People Can't Stop Laughing At Trump's Cameo In The New Amanda Knox Documentary
As if Donald Trump didn't have enough weird cameos to his name...
(By the way, if you haven't seen his appearance on WWE, you're missing out.)
Talk about presidential!
Anyway, our possible president has now made a cameo in the new Netflix documentary "Amanda Knox." No, you did not misread that.
The documentary chronicles the unsettling murder of Meredith Kercher back in 2007 in Italy, and the subsequent trial of her roommate Amanda Knox. It's not exactly a place where you'd expect to see Donald Trump.
And yet the documentary includes video from an interview Trump did, outraged that Amanda Knox had been convicted in Italy. I can only imagine he felt this way because she's, uh, too pretty to kill someone?
He literally called for a boycott of Italy until she was released.
Filmmakers Brian McGinn and Rob Blackhurst explain how excited they were when they stumbled upon the clip with McGinn saying,
They also go on to discuss how the way the media reported the brutal crime has a lot in common with how it discusses Donald Trump.
Amanda Knox was dubbed "Foxy Knoxy" (which is an extremely weird thing to say about a convicted murderer, but is also very outdated slang for hot), and the media basically treated her like a reality TV star.
Blackhurst explains the similarity between the two:
The quote they put in the documentary comes from the interview below. As Sydney Morning Herald points out, it's eerie just watching this video of Donald Trump before he had serious aspirations in politics.
In it, he explains he had been watching the news about Amanda Knox and said,
Wow, such wisdom, such rigor.
His reasoning for his defense of Knox:
Citations: The Sydney Morning Herald