Larry the Cable Guy on Thursday ripped the celebrities who filmed themselves singing John Lennon’s “Imagine” from self-quarantine in their massive homes as “clueless” of what working Americans are having to go through during the coronavirus pandemic.
The stand-up comedian, famous for his blue-collar humor, tweeted, “Here’s a message from people with a lot of possessions that can take a year off of work and not flinch telling everyone outa work to imagine a world with no possessions while people are living in the street a half mile away from ‘em.”
“They’re clueless,” he added.
Larry was responding to a video by “Wonder Woman” actress Gal Gadot that featured a handful of celebrities, including Kristen Wiig, Sarah Silverman, Jimmy Fallon and Natalie Portman, singing lyrics from “Imagine” while in isolation due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
“We’re all in this together,” Ms. Gadot captioned the video.
Here’s a message from people with a lot of possessions that can take a year off of work and not flinch telling everyone outa work to imagine a world with no possessions while people are living in the street a half mile away from ‘em. RT @MattWalshBlog:— Larry The Cable Guy (@GitRDoneLarry) March 19, 2020
Larry the Cable Guy tweeted that he held no “animosity” toward the celebrities in the video but that it was made in “bad taste.”
“Marx would be proud of that song,” he wrote. “And I’m not imagining no heaven. Jesus gives hope. Government can’t give people a heart change or hope.
“It’s a song about a communist utopia,” he told one critic. “Go go live in China and see if you love it. It’s easy to write that song living in a NY penthouse. No one living under communism would write it. People always love preaching socialism when they live in a country with buffets in every corner.
“It’d be like people losing everything in a tornado and your sending them a song to cheer them up about a world where no one cared about or needed possessions all the while living cozy with said possessions,” he added.
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