Debra Messing & Susan Sarandon are having a celebrity grudge match on Twitter

Debra Messing & Susan Sarandon are having a celebrity grudge match on Twitter

Debra Messing is feuding with Susan Sarandon again on Twitter as the two celebrities argue over an interview Sarandon gave to Variety.

In the piece, Sarandon defended her 2016 decision not to support Democrat Hillary Clinton in the last election. She has publicly said she voted for Green Party candidate Jill Stein.

At the time, Sarandon claimed Clinton was part of the problem with modern politics because she didn’t pass the actress’s litmus test for progressive candidates. She insinuated that the best thing for the country would be for Trump to win so it motivated liberals nationwide to demand better leadership.

In the Variety interview, Sarandon stuck by her argument and the magazine’s tweet to publicize the story made it sound like Sarandon had praised Trump. Messing, who attacked Sarandon on the social media platform in 2016, lashed out again.

Related: Susan Sarandon is still glad she didn’t support ‘dangerous’ Hillary Clinton

“I’ve never heard millennials or kids in high school saying, ‘I can’t wait to vote.’ That’s huge,” Sarandon told the magazine. “They’re really doing a good job of signing up kids, and that’s what’s going to make the change.”

“I say: Take me down. Take over. Get rid of all these old people and get that young blood in there and they’re going to make a difference. I’m very hopeful because of them.”

STFU SUSAN. Oh yes, PLEASE let’s give Trump CREDIT,” Messing chastised in a long string of tweets. “I mean how else are you able to walk out on the street. Convince yourself that that this CATASTROPHE of a President who you said was better that HRC IS NOT ripping children away from parents seeking asylum, holding children… INDEFINITELY in internment camps with their new policy, DESTROYING all attempts to protect our environment (yes the water you properted [sic] to care about), endangered animals, taking away women’s ACCESS to health care and legal abortion, trying to block POC from Voting with extreme… Judges who will support jerrymandering [sic] efforts, not to mention destroying ALL good will and allied relationships across the Globe.”

“Oh, and lest you forget Syria, Crimea, and putting PRO-RUSSIA agenda BEFORE the United States best interests. YES, do go on… And LAUD the effect Trump has had. Out of DESPERATION & PANIC for the DESTRUCTION of the Soul of our country. But you don’t want to look at THAT part of the equation. Because then you’d have to admit you were dead WRONG running around bellowing that HRC was more dangerous than… Trump. Only a self righteous, narcissist would continue to spout off and not – in the face of Americans’ pain and agony -be contrite and apologize for your part in this catastrophe. But, you do you Susan.”

Related: Susan Sarandon backtracks on Donald Trump comments

Sarandon quickly responded, telling the “self righteous” Messing to read the entire article before spouting off.

“Debs,” she wrote, “before you get yourself all self-righteous try clicking on the video and listening to what I actually say, not @Variety‘s clickbait headline, which btw has no quotation marks. That’s a clue…”

“You see, I think it’s easy to grade him. If you think putting children in cages is bad, for ex., you’d be able to give him an F. And I think ‘unintentionally energizing people’ is NOT the most Significant thing Trump has done,” Messing responded. “Again, kids in cages, for ME, is more significant.”

“I agree,” Sarandon shot back. “That’s why I got arrested in June along with 600 women who feel the same. Electing progressive, brave women will assure that we permanently stop deportations and separations. I feel your frustration but venting to me about how to properly grade Bozo accomplishes nothing.”

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