Hollywood legend Robert De Niro mentioned at his Los Angeles film premiere for `The Comedian’, that he is still `depressed’ about Donald Trump’s victory in the US Presidential elections last week.
He has also indicated support for the people to `absolutely’ protest in the event that `things are not being done right’.
Some may recall the video released by the Oscar-winning actor last month opposing Mr Trump in favor of Hillary Clinton, in which he mentioned he wanted to ‘ punch him in the face’ .
‘We have to just wait and see how things go. We have to keep our eyes open and (be) ever vigilant on the government.’ He went on to say
What may also be depressing De Niro is that he feels he has to back down in his threat to punch Mr Trump because he is now President.
‘ I can’t do that now. I have to respect the position’ . He told US chat show host Jimmy Kimmel,
In the film, The Comedian, the 73 year old De Niro plays an ageing comic struggling in modern times. He was joined at the premiere event by his co-stars Leslie Mann, Danny De Vito and De Vito’s daughter Lucy, as well as Dame Helen Mirren and her husband Taylor Hackford, who directed the film.