Trump, Don Jr., Fox News Upset “Home Alone 2” Cameo Cut From Canadian Broadcast

Supporters of President Donald Trump are furious after his cameo in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York was edited out of a version of the film that aired on Canadian TV over the holidays.

In the official release of the sequel to the Macaulay Culkin Christmas classic, Trump makes an appearance at The Plaza Hotel, which he owned at the time. He has exactly one line, as he gives Kevin McCallister (Culkin) directions to the hotel’s lobby: “Down the hall and to the left.”

The entire scene is very easily removed without disrupting the story at all, so it makes sense that this would be one of the edits made when the network shortened the film’s run time to include commercials.

Nevertheless, Trump and his family obviously felt this was a very important matter to weigh in on.

Pro-Trump site PJ Media arbitrarily pushed the conspiracy theory that the edit was made between 2014 and 2015 airings of the film in response to Trump announcing his candidacy for the presidency, claiming “it would have been noticed” if the extraneous scene had been missing earlier.

However, CBC’s head of public affairs, Chuck Thompson, said the edits “were done in 2014 when we first acquired the film and before Mr. Trump was elected president.”

“As is often the case with feature films adapted for television, Home Alone 2 was edited for time,” Thompson told CNBC. “The scene with Donald Trump was one of several that were cut from the movie as none of them were integral to the plot.”

That didn’t stop Fox News from slamming the edit as “censorship.”

And other Trump lovers compulsively had to show their support in this trying time, as well.

But life is too short for us to give all the attention to people who are so caught up in the Cult of Trump that a Canadian network editing out a five-second cameo is ruining their holidays—er, Christmas.

Fortunately, there were a lot of great responses to the outrage.

Including some well-known rumors about all of Trump’s cameos…

And a couple of particularly vicious burns we love to see.

But even if Trump is edited out of literally one Canadian version of Home Alone 2, one thing will always remain true:

 

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