VIDEO: Donald Trump Slams Cher Over Anti-Romney Comments, Calls Her a 'Loser'
Perhaps nostalgic for the bitter verbal fisticuffs he engaged in with Rosie O’Donnell six years ago, Donald Trump lashed out against Cher on Monday, calling her “miserable” and “somewhat of a loser.”
And, just for good measure, he compared her to O’Donnell, whom he famously called “unattractive,” a “bully” and also a “loser” during a feud that lasted several weeks in 2006.
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Speaking to Greta Van Susteren on the Fox News Channel, Trump said of Cher: “I’ve watched her over the years, I knew her a little bit and, you know, she reminds me of Rosie with slightly more talent. Not much more talent, but slightly more talent.”
Trump was specifically responding to Cher’s headline-grabbing political musings last week when she tweeted: “If ROMNEY gets elected I don’t know if I can breathe same air as Him & his Right Wing Racist Homophobic Women Hating Tea Bagger Masters.”
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Trump already tweeted his reaction to Cher’s tweet -- “@Cher attached @MittRomney. She is an average talent who is out of touch with reality. Like @ Rosie O’Donnell, a total loser!" – but he renewed the attack on TV Monday.
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“You resurrected Rosie into the fight by calling her a total loser. She wasn’t even in this fight,” Van Susteren said to Trump, whom she was interviewing via telephone.
“Well, I likened her to Rosie as a loser,” Trump said. “But, you know, I understand Cher, and Cher is somewhat of a loser. She’s lonely, she’s unhappy, she’s very miserable, and her sound-enhanced and computer-enhanced music doesn’t do it for me, believe me.”