The actor has long been one of the most demonstrably rightwing stars in the predominantly liberal enclave of Hollywood – his chat with the president is the least of it
In the age of celebrity “cancel culture”, few are truly cancelled for ever – most just sit it out until the internet forgets, whereupon they can be cancelled again on exactly the same charges. Just ask the actor Vince Vaughn, who was once again the object of public scorn after a viral video on Twitter showed him acting all chummy with Donald Trump at an American football game in Louisiana.
Sharing a private box, the two men were spotted shaking hands and conversing, prompting a flurry of online condemnation, with many of the incensed going so far as to renounce their Vaughn fandom. “I don’t need a Wedding Crashers sequel any more,” one recovering admirer stated: strong words indeed.