Former 'Chicago PD' Actress Sophia Bush Reacts to Trump vs. Chrissy Teigen Twitter Controversy

Tichafa Chidzonga
Sep 13, 2019
04:00 A.M.
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In the aftermath of the Twitter feud between President Donald Trump and Chrissy Teigen, celebrities are joining in to criticize the president for his remarks. Sophia Bush, gives her view on the feud.


Shortly after the airing of "MSNBC: A Town Hall" about criminal justice on Sunday night, President Donald Trump tweeted his frustrations about the special. 

Arguing that the show failed to give him and the senators within the Republican Party, the acknowledgment they deserve for their role in criminal justice reform, he attacks the celebrities featured in the special calling them boring he says:

"....musician @johnlegend, and his filthy mouthed wife, are talking now about how great it is - but I didn't see them around when we needed help getting it passed. "Anchor" @LesterHoltNBC doesn't even bring up the subject of President Trump or the Republicans when talking about..."


Teigen admitted to Ellen DeGeneres that she was shocked and a bit emotional when she saw the tweets. But in response, she tweeted a series of witty comebacks that had the Twitterverse praising her for standing up to the president.


Former Chicago P.D. star, Sophia Bush spoke to PEOPLE, in support of Teigen. Questioning Trump's state of mind and accusing him of associating with dictators she adds:

"His propensity for attacking powerful outspoken women — and in particular, powerful outspoken women of color — is reprehensible. I'm like, Mom, dad, can you please come get the babysitter? He's horrible!"

Sophia has never held back sharing her political views on twitter, she has always kept a critical eye on Trump's activities. Responding to Trump and Teigen feuds over the weekend, she retweeted:

"Picking a fight with Chrissy Teigen to make everyone forget you randomly tried meet with the Taliban to make everyone forget you drew on a weather map with a sharpie to make everyone forget you."


According to CNN, Trump's former communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, who has renounced the president, speaks about the twitter feud saying:

"Have any of the other presidents in recent history, modern history, gone after their private citizens whether they're celebrities or not celebrities? [For] the last two and a half years this guy has acted like a bully, crazy person against his fellow citizens."

Despite Trump's accusations against NBC, it has been noted that the special did acknowledge Trump's role in signing the First Step Act, a criminal justice reform measure put into law a year ago.

The episode featured an inmate freed by the law called First Step Act.