Michael Moore didn't hold back his opinions about President Trump when the director presented at the Cannes Film Festival.
When Moore presented the Jury Prize to France's "Les Miserables" and Brazil's "Bacurau," he told the audience (via Deadline), "Picasso said," Art is the one that enables us to know the truth. "Or, if we say in America, 'Trump is the lie that enables us, well, more lying.'"
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The "Fahrenheit 11/9" director added, "Art in dark times is what has helped saved humanity. It's the arts and the filmmakers who inspired the masses to not give up, to despair, to think, to laugh at the madness, to mourn the losses, to rise and defeat the insanity with love. ”
It's far from The first time the Michigan native has blasted Trump.
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On "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" last July, Moore told his host that he didn't
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"Sadly, Trump is not going to leave. He plans to be reelected, he loves the term "president of life," "Moore said at the time." The only way we are going to stop this is eventually we're all going to put our bodies on the line. You're going to be willing to do this. ”
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Moore previously said Trump could be America's" last president, "counting MSNBC's Chris Hayes," I think it's possible , absolutely. I think we have someone in the White House who has no respect for the rule of law, who dislikes democracy at an incredible degree, which doesn't make him really any that much different from other billionaires or CEOs because their businesses are not democracies . ”
Fox News' Brian Flood and Tyler McCarthy contributed to this report.