Actor Robert De Niro said Friday that president-elect Donald Trump’s victory made him “feel like I did after 9/11,” according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Now the Academy Award winner says he supports the anti-Trump protests springing up across the country.
“Yes, absolutely,” De Niro told Agence France-Presse on Friday when asked if he is in favor of the anti-Trump protests being organized in cities from New York to Oregon. “Things aren’t being done right.”
Anti-Trump protests have taken to the streets, chanting, “Not my president,” every night since Trump’s election.
Asked how he feels after Trump historic victory over Hillary Clinton, De Niro said “How am I doing? I’m very depressed.”
De Niro had been a Clinton supporter throughout the campaign. He co-starred in a celebrity get out the vote video urging Americans to voter for the former Democratic nominee.