in April during an interview about the festival.
- And most notable of all, a month prior to the 2016 presidential election De Niro called Trump "a punk, he’s a dog, he’s a pig, he’s a con, a bulls**t artist, a mutt who doesn’t know what he’s talking about.”
- “It makes me so angry that this country has gotten to this point that this fool, this bozo, has wound up where he has,” De Niro added at the time. “He talks how he’d like to punch people in the face? Well, I’d like to punch him in the face.”
- Interestingly, after Trump beat Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, De Niro offered to the president-elect: “I would only say that we’re all hoping, waiting and hoping, that he will lead the country in a way that’ll benefit everyone and benefit our neighbors around the world.”