Henry Rollins Calls Donald Trump a 'Bored Rich Guy'

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Henry Rollins attends AOL Build Presents Henry Rollins And Jason Krawczyk, "He Never Died" at AOL Studios on Dec. 15, 2015 in New York City. 

Henry Rollins, the tough-guy punk rock veteran, actor and avowed “leftie,” has thrown his support behind Bernie Sanders in the race for the presidency, while taking a pot-shot at the Democrat’s headline grabbing rival -- the “bored rich guy” Donald Trump. 

“I’m not a Trump fan at all, but he will say what’s on his mind. Like, ‘No more Muslims!’” Rollins told the Daily Beast. “You just said that. And of course in this country, a lot of people agree. Trump, one day he held up his cellphone and said, ‘Here’s Lindsey Graham’s number!’ I could not not laugh. That was funny. He would be a disastrous president, but at the same time I don’t think he wants to be president. I think he’s a bored rich guy just being crass.”

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Trump, who has managed to insult Latinos, Mexicans and Muslims during his run for the top job, isn’t short of support from the right. Country legend Kenny Rogers has just come out as a champion for the GOP candidate. 

Rollins admits he shares his political views with him mother. And Sanders would get his vote, though he has reservations over the politician's ability will win over the nation. 

“Oh, he’ll never get elected,” Rollins laughed. “I like him, because I think he’s a straight shooter. I love his progressive ideas about health care, election campaign reform, and foreign policy. I’ve always liked him because he’s honest to a fault. He’s a true statesman.”

He added, “Obviously you can’t sell him to the Midwest or the South. But I just think he’s the best guy running. His concepts are way too radical for America in terms of health care and all that, but I don’t think any of his ideas are threatening. I don’t think any of them would be bad. I don’t think he wants the next war.”

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The ridiculously active Rollins will return to the big screen with a lead role in Jason Krawczyk’s indie horror-comedy He Never Died, in which he plays Jack, a complicated immortal with cannibalistic tendencies.

Rollins isn't all about politics and causes. The former Black Flag and Rollins Band frontman got loaded with Christmas spirit for a recent appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

The showman revealed his light and dark sides for the construction of a gingerbread house. We won’t spoil the fun. Check it out below.


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