Cher, Bette Midler, Moby & More React to Former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Found Guilty on Eight Counts

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Paul Manafort speaks during a Bloomberg Politics interview on the sidelines of the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland on July 18, 2016. 

Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was found guilty on Tuesday (Aug. 21) on eight counts of financial crime, including five tax fraud charges, one charge of hiding foreign bank accounts and two counts of bank fraud.

Judge T.S. Ellis declared a mistrial on 10 charges, where jurors were unable to reach a verdict. Manafort currently faces a maximum of 80 years in prison.

Trumper former lawyer Michael Cohen also pleaded guilty to counts of campaign finance violations, band fraud and tax fraud.

As expected, celebrities flooded Twitter with thoughts upon hearing the news. See below for some of the best responses, including Cher, Bette Midler and Moby.


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