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Coventina

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Tue Dec 5, 2023, 05:51 PM Dec 5

Kelsey Grammer's BBC interview cut short after Donald Trump remarks, host claims [View all]

For Kelsey Grammer, politics and work apparently don’t mix well.

The “Frasier” star opened up about his political views, namely his support for former President Donald Trump, during a Monday interview on BBC Radio 4’s “Today” show.

After referencing actress-comedienne and Trump supporter Roseanne Barr earlier in the interview, Grammer was asked by host Justin Webb if he was still a supporter of the former president.

“I am,” Grammer said. “And I’ll let that be the end of it.”

But according to Webb, that wasn’t the end of it.

The BBC host revealed after the interview aired that Grammer had no issue discussing his support of Trump, but PR representatives from Paramount+ (which streams the “Frasier” revival) allegedly cut the interview short, according to a clip of Webb’s post-interview comments shared by Mediaite.

“I have to say, actually, Kelsey Grammer himself was perfectly happy to go on talking about it,” Webb said. “The Paramount+ PR people, less happy that he talked about it at some length so we… They decided that we’d had plenty of time for our interview. But I should stress that he was absolutely perfectly happy to talk about why he supports Donald Trump and still does in the coming election.”

https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/celebrities/2023/12/04/kelsey-grammer-bbc-interview-donald-trump-fraiser-justin-webb/71806406007/

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I hope the new Frazier crashes and burns.

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