Actress Alyssa Milano doesn’t know why she’s getting so much hate after being slammed for showing up at a border detention center in a “chauffeured luxury car.”
The liberal activist was called out on social media after a car service delivered her to the facility to visit migrant children at the border. Her luxury ride and smartphone in hand were a blatant example of “peak 2019 Hollywood ‘activism,'” one Twitter user shared.
The actress became the target of mockery following the news as MRCTV Managing Editor Brittany Hughes wondered if Milano “brought enough avocado toast and LaCroix for the planned photo-op.”
I still can’t get over @Alyssa_Milano showing up in a chauffeured luxury car with her smartphone to visit poor migrant children. That’s just peak 2019 Hollywood “activism.” I wonder if she brought enough avocado toast and LaCroix for the planned photo-op.
— Brittany Hughes (@RealBrittHughes) June 27, 2019
Milano responded to the backlash with confusion, tweeting that she did not understand why she was being criticized as she had no control over the type of vehicle the car service sent to pick her up. Her comment about a “flip phone” added to her tone-deaf comments.
I’m confused. I am not from here therefore, I took a car service. I had zero control over what kind of car they sent to pick me up. Regardless, does my means of transportation to get to the detention center undermine the devastation I witnessed? Should I have had a flip phone? ? https://t.co/FajAHYq6kB
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) June 27, 2019
The left naturally came to Milano’s defense, unloading in profanity-filled tweets on Hughes and anyone else who dared call out the Hollywood hypocrisy.
“Rental cars and smartphones are SO HOLLYWOOD” reports this tweet from, I guess, 2002
— Seth Abramson (@SethAbramson) June 27, 2019
As opposed to Melanoma and her “I don’t care” jacket; right, John?
— Demon Deacon (@TrvlPrst) June 27, 2019
It doesn’t matter what you say or do Alyssa, some people will attack you for it. It’s because you’re effective. Just keep doing what you are doing.
— Nick Knudsen ?? (@DemWrite) June 28, 2019
In typical fashion, the argument turned to attack President Trump – or in this case, inexplicably, first lady Melania Trump.
And she did it all without Gold Digging, like Melania!! Conservatives HATE it when liberals are better at capitalism than they are.
— Carlos Alazraqui (@carlosalazraqui) June 27, 2019
Why would you attack Melania Trump over this tweet? Dude, therapy … get some.
— The?FOO (@PolitiBunny) June 28, 2019
Milano posted her conspiracy theory-filled video from the Homestead migrant detention center in Florida on Friday, asking “What are they hiding?” when she wasn’t allowed to just casually drop in. Wonder what these left-wing activists would say if people decided to make unannounced and unauthorized visits to schools and day care centers with children?
I went to #Homestead, the detention center where the Trump administration is holding THOUSANDS of children indefinitely. I tried to get in on a community visit to see the conditions. I wasn’t allowed in. What are they hiding? pic.twitter.com/zgwtYlraOV
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) June 28, 2019
But Milano’s hypocrisy and activism, like that of her Hollywood cohorts, continued to draw backlash on Twitter.
I wonder where all this activism was at when Obama put the kids in those cages. Let’s not forget those that died trying to enter the border illegally through the Rio Grande also during Obama’s 8 years. So she only cares about the border issue now that Pres Trump is pres.
— Anita Strickland (@99Cruisegirl) June 28, 2019
I was never confused. I’m not “from there” either, but I drove myself, in my pickup truck to the border. When I got there I met the #BorderPatrol @RSScott_BP252 & Crew. They were an amazing group & very hard working people. They opened my eyes to the crisis there. #BeInformed ?
— Kristy Swanson (@KristySwansonXO) June 29, 2019
Did Alyssa meet w/ and talk with BP agents to learn about the crisis or did she just stage a video/photo op? We live here and see thru their political propaganda. They come here for a couple hours, pretend they care, jerk off to likes/RTs, go home, get paid. #Peak2019Hustle
— Nurse Meds2Peds (@AZLongof4) June 29, 2019
Nah she would rather spit lies and falsehoods to further push an agenda. I grew in a border town Brownsville Texas to be exact in the 80’s, 90’s, and early 2000’s. It was a problem then and it’s a problem now. But no one wanted to believe Trump when he said it years ago.
— Joshua Morris (@jam318105) June 29, 2019
The point is she didn’t accomplish a fucking thing other than a photo op virtue signalling. Why was she there, anyway? What possible good can a bunch of camera hogging celebs do ‘visiting’ immigration centers? Like they don’t have enough probs, they have to deal with this dimwit
— ChiefWahoo (@eCommerce_Guy) June 28, 2019
She “called a service and had no control over the car”. When you call a limo service, they send a limo. You don’t have control over the make/model.
She could’ve called Uber or Lyft but that wouldn’t have all eyes on the car anxious to see who’s getting out of it. No attention. ?
— ?????? ?.?. ?? (@EnigmaOfCatch22) June 29, 2019
Since she’s a liberal and is concerned about climate change she shouldn’t of taken the car she should’ve ridden a bicycle
— Dan Sabbah (@DanRSabbah) June 29, 2019
On her way to the border,she passed 1000s of homeless Americans,for a photo op with illegals that bombed.
— deme (@deme138) June 29, 2019
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