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Lea DeLaria: ‘We have an idiot that is the president of the United States’

Lea DeLaria: ‘We have an idiot that is the president of the United States’

Lea Delaria

Lea DeLaria had a winning night at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday (29 January) but out actress the also had other things on her mind besides showbiz prizes.

His name is Donald Trump.

‘We have an idiot for president of the United States and I do not stand behind this idiot,’ the Orange is the New Black actress said on the red carpet.

DeLaria was among the stars at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles who were asked to comment on Trump’s controversial immigration travel ban that critics say unfairly targets Muslims.

She also has concerns about First Lady Melania Trump who is the US president’s third wife.

‘I just want to say Melania, honest, as a feminist I’m worried about you,’ she said.

‘Just give me a sign if you need me to rescue you.’

DeLaria and her castmates won the SAG Award for outstanding comedy series ensemble beating out the casts of Veep, The Big Bang Theory,Black-ish, and Modern Family.