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Shania Twain says she would have voted for ‘honest’ Donald Trump

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Shania Twain. | Photo: Zoltán Szabó / Flickr

Shania Twain believes Donald Trump is ‘honest’ and said if she could’ve voted in the election, it’d be for him.

As a Canadian citizen, she cannot vote in US elections, but said the current president is ‘transparent.’

She told the Guardian: ‘I would have voted for him because, even though he was offensive, he seemed honest.

‘Do you want straight or polite? Not that you shouldn’t be able to have both.’

She also added: ‘If I were voting, I just don’t want bullshit. I would have voted for a feeling that it was transparent. And politics has a reputation of not being that, right?’

What would RuPaul say?

The Man I Feel Like a Woman singer recently appeared as a guest judge on the latest episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race. RuPaul is infamously anti-Trump, giving a speech last year about how much he dislikes the current President.

RuPaul said: ‘‘I think that this whole administration will actually accelerate what they’re trying to defend against. What you defend against persists, and I think it’s a call to action for all of the like-minded people like ourselves to get involved.’

He also previously compared Trump to Hitler. When Trump first became president, he said the election ‘feels like a death.’

RuPaul added: ‘The America that we have all fought so hard for, the narrative of love and peace and liberty and equality, it feels like it is dead.’


RuPaul | Photo: IMDB/VH1

Fellow Drag Race guest judge Michelle Visage is also anti-Trump.

Visage called out President Trump for dropping protections for transgender students. She tweeted at the time: ‘Trans kids lives now in danger after a very short sense of false security. THE BLOOD IS ON YOUR HANDS, TRUMP SUPPORTERS. WAKE THE FUCK UP.’

Shania Twain on advice for LGBTI fans

Shania Twain has a very close relationship with LGBTI fans.

Last year, she was the special guest at a Spotify event in New York City. When one fan asked: ‘If you had one message to tell the LGBTQ community – especially in this very volatile time and current events we’re going through – what would you tell them?

She responded: ‘I’d just say, you know what: “I’m alive, I think I’m gonna be okay.” That’s what I would say.’

She added: ‘It’s so difficult to face your fears and I think a lot of people in this day and age are hopefully getting more comfortable with who they are and who are they are in their own skin.’

‘That’s everything. Just facing your fears, carrying on, moving on and being grateful that you lived through it because we have to look at the others who don’t make it to the other side and be grateful that we have,’ she finished.

She also added: ‘Gratitude is important.’

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