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PoliticsPresident Donald Trump bashes Bette Midler after she apologized for sharing fake quote

10:06  05 june  2019
10:06  05 june  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

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Bette Midler is apologizing after sharing a quote attributed to Donald Trump that was found to be fake . The quote , which was said to come from his 1998 interview Once Bette realized the quote was fake , she responded writing, “I apologize ; this quote turns out to be a fake from way back in ‘15-16.

Bette Midler apologized on Monday after posting a fake quote attributed to Donald Trump where he purportedly disparaged Republican voters in a 1998 People Magazine interview. In addition to her apology , Midler also included a link to the Reno Gazette Journal debunking the quote .

President Donald Trump on Tuesday bashed actor and singer Bette Midler, a frequent sparring partner for the president, after she apologized for sharing a fake quote attributed to Trump in the late 1990s. Trump also used the moment to criticize the media.

"Washed up psycho @BetteMidler was forced to apologize for a statement she attributed to me that turned out to be totally fabricated by her in order to make 'your great president' look really bad," he tweeted. "She got caught, just like the Fake News Media gets caught. A sick scammer!"

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— Bette Midler (@ BetteMidler ) June 3, 2019. Followers of the 73-year-old actress immediately “Why are you circulating a fake quote to your moronic followers?” asked journalist Rita Panahi, to Midler , meanwhile, has never made any secret of her disdain for President Trump and his supporters.

Actress and singer Bette Midler was heavily mocked on Twitter for sharing a fake Trump quote that has already been disproven fairly publicly. After dealing with the blowback from her tweet, Midler deleted it and offered a pathetic apology in which she attacked the president once again .

Trump is currently in London, where the tweet would have been posted around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday local time.

Midler, a frequent harsh critic of Trump, on Sunday tweeted a screenshot of a photo of a young Trump with a quote attributed to him that said: "If I were to run, I’d run as a Republican. They’re the dumbest group of voters in the country. They believe anything on Fox News. I could lie and they’d still eat it up. I bet my numbers would be terrific."

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Bette Midler was a hounded on social media Sunday for tweeting a debunked quote Trump supposedly gave People Magazine in 1998 regarding running for president as a Republican. “If I were to run, I’d run as a Republican. They’re the dumbest group of voters in the country.

Social media trashed actress Bette Midler after she shared an anti- Trump meme that's been proven to be a fake depiction of his remarks. The outlet's Kim LaCapria wrote: Despite People's comprehensive online content archive, we found no interview or profile on Donald Trump in 1998 (or

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"He certainly knew his crowd," Midler tweeted. She has since deleted the tweet.

The quote was debunked as fake in 2015. The statement, which was attributed to a 1998 People Magazine interview, was not found in the archives. In addition, when Trump spoke about running for president in 1999, he would likely run as independent.

Midler on Monday apologized for sharing the fake quote.

"I apologize; this quote turns out to be a fake from way back in ‘15-16. Don’t know how I missed it, but it sounds SO much like him that I believed it was true!" the actor tweeted, linking to a fact check on the quote.

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Actress and vocal Trump hater Bette Midler offered a quasi- apology after she was ripped online for sharing a widely-debunked meme of President Donald Trump with her 1.6 million Twitter followers. Offering her non- apology apology , the actress suggested it was Trump ’s fault she shared the fake

Share on FacebookShare Tweet Email Print. Bette Midler Posts Fake Trump Quote On Sunday, Midler tweeted a since-deleted picture of Trump with a quote . While I was writing this article, Midler deleted her tweet and issued the following apology : “I apologize ; this quote turns out to be a fake

Later Tuesday, Midler tweeted again about Trump's unexpected appearance at a Virginia church on Sunday.

"He actually looks better here! Maybe someone in his camp can gently give him a shiv. I mean, shove," Midler tweeted.

Trump and Midler have been feuding for years, prior to Trump occupying the Oval Office.

Trump in his tweet also took an opportunity to insult the press, saying Midler "got caught, just like the Fake News Media gets caught."

The president has repeatedly criticized the media, often labeling them as "fake news" and the "enemy of the people."

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