- Macaulay Culkin supports the digital editing out of Donald Trump from Home Alone 2
- Macaulay Culkin portrayed the character of the naughty boy named Kevin McCallister in the comedy
- Trump made a cameo appearance when Kevin asked him for directions in the popular movie
Macaulay Culkin has showed his support to the online petition calling for the removal of Donald Trump's scene in Home Alone 2.
Macaulay played the role of a naughty boy called Kevin McCallister in the 1992 Christmas comedy. The petition calls for the outgoing US president's cameo appearance to be digitally replaced by Culkin, 40.
In the movie, a young Macaulay runs into Trump at the Plaza Hotel in New York City and asks him for directions to the lobby. Macaulay wants Trump to be edited out of the film following last week's chaos at the Capitol.
A tweep @rachellobaugh took to Twitter on 10 January recently and posted:
"Petition to digitally replace Trump in 'Home Alone 2' with 40-year-old Macaulay Culkin."
Macaulay replied on 12 January:
Tweeps have shared mixed reactions to the petition, calling for the digital removal of Trump from the popular movie. Check out some of their comments below:
"I think that's going a little too far... I don't like Trump but come on man, don't erase history because you don't like something or someone."
"This is absolutely ridiculous men!!! So ridiculous that we're going to listen to Macaulay Culkin now?"
"I cannot stand Trump. But this is just crazy. It's not as if it is a new release."
"I’m sorry this is hilarious, he did say if he lost the election we would never see him again."
"Please! It would make the movie fully enjoyable. He doesn’t deserve to be in it."
In other news, YEN.com.gh recently reported that the outgoing United States President Donald Trump has for the first time said he will leave office come January 20, promising an orderly transition of power.
Trump's sentiments came after the US Congress affirmed the Electoral College win of President-elect Joe Biden. According to CNN, the Republican said he will leave office although expressing reservations on the election outcome.
"Even though I totally disagree with the outcome of the election, and the facts bear me out, nevertheless there will be an orderly transition on January 20th," said Trump.
The outspoken head of state reiterated his earlier claims of electoral thievery vowing to continue with his fight to ensure that only legal votes were counted.