Vince Vaughn faces major backlash for shaking Donald Trump’s hand at sports game

Vince Vaughn is facing major criticism for shaking Donald Trump ’s hand at an American football game.

A video posted on Twitter shows the Hollywood star acting pally with the US president, sparking outrage on social media.

Vince, 49, was sat alongside Trump and first lady Melania in a private box at the National Championship Game in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The actor was seen shaking hands with the president, before Trump appeared to point to his lanyard.

The video instantly went viral, racking up thousands of views in minutes.

Some social media users were outraged by the pair's friendship, and called for the actor to be "cancelled".


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One person wrote on Twitter: "Jan 13, 2020: the day Vince Vaughn has been canceled."

While another wrote: "Ladies & Gentlemen, I regret to inform you Vince Vaughn is CANCELLED."

A third wrote: "Sad. Vince Vaughn is one of my favorites.

"I always knew he was Republican but this, so gross. I don't need a Wedding Crashers sequel anymore."


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Another person added: “I’m not angry about Vince Vaughn, just profoundly disappointed.

“And I want nothing more to do with him. Once upon a time I found him quite entertaining. Not anymore.”

The video was shared by journalist Timothy Burke, who wrote: "I'm very sorry to have to share this video with you. All of it, every part of it."

But the video was also greeted by praise from Republican supporters.

Former NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch tweeted: “Vince Vaughn is one of my favourites.

“Back off the cancelling, stage five clingers.”

While Buffy the Vampire Slayer actress Kristy Swanson tweeted: “Why are all you Leftist Freaks so Upset & Shocked that Vince would have manners & show respect to Donald Trump?”

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