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Billy Eichner takes on Meghan McCain after Meryl Streep diss

It's better in the bubble.
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Billy Eichner, like the rest of the world, was smitten with Meryl Streep’s Golden Globes speech that took a stand against Donald Trump.

However, Sen. John McCain’s daughter Meghan McCain was not a fan and took to Twitter to express her displeasure: “This Meryl Streep speech is why Trump won. And if people in Hollywood don't start recognizing why and how — you will help him get re-elected.”

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The “Difficult People” star wasn’t having it, firing back: “Um she asked him not to make fun of disabled people and advocated for the freedom of the press and the arts you f—ing moron.”

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Instead of clarifying which of those points she took offense to, McCain turned the tables on Eichner, tweeting “calling republicans like me ‘f—ing morons’ is a great way for Hollywood to bridge the cultural divide. Enjoy your bubble.”

But Billy had the last word, tweeting “I rather live in a bubble than live with people who don't feel a need to respect the disabled, freedom of speech & the arts!!”

We’d say Billy won that one. How about you?

 
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