In current feud with Cher, Donald Trump turns back time
BY BILL ZWECKER firstname.lastname@example.org May 15, 2012 8:59PM
After seeing Cher bashing Mitt Romney on Twitter, Donald Trump took to the social network to return the favor. “He especially enjoys pissing off people who have irritated him,” said a longtime associate of Trump's.
Updated: June 17, 2012 8:14AM
‘ O ne thing about Donald Trump — he loves to stir the pot,” a longtime associate of the real estate and reality TV mogul said with a laugh Tuesday. “He especially enjoys pissing off people who have irritated him,” added the source, who requested anonymity, as he still does “a lot of business with The Donald.”
This was all about Trump’s budding feud with Cher, stemming from his snarky response to the actress and singer’s insulting tweet about GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Upon hearing Cher tweeted she would never want to share the same air with Romney — or “his right wing racist homophobic women-hating tea bagger masters” — Trump also took to Twitter to dis Cher. He tweeted a comparison with another of his nemeses, calling Cher “a total loser” like Oscar-winning cinematographer
He tweeted a comparison with another of his nemeses, calling Cher “a total loser” likeRosie O’Donnell and “an average talent who is out of touch with reality.” He later said Cher is “very miserable” and her comments about Romney were “very unflattering,” “inappropriate” and “nasty.”
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