Remember when Tom Cruise went ape on Oprah many years back? Or when Kanye West publicly slammed both Taylor Swift and Beck at the Grammys? Donald Trump, well, trumps them all. The real estate mogul/TV personality/PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE (we’re still wrapping our heads around that one) is notorious for speaking his mind and sometimes letting slip some pretty offensive—but fortunately for us, utterly quotable—remarks.
His careless (racist, misogynistic, anti-gay…the list can go on, actually) comments have been landing him in hot water lately—keep in mind that D. Trump reportedly used to bag $1.5 million per speech. But hey, according to a 1991 Esquire interview with The Donald, “…it doesn’t matter what the media writes as long as you’ve got a young and beautiful piece of ass.” (Sorry, we couldn’t resist).
Here’s Vv Magazine‘s look back at the most outrageous things The Donald has ever allowed to leave his mouth.
“When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending the best. They’re sending people that have lots of problems and they’re bringing those problems. They’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime. They’re rapists and some, I assume, are good people, but I speak to border guards and they’re telling us what we’re getting.” (Source)
Yeah, because an American would never rape, smuggle drugs, or commit crimes. It bears mentioning that this particular doozy came out during his presidential campaign announcement—and we’re guessing Trump cherry-picked his words.
“I think the big problem that this country has is being politically correct. I’ve been challenged by so many people, and I don’t frankly have time for total political correctness, and to be honest with you, this country doesn’t have time either.” (Source)
How are you running for president if you don’t have time to be politically correct? Oh, and this was his response during the GOP debate when asked about misogynistic comments he’s made in the past.
“We have a president who doesn’t have a clue. I would say he’s incompetent, but I don’t want to do that, because it’s not nice.” (Source)
Right—a president who declared the end of two wars, fights to increase minimum wage, has cut unemployment, and seen gay marriage legalized across the nation during his tenure is definitely incompetent. Cool story, brah.
“There was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her… wherever.” (Source)
Good ol’ Donald recently said this about Megyn Kelly during last week’s GOP debate, which she was moderating, and most felt he was referring to menstruation. Listen, Donald, don’t blame a woman’s hormones for asking you ‘silly’ questions. Plus, you’ve been with various women over the years. You have a daughter. You know exactly where else blood comes from. Trump then took to Twitter and indicated he was talking about her nose—that’s some Grade A back-pedalling.
“If I were running The View, I’d fire Rosie. I mean, I’d look her right in that fat, ugly face of hers, I’d say, ‘Rosie, you’re fired.’ We’re all a little chubby, but Rosie’s just worse than most of us.” (Source)
We get it, you don’t like Rosie O’Donnell. Move on.
“It would be really disappointing — not really — but it would depend on what’s inside the [Playboy] magazine. I don’t think Ivanka would do that, although she does have a very nice figure. I’ve said if Ivanka weren’t my daughter, perhaps I’d be dating her.” (Source)
This is D. Trump’s response to being asked how he’d feel if his daughter modeled for Playboy. No comment.
“All the women on The Apprentice flirted with me — consciously or unconsciously. That’s to be expected.” (Source)
“Right now, I have real doubts [President Obama] was born in this country.” (Source)
Reminder: This man was the one who started the nationality fiasco before Obama was elected as president.
“It’s like in golf. A lot of people – I don’t want this to sound trivial – but a lot of people are switching to these really long putters, very unattractive.” (Source)
This was the comparison he gave to illustrate his opposition to gay marriage. Nah, Donald, not trivial at all. We read you loud and clear and salute your powers of metaphor.
“Sorry losers and haters, but my IQ is one of the highest — and you all know it! Please don’t feel so stupid or insecure; it’s not your fault.” (Source)
Here’s a moment of empathy from The Donald. He sees you haters, and he wants you to know he’s thinking of you. Sorry that you couldn’t faze him.
Trump has also spawned a few trending hashtags on social media, with popular ones being #Trumplebrags, #WhenTrumpIsElected, and #PeriodsAreNotAnInsult. Is he just trolling to get people talking about him? Considering some of the things he’s said, it’s a possibility. Or maybe he just wants to make America great again. You be the judge.
Which of Donald Trump’s outrageous comments is your favourite? Let Vv Magazine know in the comments below, or tweet us @ViewtheVibe.