Green Day Lead Singer Compares Trump To Hitler

Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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Green Day lead singer Billie Armstrong compared Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler in an upcoming issue of the U.K. magazine Kerrang.

“The worst problem I see about Trump is who his followers are,” Armstrong said, according to UPROXX. “I actually feel bad for them, because they’re poor, working-class people who can’t get a leg up. They’re pissed off and he’s preyed on their anger.” (RELATED: Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Getting Treatment After Onstage Meltdown)

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23: Billie Joe Armstrong and Joan Jett perform together at "Geezer" Premiere - 2016 Tribeca Film Festival at Spring Studios on April 23, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

(Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

“He just said, ‘You have no options and I’m the only one, and I’m going to take care of it myself,'” he told Kerrang. “I mean, that’s f–king Hitler, man! I don’t even know how else to explain it.” (RELATED: Which Green Day Song Is On Paul Ryan’s iPod?)

“I wish I were over-exaggerating,” he continued. “And sometime maybe I do over-exaggerate with [George W] Bush. But with Trump, I just can’t wait ’til he’s gone.”