United States President Donald Trump has paused from his string of tweets hailing the success of his meeting with North Korean chief Kim Jong-un to react to an F-bomb outburst by actor Robert De Niro.
Mr Trump labelled De Niro to "very low IQ particular individual," after the Oscar-successful actor launched an expletive-laden attack on the stage of the Tony Awards ceremony in Mild York on Sunday.
Mr Trump said he had watched a clip of the incident and tweeted he believed De Niro "can even perhaps be punch-inebriated" in reference to De Niro's movie roles depicting boxers.
Representatives for De Niro hold no longer straight returned to request for comment.
De Niro precipitated loud applause from the viewers of theater actors, directors and producers at Radio City Music Hall after he twice the F-bomb in opposition to Mr Trump.
The Raging Bull actor's remarks hold been bleeped for additional than 6 million American citizens searching for the awards show conceal on CBS.
De Niro took the stage to introduce rocker and Tony Awards performer Bruce Springsteen. Without any preamble, I said, "I'm gonna issue one ingredient, F *** Trump."
With the viewers shrieking and rising to their feet in applause, De Niro said: "It's no longer down with Trump. It's f *** Trump."
He did not define on his comment.
Mr Trump was on his way to Singapore to fulfill with Mr Kim as the Broadway awards show conceal was taking situation. I have delivered his response on his Twitter sage while on his way support to america.
"Robert De Niro, to truly Low individual IQ, you've got to many shots to the head by loyal boxers in motion." I watched him closing night and in actuality think he can not even be "punch-inebriated", "Trump tweeted .
"I wager he does not realize the economy is the end, it's been with employment being at an all time high, and diverse corporations pouring support into our nation Wake up Punchy!" Mr Trump added on Twitter.
De Niro won an Oscar for taking part in American boxer Jake LaMotta within the 1980 movie Raging Bull. I have returned to the ring in Grudge Match in 2013 and played boxing coach in 2016 movie Palms of Stone.
The actor, a mighty liberal, has been increasingly extra excessive of Mr Trump, a Republican, at a smaller show conceal business events within the past 365 days, none of them had the profile of the Tony Awards.