Bryan Cranston Calls Trump: ‘A Bizarre Human Being’

Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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Bryan Cranston said Donald Trump is “a bizarre human being.”

Speaking to The Daily Beast about his upcoming film “The Infiltrator,” the 60-year-old actor, best known for his role in “Breaking Bad,” talked about the “anomaly” that is the presumptive Republican nominee in 2016 and insisted he can’t see Trump as president of the United States. (RELATED: Bryan Cranston On Trump: You Should Be Held Accountable For What You Say)

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“As real as that is, and it is since he’s the presumptive nominee, it’s still not real to me that a reality show host and supreme narcissist is going to be the president of the United States,” Cranston told the Beast. “I just don’t sense the reality of that, and I hope I never do. To me, it’s not a Republican thing and look at those Republicans — even though I am a Democrat — because I think our country is stronger when we are kept in balance when there’s a legitimate conservative candidate.”

“Now, the X factor is Trump,” he continued. “He’s an anomaly to politics and an anomaly to the human race, as far as I’m concerned. He’s just a bizarre human being.”

“I don’t think that’s a statement that anybody can even argue,” he continued. “‘Is he a normal human being?’ I don’t think anybody can say, ‘Yeah, he’s pretty normal!'”

“No,” he said. “He’s very, very far away from normal. Even if you agree with him, he’s still far away from normal, and we need a president like our current president, who I believe has shown the qualities we want in a president: restraint, introspection, diplomacy, thoughtfulness, sensitivity, intelligence, not to be hyperbolic, to be presidential, to be respectful, and to be patient.”

“President Obama has the qualities that anyone would want, and I think a President Clinton would have those qualities as well,” he added. “But we know that Donald Trump does not have that.”