'Veep's' Timothy Simons Schools Trump Supporters on Hollywood "Elitism"

"TV and Film employ top to bottom any goddamned thing you want to be in the world... Most of which are union jobs. Wages which you can raise a family on."
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Veep's Timothy Simons offered up a lesson to Donald Trump and his like-minded supporters on the "elitist" population of Hollywood on Sunday.

After Meryl Streep's rousing Golden Globes acceptance speech — which Donald Trump fired back on — the co-star of HBO's Julia-Louis Dreyfus-led political comedy grew fed up with the tweets populating his newsfeed.

"Okay. F—k all this. Stop with the f—ing Hollywood elitist 'we don't know hardworking americans' bullshit," he tweeted to critics claiming Streep's speech was out of touch.

In response to an accusation from a user that Hollywood elites "wouldn't know average, every day hard-working Americans if we bit them in the ass," Simons rattled off his father, mother, small business-owner sister, aunt, uncle and cousin as his wife as examples of hard-working Americans in Hollywood.

In a series of 10 tweets, he continued to list off the every day, hard-working jobs employed by Hollywood.

"Yes there are actors in TV and Film. But there are also: Truck drivers. Electricians. Carpenters. Painters. Security Guards," he tweeted.

He also named graphic designers, set designers, accountants, assistants, welders, costumers and catering positions.

"TV and Film employ top to bottom any goddamned thing you want to be in the world," he posted, adding, "Most of which are union jobs. Wages which you can raise a family on."

On Veep, Simons plays Congressman Jonah Ryan, an unlikable and unfiltered candidate no one in Selina Meyer's (Dreyfus) White House circle ever thought would get elected. He ended up pulling off a stunning victory by insulting Meyer and appealing to the average American. 

(Sound familiar?)

See Simons' tweets below.

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