Did Donald Trump's Biopic Depict Him Assaulting Ex-Wife Ivana And Receive A Standing Ovation At Cannes?

The Cannes Film Festival witnessed a storm of controversy as the biopic "The Apprentice," depicting the life of former US President Donald Trump, made its debut. Starring Sebastian Stan as Trump, the film delves into the mogul's past, revealing shocking allegations and ... Read More
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Updated on May 22, 2024, 15:37 IST- 4 min read
Did Donald Trump's Biopic Depict Him Raping Ex-Wife Ivana And Receive A Standing Ovation At Cannes?

The Cannes Film Festival witnessed a storm of controversy as the biopic "The Apprentice," depicting the life of former US President Donald Trump, made its debut. Starring Sebastian Stan as Trump, the film delves into the mogul's past, revealing shocking allegations and events from his life before he gained global fame.?One of the most startling moments in the film involves a portrayal of Trump raping his late ex-wife Ivana, along with questionable dealings with underworld figures to realise his dream of Trump Towers.?

Biopic Depicts Donald Trump Raping Ex-Wife Ivana & Dealing With Underworld

Set against the backdrop of the 1970s and 1980s, the film has been described as explosive by multiple sources, drawing both praise and criticism.

Trump's Camp Reacts: Swift Denouncement And Legal Action Threatened

Despite the Cannes audience's enthusiastic 8-minute standing ovation, Trump's team swiftly condemned the film as fiction, declaring intentions to sue to block its US release. Trump campaign spokesman Steven Cheung labelled the film's depiction of Trump as "blatantly false" and "pure fiction," alleging it sensationalised debunked falsehoods. Following the world premiere of Ali Abbasi's film, Cheung confirmed to Variety on Monday their plans for legal action.

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Director's Call For Fair Judgment: Abbasi Urges Trump's Team To Watch The Film

Director Abbasi, speaking to the press at Cannes, urged Trump's team to reserve judgement until they had seen the film, suggesting that Trump might be surprised by its portrayal. The film's cast includes Sebastian Stan as Trump and Jeremy Strong as his lawyer and mentor, Roy Cohn, but release dates for the US and worldwide are yet to be announced.

The Controversial Life Of Donald Trump

Donald Trump's life has been rife with controversies, from his career as a real estate mogul marked by lawsuits and bankruptcies to his foray into reality TV with "The Apprentice." His political career, particularly his presidency, was marked by polarising policies, inflammatory rhetoric, and numerous scandals, including impeachment proceedings. Trump's personal life has also faced scrutiny, with allegations of extramarital affairs and controversial comments about women. Overall, Trump's controversial life has been characterised by a blend of business success, political turmoil, and personal scandal.

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