Stars who threatened to leave the U.S. if Trump was elected
Cher is one of many celebrities who threatened to leave the U.S. if Donald Trump won the presidential election. She said, “I’m going to have to leave the planet.”
Click through to see who else said they’d move out of the country.
Jon Stewart also said he’d leave the planet. At the 2015 Emmys, he said if Trump were ever in office, “I would consider getting in a rocket and going to another planet because clearly this planet has gone bonkers.”
Ne-Yo said he’d move to Canada if Trump won.
“Me and Drake gonna be neighbors if Donald Trump becomes president,” the singer told TMZ in October.
Chelsea Handler bought a house in Spain and said on “Live with Kelly” in May, “I did buy a house in another country just in case, so all of these people that threaten to leave the country and then don’t -- I will leave the country.”
Keegan-Michael Key said he would move to Canada if Trump won.
“It’s like, 10 minutes from Detroit,” the comedian told TMZ in January. “That’s where I’m from; my mom lives there. It’d make her happy, too.”
Lena Dunham said she’d move to Vancouver if Trump won the election.
“I know a lot of people have been threatening to do this, but I really will,” Dunham said in April. “I know a lovely place in Vancouver and I can get my work done from there.”
Neve Campbell, who is from Canada, said in January that she would return to her home country if Trump triumphed in the election.
In October, Bryan Cranston said of a Trump win, “Absolutely. I would definitely move [to Canada]. It’s not real to me that that would happen. I hope to God it won’t. It wouldn’t be a vacation. I’d be an expatriate.”
Miley Cyrus wrote on Instagram in May, “I am moving if this is my president! I don’t say things I don’t mean!”
Barbra Streisand said on Australia’s “60 Minutes” of a possible Trump victory “I’m either coming to your country -- if you’ll let me in -- or Canada.”
Raven-Symone said in February on “The View” that she would leave the country if any Republican got “nominated,” though she seems to have meant “elected.”
Amy Schumer told the BBC that she would move out of the country if Trump won, but she clarified her comments after Trump’s victory and said they were “in jest.”
Samuel L. Jackson
In December, Samuel L. Jackson said on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” of Trump, “If that motherf***er becomes president I will move my black ass to South Africa.”