by Dwayne Landers
On Thursday (30 March), Donald Trump became the first-ever
former US president to face a criminal indictment and many
celebrity critics have already reacted to the news.
Comedian Kathy Griffin is one.
A New York City grand jury indicted the twice-impeached ex-
president on charges of falsifying business records stemming
from payments he made to adult film star Stormy Daniels to
prevent her from revealing an affair he had with her before
the 2016 election.
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Mr Trump is reportedly facing more than 30 counts related to
business fraud, sources told CNN The ex-president furiously
reacted to the decision on his Truth Social website, calling it “an
attack on our country”. On Twitter, however, many stars have
rejoiced at the news.
US comedian Kathy Griffin – who was fired from CNN in 2017
after sharing a photo of herself holding an effigy of Trump’s
decapitated head – tweeted(via The Hill): “It’s finally
Another Trump critic, author Stephen King tweeted: “Wise up,
Republicans. Don’t believe the lies. This isn’t political. Donald
Trump did this to himself. He betrayed your trust.”