Jordan Peele Was Also Disturbed By That Photo Of Ivanka Trump And Jared Kushner

06.04.19 2 months ago

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Poor Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. On Monday, the power couple was simply looking at Donald Trump, her dad and his boss, as he was lavishly greeted at Buckingham Palace during their whirlwind trip to London, which the president kicked off by calling the city’s mayor a “stone cold loser.” They can’t help that they look like they have resting creepy doll faces, which turned a photo of them into a viral gold mine that earned them comparisons to Flowers in the Attic, The Shining, and Get Out.

To add salt to the wound, the creator of Get Out agreed. Tuesday afternoon, as caught by Entertainment Weekly, Jordan Peele confirmed that everyone was right to be creeped out.

“Between this and that terrifying sorority video, I’ve been getting a lot of great inspiration recently,” wrote the Key & Peele co-creator turned Oscar-winning screenwriter.

As you well know, Get Out concerned affluent white liberals who prey on black people, kidnapping them and inhabiting their bodies. Ivanka and Jared are close enough.

This continues to be not a great week for Kushner, who tends to hang on the sidelines, keeping his mouth shut. And with good reason: When he does, as in the interview he did with Axios on HBO, he squirms like a champion while failing to defend his father-in-law from decades of accusations of racism.

(Via Entertainment Weekly)

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