After leaving the White Home, President Donald Trump may lose his SAG card, too
The Display screen Actors Guild mentioned Tuesday that the SAG-AFTRA board voted “overwhelmingly” that there’s possible trigger that Trump violated its tips for membership. The fees, the guild mentioned, are for Trump‘s function within the Capitol riot on January 6, “and in sustaining a reckless campaign of misinformation aimed at discrediting and ultimately threatening the safety of journalists, many of whom are SAG-AFTRA members.”
If discovered responsible by a disciplinary committee, Trump faces expulsion.
Trump has been a SAG member since 1989. His credit embody “The Apprentice,” “Saturday Night Live” and plenty of cameos in movies and TV sequence together with “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York,” “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and “Sex in and City.”
The SAG board acted in response to a request from Gabrielle Carteris, the guild’s president.
“Donald Trump attacked the values that this union holds most sacred — democracy, fact, respect for our fellow People of all races and faiths, and the sanctity of the free press,” mentioned Carteris in an announcement. “There’s a straight line from his wanton disregard for the truth to the attacks on journalists perpetrated by his followers.”
A White Home spokesman did not instantly reply to a request for remark Tuesday.
Shedding SAG membership does not disqualify anybody from performing. However most main productions abide by union contracts and rent solely union actors.
On-line petitions have just lately circulated to have Trump faraway from some movies. One is attempting to rally assist to have President-elect Joe Biden digitally substituted for Trump in “Home Alone 2.”