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Mark Hamill Zings Trump for Addressing Press with ‘Rogue One’ Playing in the Background

Let the hate flow through you.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by AP/REX/Shutterstock (8584033h)President Donald Trump points to a reporter as he arrives to meet with reporters on Air Force One while in flight from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., to Palm Beach International Airport, FlaTrump, XIF - 06 Apr 2017

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Anyone who follows Mark Hamill on Twitter knows he’s no fan of Donald Trump. The actor has been an outspoken critic of 45 for some time now, channeling the energy he directs against the Galactic Empire in the “Star Wars” movies toward the current administration; his latest verbal attack came after pictures surfaced of Trump speaking to members of the press aboard Air Force one while “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” played in the background.

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“#RogueOne? I thought they were just screening Steve Bannon’s home movies,” tweeted Hamill, who has referred to Trump’s cabinet as “a who’s-who of really despicable people” and read aloud some of Trump’s more evil-sounding tweets in the voice of the Joker. The fact that one photo captures Trump next to the monitor as Darth Vader appears onscreen is an (un)happy coincidence lost on few.

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Hamill, who had a small role in “The Force Awakens,” will also appear in this year’s “The Last Jedi.”

 

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