11 Times Celebs Went After Donald Trump at 2017 Oscars (PHOTOS)

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11 Times Celebs Went After Donald Trump at 2017 Oscars (PHOTOS)

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11 Times Celebs Went After Donald Trump at 2017 Oscars (PHOTOS)

President Donald Trump was a hot topic at the 2017 Oscars and host Jimmy Kimmel certainly held nothing back when addressing our commander-in-chief. 

Click through the gallery above to see all the times celebs went after the president during the star-studded event. 

11 Times Celebs Went After Donald Trump at 2017 Oscars (PHOTOS)
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1. Jimmy Kimmel poked fun at him all night

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1. Jimmy Kimmel poked fun at him all night

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In his opening monologue, the host said the Oscars was being watched in over “225 countries that now hate us.”

“I want to say thank you to President Trump... remember last year when it seemed the Oscars were racist?” he told the crowd. “That's gone, thanks to him.”

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2. He urged everybody to give “overrated” Meryl Streep a standing ovation

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2. He urged everybody to give “overrated” Meryl Streep a standing ovation

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After Meryl’s emotional 2017 Golden Globes speech about President Trump, the former Apprentice star tweeted the actress is “overrated.”

“Meryl, stand up if you would. Everyone please join me in giving Meryl Streep a totally undeserved round of applause, will you?”

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3. The jabs just kept coming

3. The jabs just kept coming

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“One actress has stood the test of time for her many uninspiring and overrated performances,” Jimmy joked.

“This is Meryl's 20th Oscar nomination... she wasn't even in a movie this year, we just wrote her name in out of habit.”

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4. Jimmy joked about Ivanka Trump

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4. Jimmy joked about Ivanka Trump

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After Meryl’s standing ovation, the talk show host asked the actress if she was wearing Ivanka Trump’s line.

“Nice dress by the way... Is that an Ivanka?” he asked.

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5. Jimmy tweeted at President Trump

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5. Jimmy tweeted at President Trump

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The ABC host reached out to President Trump on his favorite social media platform, Twitter.

“Hey @realDonaldTrump u up?” he tweeted first, followed by, “@realDonaldTrump #Merylsayshi”

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6. Barry Jenkins asked everyone to support ACLU

6. Barry Jenkins asked everyone to support ACLU

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The Moonlight director urged people to support the American Civil Liberties Union, which is helping to fight President Trump’s ban on immigrants.

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7. Asghar Farhadi boycotted the Oscars

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7. Asghar Farhadi boycotted the Oscars

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The Iranian director won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film for his movie, The Salesman, but refused to attend due to Trump’s ban on immigrants.

“I'm sorry I'm not with you tonight,” he said in a statement read aloud on stage.

“My absence is out of respect for the people of my country and the other six nations whom have been disrespected by the inhumane law that bans entry of immigrants to the U.S.”

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8. Gael Garcia Bernal took a stand against Trump’s wall

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8. Gael Garcia Bernal took a stand against Trump’s wall

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The Mozart in the Jungle actor presented the award for Best Animated Feature and said, “I'm against any form of wall that wants to separate us.”

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9. Warren Beatty opened up about the truth

9. Warren Beatty opened up about the truth

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Before his Best Picture snafu, the actor spoke about the importance of telling the truth.

“Our goal in politics is the same as our goal in art, and that's to get to the truth.”

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10. Alessandro Bertolazzi dedicated his award to immigrants

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10. Alessandro Bertolazzi dedicated his award to immigrants

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The Italian makeup artist used part of his speech to honor people from around the world.

“I’m from Italy, I work around the world. This is for all the immigrants.”

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11. Rich Moore spoke about tolerance

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11. Rich Moore spoke about tolerance

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The Zootopia co-director said, “We are so grateful to audiences all over the world who embraced this film with this story of tolerance being more powerful than fear of the other.”

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President Donald Trump was a hot topic at the 2017 Oscars and host Jimmy Kimmel certainly held nothing back when addressing our commander-in-chief. 

Click through the gallery above to see all the times celebs went after the president during the star-studded event.