Celebs blast MAGA 'cowards' as Avengers star Chris Evans says BLM protest would have been ‘carnage’

CELEBS have blasted MAGA "cowards" for the outrageous ransacking of the Capitol which left four dead and dozens arrested.

And many stars were quick to point out they believe the response from the authorities would have been very different if the rioters had been black. 

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Captain America actor Chris Evans tweeted: "I'm speechless. Just think of the carnage had they not been white. So many people enabled this."

Actress Sarah Jessica Parker branded those involved in the huge siege "cowards" who should now be ashamed of themselves.

The Sex and the City star wrote: "Unimaginable. Disgraceful. Shocking. But no surprise.

"So many to hold responsible. You know who you are. You dismissed the violent, divisive, cruel rhetoric.

"You made excuses. Cowards He/you are not leaders. We will try to re-build. You will try to live with yourselves."

Khloe Kardashian labelled the out-of-control Trump supporters who stormed the Senate as the "epitome of white privilege".

Four people died and 52 were arrested after a mob of Trump supporters charged into the Capitol in a doomed bid to overturn Joe Biden's victory.

The National Guard swooped to the scene as the city of Washington was plunged into lockdown.

Khloetweeted: "The epitome of white privilege! How disturbing!!! I am sick to my stomach!"



The star asked her 28.9million followers to "pray for America" while the "despicable chaos" unfolded.

Actor Armie Hammer stormed: "Reported shots fired inside the house chambers.

"This is why we can't have nice things, you f***ing mouth breathers who stormed the capital.

"It's a good thing this wasn't a BLM rally or else these a******s would have actual riot police to deal with."

Pink tweeted: "As a United States Citizen, and the daughter of two veterans, and the sister of another, I am ashamed of what is happening in Washington.

"Hypocrisy, shame, Embarrassment. Unpatriotic hypocritical sheep drinking poison Kool aid. This a sad day for America."

Her husband, Carey Hart, added: "So, tell me again how Trump supporters are peaceful and law abiding? Asking for a friend."




Filmmaker Ava DuVernay shared a clip of the chaos, writing: "The language of white supremacy is a language of cowardice disguised as dominance."

Some stars called for the impeachment of President Trump – whose social media accounts were suspended amid a series of unfounded outbursts.

And Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ex-wife and journalist Maria Shriver tweeted the Republic party needed to start fresh and reject Mr Trump.

Actor Josh Gad wrote: "Is there any single reason Donald Trump is not in handcuffs at this very moment?

"If any other American incited thousands into storming the Capitol Building, they would already be behind bars."

Journalist and TV host Piers Morgan tweeted a picture of a protester holding the confederate flag in the halls of power.

He penned: "So many appalling images from last night’s mayhem in USA but nothing worse than this.

"President Trump’s shameful legacy will now be that a confederate flag was raised inside the US Capitol building for the first time ever. It didn’t happen even during the Civil War. Horrifying."




Horror writer Stephen King called for the president to diffuse the situation by admitting he lost to Joe Biden.

“The only thing that might stop this is for Donald Trump to concede the election,” he wrote.

Superstar singer Stevie Wonder tweeted: "It is time for the leaders of this country to invoke the 25th Amendment.

"Isn't it obvious? Today has made me sad with disbelief with what is happening in my country, a country that has inspired my songs of hope and love.

"I am heartbroken and astounded that this narcissistic and dangerous president would put lives in danger and encourage violent sedition against our government.

"That man is no longer able to serve as President because he can't accept defeat. Can we afford 2 more weeks? I say NO!"

Meanwhile, Selena Gomez and Sacha Baron Cohen accused social media giants of failing to combat the spread of online hate.

Cardi B was among many who highlighted the contrast between the violent protests and the way BLM protests were handled over the summer.

She tweeted: "The irony is pretty funny………weren't people just wild animals in the summer for demanding justice and now? [thinking face emojis]……Let me just watch."

Actor Ashton Kutcher hit out at those protesters who believed they were standing up for the US.



He wrote: "Support the peaceful transition of power!!!!!!!! That's being a patriot!(sic)."

Avengers star Mark Ruffalo – a Democrat – posted: "Imagine if this was our side. There would be rivers of our blood in the streets and not a single one of us would be armed. This has been allowed. #CoupAttempt."

He later tweeted: "#NaziThugs."

Pulp Fiction actress Rosanna Arquette echoed his comments, writing on Twitter: "Hey DC police where is the tear Gas?"

Rapper 50Cent posted a picture of dozens of armed riot cops during an earlier BLM demo with the message: "I don't have anything else to say."

Fresh Prince actress Tatyana Ali tweeted:"I am crying tears of rage as I watch how these people, who stormed the capital, r being treated w such care.

"These individuals will be free to leave after their siege. They have more rights than anyone else & just proved it. What more can they possibly have the gall to ask for?"

Actor Michael Rapaport also said the MAGA supporters would have been treated differently if they were black protesters.




“This is a f*****g shame!” he said in a video in which he’s watching the chaos unfold on television.

“I don’t like to throw around the race sh*t — (but) look at this sh*t! This isn’t a Denny’s, this isn’t a Burger King, this is the Capitol — the Capitol

building of the United States!”

James Corden addressed the chaos with a monologue during the opening of his Late Late Show on Wednesday night.

He said: "It's a crazy, sad day, a day that will go down as a dark one in the long history of America…

"It felt sad, it felt wrong, but mainly, it felt hopeless… I hope when the dust settles and we reflect on what happened on this awful day, that we still have hope. 

"Because in two weeks on those same steps, where that mob fought and pushed past police, Joe Biden will be sworn in as president of the United States."

Jimmy Fallon said on his show: "This is what happens when there is no peaceful transition of power and what happens when there is bad leadership. This is not how you lose…

"Today was not patriotism, today was terrorism. I thought that President-elect Biden, President Biden, said it best when he said ‘we have to step up, we’re at our best when we step up.’

"Today was a disgrace. Today was disappointing. But sadly, today was not a surprise."

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