Twitter's biggest blowhard not surprisingly had a lot to say about last night's Academy Awards -- most of it negative. But the real estate mogul saved the majority of his scorn for Oscar-winning "Django Unchained."
Django Unchained is the most racist movie I have ever seen, it sucked!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 25, 2013
After his Twitter fusillade, Trump continued his tirade against Quentin Tarantino's slavery epic on Monday morning's "Fox & Friends" program. Trump told the program hosts that the revenge story, which took home an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, was “one of the most racist movies I’ve ever seen. I thought it was terrible and a disgrace.”
The always-colorful Trump went on to tell the Fox hosts that when people "talk about guns and gun control, that movie -- people should watch that,” he said. “You wanna talk about somebody with a problem. But, I thought it was terrible.”
Trump also criticized the Oscar set as "tacky" and Daniel Day-Lewis as "not from this country."
Tarantino's "Django" was earlier slammed by director Spike Lee, who said he would be boycotting the film because he felt it to be "disrespectful to my ancestors."
On the other hand, Trump, who has been a vocal supporter of the conservative "birther" movement, has faced his fair share of criticism. Comedian and TV host Bill Maher has accused the celebrity businessman of being a racist who "doesn't think he's a racist," a charge echoed by comedian and TV host David Letterman.
In June, Trump attempted to brush off these claims during a speech at the North Carolina State Republican Convention, telling the audience he couldn't possibly be a racist, as he had picked Arsenio Hall, who is black, as last season's "Celebrity Apprentice" winner.