Former US president Donald Trump was recently booked and released in Atlanta’s Fulton County jail on 13 charges related to his alleged attempt to overturn the 2020 presidential election in Georgia. This news has sent shockwaves across the country, with people from all walks of life reacting on social media.
Taking to Twitter, Trump himself shared his mugshot, marking his first post on the platform in two years. Alongside the photo, he included a link to his personal website and the message “Election Interference. Never surrender!” This bold move by the former president has elicited a wide range of responses from celebrities and public figures.
Notable personalities such as Mark Hamill, Piers Morgan, and Henry Winkler have taken to social media to express their thoughts on the matter. Mark Hamill, best known for his role as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars, humorously tweeted, “Wonder if he’s tired of winning yet,” adding a pun on his famous catchphrase, “May The Fourth Arrest Be With Him.”
Comedian Kathy Griffin raised questions about Trump’s stated weight and went on to share his booking information with her followers. Meanwhile, comedian Rosie O’Donnell shared an image of a cap with the slogan “MAGA: My a** got arrested,” clearly mocking the former president.
Actor Michael Rapaport kept his reaction simple yet effective, commenting, “HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.” John Cusack described Trump as “petulant and pouting,” capturing the frustration many have towards the former president’s actions.
Piers Morgan, a well-known media personality, claimed that Trump “proudly” shared his mugshot with his followers, indicating a sense of defiance from the former president. Author and poet Seth Abramson criticized Trump’s campaign website for selling merchandise featuring his mugshot, including a T-shirt.
Henry Winkler, renowned for his role as Fonzie on Happy Days, joked about how Trump would use his mugshot to make money, mentioning that a T-shirt featuring the image is already available for purchase. Interestingly, rock band Green Day is also getting in on the action by selling Trump-influenced merchandise, with all proceeds being donated to charity.
The news of Trump’s booking and the subsequent reactions from prominent personalities has sparked a lively debate on social media. As the controversy continues to unfold, it remains to be seen how this will impact Trump’s political future and the ongoing discussions surrounding the 2020 election.
In the midst of it all, one thing is clear: Donald Trump’s arrest has become a hot topic of discussion, capturing the attention of people from all walks of life and even inspiring some creative merchandise for a good cause.
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