Chris Evans, George Takei slam Trump's attack on Christine Blasey Ford: 'We should all be ashamed of our president'

Just days after calling her a “very credible witness” and “very fine woman” who had delivered “compelling” testimony, President Trump has turned Christine Blasey Ford into a punchline.

During Tuesday night’s campaign rally in Southaven, Miss., Trump mocked Ford, who has accused his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexual assault.

“How did you get home? I don’t remember,” Trump told the crowd in a play on Ford’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, which has prompted an FBI investigation. “How did you get there? I don’t remember. Where is the place? I don’t remember. How many years ago was it? I don’t know. I don’t know. I don’t know. I don’t know. What neighborhood was it in? I don’t know. Where’s the house? I don’t know. Upstairs, downstairs, where was it? I don’t know. But I had one beer, that’s the only thing I remember.”

Trump mocked Ford’s allegations at his Mississippi rally. (Photo: AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Trump mocked Ford’s allegations at his Mississippi rally. (Photo: AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

He then went on to express sympathy for Kavanaugh.

“And a man’s life is in tatters, a man’s life is shattered,” Trump said. “His wife is shattered. His daughters who are beautiful, incredible young kids — they destroy people, they want to destroy people. These are really evil people.”

While the supporters surrounding him in Mississippi applauded and laughed, many consider his statements victim-shaming and disrespectful to women.

Ford’s legal counsel, Michael R. Bromwich, slammed the speech as a “vicious, vile, and soulless attack” on his client. Bromwich was among many who noted that reactions like Trump’s discourage women from reporting sexual assault.

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Celebrities, including Chris Evans, Debra Messing, Alyssa Milano, and Star Trek‘s George Takei, also condemned the president’s words.

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The rally follows Trump’s remarks to the press earlier in the day about it being a “very scary time for young men in America.”

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