Donald J. Trump cut from Home Alone 2 in Canada at Trudeau’s instruction

Trump cut from Home Alone 2. Political censorship or just harmless editing?

Trudeau funded broadcaster, CBC TV Canada, have removed Donald Trump’s cameo from the Christmas block buster movie, Home Alone 2.

It’s Christmas so people are naturally trying to get festive by watching their favourite Christmas classics. However, the Canadian government is now in the business of harmless Christmas movies and have completely removed Trump’s cameo from the blockbuster hit.

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CBC TV in Canada decided to make a few adjustments to the holiday smash hit movie, Home Alone 2, starring Macaulay Culkin. Why? In their words, to make the the family Christmas movie even more family friendly.

Video shows Trump cut from Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.

CBC TV responded by saying that the mere presence of Donald J. Trump could trigger emotional relapses in its citizens so they removed him entirely from the film.

An additional 8 minutes of footage were also removed from the CBC TV version of Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.

Trump responds to CBC TV cutting him out of movie

Donald J. Trump has responded to CBC TV by taking a crack at the network and at Canada’s PM, Justin Trudeau.

“I guess little Justin doesn’t like my making him pay for NATO or Trade,” he Tweeted. “The movie will never be the same again! ( ustkidding),” he added.

Why was Donald J. Trump in Home Alone 2?

During the time of filming The Plaza Hotel belonged to Donald J. Trump. He purchased the hotel for a record breaking USD$390 million (which today is about USD$826 million).

Trump scene cut from Home Alone 2: The Plaza Hotel

Trump commented, “I haven’t purchased a building, I have purchased a masterpiece – the Mona Lisa. For the first time in my life, I have knowingly made a deal that was not economic – for I can never justify the price I paid, no matter how successful the Plaza becomes.”

Did Trudeau order CBC TV to cut Trump scene?

Well, kind of… sort of. As Trump clarified, Trudeau’s Liberal government doesn’t actually give directions to the CBC, Trudeau’s government, however, did in fact promise extra funding to CBC TV during the 2015 election, which his government then followed through on by increasing CBC’s funding by an additional $150 million per year. The CBC currently gets well over $1.2 billion in government subsidies.

The Post Millienial did, though, reveal the alignment between CBC journalists and the Liberal Party of Canada.

So, although Trudeau or his government may not have ordered the scene to be cut, there was clearly a political incentive for doing so, one that could have resulted in cut funding if they didn’t.

What are your thoughts on the CBC TV edit of Home Alone 2: Lost in New York? Happy that they cut him or are you against any kind of political censorship? Let us know in the comments below.

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