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Robert De Niro bleeped at Tony Awards for Trump F-bomb

Conrad Doyle | 12 June, 2018, 08:09

After getting a standing ovation, he doubled down on the sentiment, saying, "It's no longer 'Down with Trump, ' it's 'F*** Trump'".

With a mild 4.8 result in the metered markets, the 8 -11 PM 72 Tony Awards of Sunday are steady with previous year.

Given that show's success on the evening, it wasn't a huge shock that Frozen did not win Best Musical at the Tony Awards.

De Niro said Trump's remarks about Canada are a "disgrace" and apologized to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and others who attended the Group of Seven summit of leaders in Canada.

72nd Annual Tony Awards - Photo Room - New York, U.S., 10/06/2018 - (L-R) Colin Callender, Sonia Friedman, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany pose with their Best play award for "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two".

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical: Tony Shalhoub, "The Band's Visit". The cast of last year's Best Musical victor, Dear Evan Hansen, sang an In Memoriam tribute, while students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School sang "Seasons of Love" from Rent.

All in all, the evening was pleasant, if not particularly dynamic.

After the Springsteen performance, hosts Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles had some fun with De Niro's ad lib. Once again relegated to backstage where she was clearly having more fun than everyone else, Rachel Bloom, patron saint of Tony fans, was a rock, including asking Amy Schumer if the Tony nominee was Jewish. But in a year without a breakout musical hit, it's tricks like these that are maybe the best reason for non-die-hards to stay tuned in - well, that and Springsteen, who was set to perform.

But The Band's Visit wasn't the only Israel presence at the awards ceremony.

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