John Legend let his criticisms for Trump’s inadequacy fly while being interviewed before his set at the Time 100 Gala on Tuesday night. Reporters asked him what he thought of Trump’s first 100 days and the superstar had a very blunt response.
John succinctly stated:
“I think he’s a terrible president. He’s manifestly unqualified, not curious, not good at legislating or doing anything that his job requires. He doesn’t have any depth about any subject. And he’s also using the office of the presidency as a way to make money for himself and his businesses, so he’s corrupt. I can’t say anything nice about the guy, I think he’s one of the worst people I’ve ever encountered in public life.”
— Maeve McDermott (@maeve_mcdermott) April 25, 2017
He went on to kill the stage with performances of “Love Me Now,” “Penthouse Floor,” and others.
John Legend, the socially active singer-songwriter and one of the 2017 TIME 100 members, performed at the TIME 100 Gala on Tuesday night. “I need everybody up on their feet, let’s go,” Legend began before sailing through his hits like “Penthouse Floor,” and “Love Me Now.” Gliding across the stage, the consummate performer got everyone moving for a mini-concert. Read more on TIME.com. #johnlegend #time100
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