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You would think Hollywood would show restraint, but they have decided to celebrate the death of a prominent figure in the American conservative movement – Rush Limbaugh.
The titanic American right-wing communicator died this week of terminal lung cancer received high praise and condolences from many people; from an ordinary citizen to the 45th President Donald Trump (whom he supported in the 2016 primaries) felt his departure.
But for Hollywood, that’s too much decency. Actors like John Cusack, George Takei, Bette Midler took to their social media accounts to express their happiness at the death of a man who did them no wrong.
On the side of Amber Tamblyn who participated in The Hoop and made a brief appearance in Django Unchained, wrote: “RIP Rush, rot in Purgatory”.
For his part, actor David Cross, also known for his supporting roles in series and movies expressed his joy at Limbaugh’s death and wrote “cancer killedthe cancer.”
Actor John Cusack, recently known more for his comments concerning the 45th President Donald Trump, also rode the Hollywood wave and tweeted “Never speak ill of the dead -the poet tells us- but the truth demands the recognition of some facts – besides Murdock – [referring to Rupert Murdoch, founder of Fox News], there has been no more destructive a practitioner of the big lie for profit in US history.”
Hellboy actor Rob Perlman, decided to impersonate the demon once again (in his words) and “having spent so much time in Hades” expressed his “deepest sympathies to the poor devil who will no doubt have to spend the rest of eternity with Rush Limbaugh.”
Abracadabra actress Bette Midler couldn’t help herself either and hinted that Rush Limbaugh would be in hell. “Rush Limbaugh has gone to his reward. I bet he’s hot.”
Star Trek actor George Takei also took to Twitter to say that “I guess I’m grateful that he [Limbaugh] lived long enough to see Trump defeated by Biden.”
Billy Baldwin, brother of Alec Baldwin invited Limbaugh to “enjoy hell.”
Luke Null, a former member of Saturday Night Live said that Rush Limbaugh “already started a radio show in Hell and is ranting about how the devil should shut the fiery gates because all these OUTSIDERS are ruining everything!”
Saving Private Ryan actor, Adam Goldberg, said Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-KY) tweet praising Limbaugh was “by far the lowest” he has read about Limbaugh.
Rafael Valera, Venezuelan, student of Political Science, political exile in São Paulo, Brazil since 2017 // Rafael Valera, venezolano, es estudiante de Ciencias Políticas y exiliado político en São Paulo, Brasil desde 2017