Latino Comedy Legend Paul Rodriguez Getting DEATH THREATS For His Support Of Donald Trump
Paul Rodriguez is a pretty funny man and a smart person to boot.
Not saying this due to his support of President Trump although that definitely is a contributing factor. He seems to be more of a big picture guy that most people in the entertainment industry.
He isn’t the type that would for example break up a several decade friendship like so many in Hollywood are seemingly willing to do. Agree to disagree is a notion of thought that is lost on far too many Americans these days.
If there is one thing about a person that you don’t like that you otherwise would have no other problems with it makes no sense to suddenly dislike that person.
But we live in a very reactionary society these days where people will with the blink of an eye wish the most horrible of things on you for not agreeing with them on every minor detail of everything
Actor-comedian Paul Rodriguez, one of the original Latin Kings of Comedy, said last Thursday that he’s received death threats after publicly stating his support for President Donald Trump.
Speaking to TMZ outside the Laugh Factory, the iconic comedy club on the Sunset Strip, Rodriquez was unapologetic about his support for the administration and said he welcomes differences of opinion about politics.
“If you disagree with me, it doesn’t mean we can’t be friends,” the Mexican funnyman said. “I received some cowards threatening my life. It’s sad that people think like that when you disagree with their politics.”
The a.k.a Pablo star said he is facing blow back after praising President Trump’s border policies in an interview with TMZ earlier November. “I agree that America should protect its borders,” Rodriquez told the outlet at the time, before boarding a flight at LAX for South Korea. “You can’t let everyone in.”
Fast forward to last week, Rodriguez said of his initial interview voicing support for the president: “Even as I did that interview I knew it’d have repercussions … but I stand by what I say.”
The funnyman, who heads up the California Latino Water Coalition, chided the Obama administration for ignoring his group’s requests to fix the ever-growing water issues facing the Golden States and said it was President Trump who stepped up with solutions. “We asked Mr. Obama for eight years to come and see about our problem. He didn’t. Donald Trump opened up the water pipes six months ago. I’m not going to be grateful about that?”
In October, President Trump ordered federal agencies to expedite environmental reviews of the major water delivery systems in California, including two of the state’s largest projects on the Klamath and Columbia rivers.