- In Trump's cameo in the movie, he gives directions to Culkin's character
- "Bravo," Culkin tweeted to a user who removed Trump's cameo in a clip
- The actor replied to a few users about Trump's cameo in the movie
Actor Macaulay Culkin, star of Nineties' Home Alone movies, is "sold" on the idea, as suggested by netizens, that outgoing US president Donald Trump be removed or replaced from his cameo in Home Alone 2: Lost In New York. A chunk of the 1992 movie was filmed in New York's Plaza Hotel, which was then owned by Donald Trump. The movie featured him in a cameo, in which he gave directions to a young Kevin, played by Macaulay Culkin, to go to the hotel's lobby. "Down the hall and to the left," Trump told him in the movie. On Wednesday, Donald Trump became the first US president in history to be impeached twice when majority of the in the House of Representatives over violence at last week's capitol riots.
Soon after, Home Alone 2 featured in Twitter conversations, with users joking that Trump became the "first Home Alone 2 actor to be impeached twice" and that his cameo must be removed from the Christmas classic. Soon enough, Macaulay Culkin joined the conversation. "(A) petition to digitally replace Trump in Home Alone 2 with 40-year-old Macaulay Culkin," tweeted a user, to which Macaulay Culkin replied: "Sold." Applauding efforts of another fan, who edited out Trump from the cameo in a clip, the actor said: "Bravo."
Take a look at Macaulay Culkin's tweets here:
Sold.— Macaulay Culkin (@IncredibleCulk) January 13, 2021
Bravo.— Macaulay Culkin (@IncredibleCulk) January 13, 2021
Meanwhile, Twitter suggestions for Trump replacements in the Home Alone 2 cameo include Ryan Gosling, former US President Barack Obama and Democrat Joe Biden, who is yet to assume presidency.
Replace Donald Trump in Home Alone 2 with Ryan Gosling wearing his Macaulay Culkin t-shirt pic.twitter.com/DgxmDjO9Mu— a good Joe (@MightyRatSlayer) January 14, 2021
trump is not going to be happy about the new directors cut of home alone 2 pic.twitter.com/lOKjoLritG— dan mentos (@DanMentos) January 14, 2021
The new Home Alone 2 scene after Trump got banned from twitter. pic.twitter.com/iINPKziMqy— MisAnthro Pony (@MisAnthroPony) January 9, 2021
Out of curiosity, I wanted to see what it would look like if you took Trump's scene out of Home Alone 2. It's pretty seamless and you wouldn't really know anything was missing. pic.twitter.com/DkMjwDEufT— Tanooki Joe (@TanookiKuribo) January 15, 2021
donald trump is now the first home alone 2 star to be impeached twice pic.twitter.com/rbPjQk8RoM— aoif ???? (@aaaaoif) January 13, 2021
In 2019, Donald Trump was asked about his cameo in Home Alone 2 when he said: "I was a little bit younger, to put it mildly... It turned out to be a very big hit, obviously. It's a big Christmas hit, one of the biggest. It's an honor to be involved in something like that," reported news agency AFP.
Meanwhile, Joe Biden's swearing-in as US president on January 20 will be attended by celebs such as Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez. Hollywood star Tom Hanks will host the inauguration.