Bethenny Frankel Faces Backlash After Calling Anti-Trump Protests 'Moronic'
As thousands of Hillary Clinton supporters took to the streets across the country to protest President-Elect Donald Trump on Wednesday night, Bethenny Frankel took to Twitter to slam those complaining about the election results
As thousands of Hillary Clinton supporters took to the streets across the country to protest President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday night, the 46-year-old reality star took to Twitter to slam those demonstrating.
“Crazy to bully and badger over the election,” she wrote. “We and the media nominated them and we had the right to vote for either.
“This protesting is moronic,” Frankel continued. “What is the government going to say? ‘Just kidding. Do over?’ ”
“She won New York so no reason to burn our city to the ground,” she added. “Cursing and screaming and fighting and burning flags is not productive right now… I’m sorry — processing grief and frustration is one thing. This is another.”
Frankel also criticized a commenter who backed the angry voters, explaining to the Skinnygirl mogul that she might not understand the protester’s feelings as “multimillionaire white women haven’t exactly been the focus of [Trump’s] vitriol for over a year.”
“You look mighty white to me,” she told him.
“Snuggling with my peanut and my puppies tonight is my peaceful transition,” she said.
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Anti-Trump protesters swarmed the streets of several major U.S. cities on Wednesday night following Tuesday’s election.
New York City, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Seattle, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, Atlanta and several other cities saw major turnout from protesters who opposed the outcome of the election.
In New York, protestors began in Union Square, then marched up Fifth Avenue to Trump Tower, where the President-elect lives.
By late Wednesday night into early Thursday morning the number of protesters in the Big Apple rose to about 100,000 — and were likely to last through the night.