'Silicon Valley' Co-Stars Harassed by Donald Trump Supporters at L.A. Bar

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Kumail Nanjiani (left) and Thomas Middleditch

After being called "cucks," Kumail Nanjiani and Thomas Middleditch shared the details of Friday's incident on their Twitter feeds.

Silicon Valley stars Kumail Nanjiani and Thomas Middleditch were called "cucks" and harassed by Donald Trump supporters while out at a bar Friday night in Los Angeles.

The co-stars took to Twitter on Saturday morning to recount the incident, explaining how "two white dudes" in their twenties approached the stars of the HBO comedy to say their opinions about the president-elect are wrong. The pair, who were out in L.A.'s Silver Lake area, were then called "cucks," a term that Middleditch describes as an "Alt right term. Look it up, it's not positive." 

Middleditch shared Wikipedia's definition of "cuck," which is short for "cuckservative," a term being used among alt-right conservatives to describe someone who is weak and who has "bought into the key premises of the left."

The actor described the word as "the new term Trump bigots use." (See below.)

Nanjiani went on to share that the bar kicked the Trump supporters out. "This happened at a bar in LA surrounded by ppl. I can't imagine what it must be like to be someone who looks like me in other parts," he writes. "We can't let hate/racism/bigotry/sexism be normalized. If something happens, be safe, but let it be known we won't stand for this."

He ends by tweeting, "In short, Im cuck af." 

Middleditch also shared details of the incident on his Twitter feed, where he engaged in back-and-forth conversation with other Twitter users about the rhetoric.

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