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Ava DuVernay Defends Hamilton Cast From Donald Trump


AVA DUVERNAY has spoken out on behalf of the cast of Hamilton, in light of Donald Trump’s recent comments condemning the cast for their treatment of Vice President-elect, Mike Pence.

Pence, who attended a showing of Hamilton on Nov 18, was met with boos from the crowd due to his attendance. This prompted a retort from Donald Trump, where he demanded that the cast apologise to Pence and sparked the hashtag #BoycottHamilton.

DuVernay tweeted Trump, saying: “Artists will never apologize for speaking truth to power. Keep asking. Keep getting put in your place. It’s on.”

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