Haitian Celebs & Patriots Show Pride In Their Heritage In Response to Trump’s Comments 


Today marks the eight-year anniversary of the 2010 earthquake that severely damaged the island of Haiti. The country was struck by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake followed by two aftershocks of magnitudes 5.9 and 5.5. The remembrance of this devastating event was soon disrupted by Donald Trump’s vulgar and offensive remarks.

He reportedly insulted Haitian and African nations by questioning why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and ‘shithole countries’ in Africa rather than places like Norway. He also reportedly said Haitians “all have AIDS”, according to New York Times.

Haitians were fed up with Trump disrespecting their country and took to social media to show pride for their nation and clap back at Trump’s comments.


Haitian celebs also expressed a great sense of patriotism by tweeting heartfelt quotes and their disapproval of the Commander-in-Chief’s words.

Haitian-American actress Garcelle Beauvais, who starred in the Jamie Fox Show, tweeted a photo with the hashtag #NotMyPresident.

Congresswoman Mia Love did not take Trump’s utterances too lightly and released a statement addressing them.


Meanwhile, former Canadian governor general Michaëlle Jean, who was born in Haiti also clapped back at Trump in a news press saying, “It was so disturbing this morning to hear President Trump’s comments reported all over the news calling my poor native land and African countries ‘s—hole’ nations. It is such an insult before humanity.” She added that his words do not reflect the virtues of wisdom.

Haitians take immense pride in their country and heritage, so before Trump offends the #HaitianNation again, he should think twice.

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