Donald Trump hit Twitter after seeing his VP-elect being booed while attending the musical ‘Hamilton’. is demanding an apology from the cast. “The Theater must always be a safe and special place,”
Trump tweeted Saturday morning, after videos of the jeering emerged on social media. “The cast of Hamilton was very rude last night to a very good man, Mike Pence. Apologize!”
He also tweeted that Pence was “harassed” by the cast as theatergoers had their “cameras blazing.”
The president-elect’s tweets turned into an all-out duel with members of the “Hamilton” cast.
Our wonderful future V.P. Mike Pence was harassed last night at the theater by the cast of Hamilton, cameras blazing.This should not happen!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 19, 2016
— Brandon Victor Dixon (@BrandonVDixon) November 19, 2016
“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, who left the show in July and was nominated for a Tony Award for playing Alexander Hamilton, tweeted that he was “proud” of Dixon for speaking up.
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) November 19, 2016
Christopher Jackson, who originated the role of George Washington, tweeted that it’s Trump who should apologize following a divisive presidential election.
The countless Americans that have been Insulted, Degraded, Marginalized, Harassed, Intimidated. APOLOGIZE for that! APOLOGIZE for your HATE!
— Christopher Jackson (@ChrisisSingin) November 19, 2016
Do you think it’s fair to harass Pence when he goes to theater?