Ben Stiller Says He Won’t Cut Donald Trump from ‘Zoolander’ Amid Fan Backlash

Ben Stiller has revealed that, despite outcry from fans calling for a brief scene featuring the current United States President to be cut from the film, he won’t be editing Donald Trump out of his 2001 comedy “Zoolander.” Stiller discussed the controversy on a recent episode of The Daily Beast’s podcast “The New Abnormal.”“I’ve had people reach out to me and say, you should edit Donald Trump out of ‘Zoolander,’” Stiller said, referring to a scene set at the VH1 Fashion Awards that includes Donald and Melania Trump as red-carpet interviewees discussing the greatness of self-obsessed male model Derek Zoolander.

“But at the end of the day, that was a time when that exists and that happened,” said Stiller about requests to edit the film.“Zoolander” isn’t Donald Trump’s only screen appearance.

By this logic, his appearances would also require removal from films such

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