Home Alone star Macaulay Culkin backed up comments on social media demanding that Donald Trump’s cameo be digitally removed and replaced with one of Culkin’s older versions.
Culkin responded to a tweet asking for a “petition to digitally replace Trump in Home Alone 2 with 40-year-old Macaulay Culkin” in one word: “Sold.” Culkin then followed, saying “Bravo”
Trump briefly appears in “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” when Culkin, like his character Kevin, asks him for directions to the lobby of the Plaza Hotel, which Trump owned at the time. In an interview with Insider in December 2020, the film’s director Chris Columbus said that Trump “sought the film”, insisting on getting a role in the film in exchange for allowing filming to take place at the hotel.
Columbus added that Trump’s cameo was a popular move: “When we first screened it, the strangest thing happened – people were amused when Trump appeared on screen. So I told my editor, “Leave it in the movie. This is a moment for the audience. “
Change.org’s petition to replace Trump with Joe Biden garnered 189 signatures at the time of publication.