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Jim Carrey, Wanda Sykes & Others Support NBC Blackout Of Trump Town Hall, Push Followers To Watch & Amplify ABC’s Joe Biden Event

NBC’s coverage of President Donald Trump in favor of ABC’s Joe Biden event. Outrage sparked as NBC announced that its town hall will air at the same time and date as ABC’s. Upset with the competing coverage, notable figures from entertainment, have stood in solidarity against the NBC special and have urged their followers to do the same.” data-reactid=”28″>Refresh for updates: Tension between Thursday night’s presidential town halls continues to unfold as hoards of Twitter users are calling to boycott NBC’s coverage of President Donald Trump in favor of ABC’s Joe Biden event. Outrage sparked as NBC announced that its town hall will air at the same time and date as ABC’s. Upset with the competing coverage, notable figures from entertainment, have stood in solidarity against the NBC special and have urged their followers to do the same.

“I’m blacking out NBC and MSNBC today! This does not support democracy, this supports a sideshow,” Wanda Sykes wrote on Twitter.

“(Every) TV in my house will be tuned into the Biden town hall,” tweeted Patricia Arquette.

While a handful of stars just used words and hashtags to express their dismay at the situation and support Biden, Jim Carrey took it to another level.

Carrey, who impersonates the Democratic presidential candidate on Saturday Night Live (which airs on NBC), warned his viewers that their time may be better spent watching ABC with an original drawing of Biden.

“There is a black hole on @NBC tonight. Tune in to @ABC at 8pm and watch a decent man deliver a safe way forward for this country,” he tweeted. “You can see the raging howler monkey-in-chief’s delusional and steroid fueled fails later on YouTube and, of course, all white supremacist websites.”” data-reactid=”40″>“There is a black hole on @NBC tonight. Tune in to @ABC at 8pm and watch a decent man deliver a safe way forward for this country,” he tweeted. “You can see the raging howler monkey-in-chief’s delusional and steroid fueled fails later on YouTube and, of course, all white supremacist websites.”

See more Tweets below.

Trump bails on the Town Hall debate with Biden because he didn’t want another ass whupping so NBC decides to air a special episode of, “The Apprentice.” ? Nah. I’m BLACKING OUT NBC and MSNBC today! This does not support democracy, this supports a sideshow.

— Wanda Sykes (@iamwandasykes) October 15, 2020

There is a black hole on @NBC tonight. Tune in to @ABC at 8pm and watch a decent man deliver a safe way forward for this country. You can see the raging howler monkey-in-chief’s delusional and steroid fueled fails later on YouTube and, of course, all white supremacist websites. pic.twitter.com/xrpLnu4N5n

— Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey) October 15, 2020

Ever TV in my house will be tuned into the Biden town hall.

— Patricia Arquette (@PattyArquette) October 15, 2020

Reasons why I’m watching the @JoeBiden Town Hall tonight:

– I believe Black lives *matter*

– I believe abortion is a personal medical decision

– I believe in wearing a mask to protect myself and others during a pandemic

– I believe we deserve better

— Padma Lakshmi (@PadmaLakshmi) October 15, 2020

Tonight, everyone tune in to Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s town hall on ABC at 5pm PST/8pm EST!

— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) October 15, 2020

 

 

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