Snoop Dogg 'shoots' Trump character in controversial music video


Snoop Dogg points a fake gun at a character dressed as a clown-President Donald Trump and pulls the trigger, unfurling a flag that says "BANG!," in a controversial new video for the song "Lavender."

Earlier in the video, a police officer, also dressed as a clown, shoots a motorist after a traffic stop while a passerby films it on his cellphone.

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The profanity-riddled video directed by Jesse Wellens and James DeFina features “Ronald Klump” as the head clown in chief, running a country of clowns.

"I feel like it's a lot of people making cool records, having fun, partying, but nobody's dealing with the real issue with this (expletive) clown as president," Snoop Dogg told Billboard.

>> See the video here (WARNING: Graphic language and content)

Trump hasn’t yet responded via Twitter, but his one-time rival for the Republican presidential nomination, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, told TMZ: “Snoop shouldn’t have done that … You know, we’ve had presidents assassinated before in this country.”

Trump supporters also sounded off on social media:

What rapper Snoop Dogg does to Trump in new music video is DISGUSTING https://t.co/Y9d9We1RWv #tcot pic.twitter.com/2REzn7hFZZ

— Allen West (@AllenWest) March 13, 2017

As far as I'm concerned I saw Snoop Dogg point a gun at a portrayal of President Trump this man belongs in jail enough enough we have had it

— Cindy K. (@sunnyallamerica) March 13, 2017

The @SecretService @FBI should investigate @SnoopDogg for glorifying & inciting violence against the US President.https://t.co/lug43lHdIA

— Alana Mastrangelo (@ARmastrangelo) March 13, 2017

– The Cox Media Group National Content Desk contributed to this report.


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