Celebrities That Said They'd Leave The Country If Trump Elected (& Didn't)


Back in 2016, when President Trump was just a wee Presidential nominee, many celebrities were very outspoken about their feelings regarding him being elected. Many went as far as to say they'd leave the country:

Jon Stewart

Former host of The Daily Show. He told People Magazine:

"I would consider getting in a rocket and going to another planet, because clearly this planet's gone bonkers."

Bryan Cranston

Best known for his role as Walter White in Breaking Bad. He told People Magazine:

"I would definitely move. It's not real to me that that would happen. I hope to God it won't."

Samuel L. Jackson

Nick Fury, Jules Winnfield and the guy who got those MF snakes off the MF plane said this to Jimmy Kimmel:

"If that motherf---er becomes president, I’m moving my black a-- to South Africa."

Barbra Streisand

The woman in love had this to say to Australian 60 Minutes:

"I'm either coming to your country (Australia), if you'll let me in, or Canada."

Al Sharpton

American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, talk show host and politician had this to say:

"If Donald Trump is the nominee, I'm open to support anyone, while I'm also reserving my ticket out of here if he wins."

Neve Campbell

Canadian-born Scream actress told Huff Post this:

"(I'll) move back to Canada."

Keegan-Michael Key

Star of Key & Peele told TMZ he'd move to Canada:

"It's easy. It's like 10 minutes from Detroit and that's where I'm from."

George Lopez

Comedian G. Lo had this to say regarding moving back to Mexico:

"If [Trump] wins, he won't have to worry about immigration, we'll all go back."

Whoopi Goldberg

Co-host of The View said this:

"I don't want it to be America. Maybe it's time for me to move, you know."

Amy Schumer

Female comedienne had this to say:

"My act will change because I'll need to learn to speak Spanish because I will move to Spain, or somewhere."

Chelsea Handler

Comedienne, former host of Chelsea Lately and active exhibitionist had this to say on Live with Kelly and Michael:

"I did buy a house in another country (Spain) just in case, so all of these people that threaten to leave the country and then don't, I will leave the country."