Barbra Streisand Zings Trump With Broadway Classic At LGBT Fundraiser
Huffington Post - 6 months
Barbra Streisand just laid into Donald Trump in the most Babs way possible.
The stage and screen legend, 74, took the stage Friday at an LGBT for Hillary event in New York, crooning a tender version of “Send in the Clowns” ― with rewritten lyrics that zinged Trump.
“Is he that rich? Maybe he’s poor,” Streisand sang, as seen in the video above. “Something’s amiss, I don’t approve. If he were running the free world, where would we move?”
The diva’s new take on the song, which was written by Stephen Sondheim for the 1973 Broadway musical “A Little Night Music,” offered praise for Hillary Clinton, a longtime pal.
“Hillary’s kind, smart ― that is clear,” Streisand continued. “While she is giving us hope, Trump is selling us fear!” Later in the song, she blasted the Republican nominee as a “sad, vulgar clown.”
The tune was reportedly part of Streisand’s intimate, seven-song set at the Sept. 9 event, which was held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. The e
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