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Olivia Wilde Says Donald Trump Is ‘Really Sickening’

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Olivia Wilde said the thought of a Donald Trump presidency sickens her.

During an interview with Page Six, the actress who holds dual citizenship with America and Ireland said she had just seen “Ellis,” Robert De Niro’s latest short film about immigration.

“Ellis” tells the story of immigrants who were denied access to the country and instead hospitalized at the Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital. (RELATED: Olivia Wilde: Attacks On Hillary Clinton Are Sexist)

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“It made me think of the current refugee crisis,” Wilde said.

“[America] was a beacon of hope for so many, yet some in this country have developed this xenophobia that totally conflicts with what we’re based on.” (RELATED: Emily Blunt Is Sorry She Said She Regretted Becoming An American)

Olivia Wilde calls Donald Trump sickening

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“The fact that we can have someone running for president who openly projects that xenophobia is really sickening, particularly when you look at a film like this and remember our roots.” (RELATED: The Real Reason Emily Blunt Became An American Citizen)