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According to an Internet rumor, actress Emma Stone is President Donald Trump’s newest supporter.
"Actress Emma Stone: ‘For the first time in history we have a president that…" read the headline on April 1 on Politics Elite Trump, a blog site that publishes stories about Hollywood and politics.
Facebook users flagged the post as being potentially fabricated, as part of the social network’s efforts to combat misinformation.
The story quotes Stone as saying that even though she originally wanted Hillary Clinton to win the 2016 presidential election, she has come to realize that America made a great choice electing Trump. That didn’t happen.
The story includes a doctored image of Stone wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat. It was photoshopped from a real photo taken of her at Disneyland in 2015. Stone was wearing a navy blue hat with a Mickey Mouse logo, but the article removed the logo replacing it with Trump’s campaign slogan.
The article also claims that Stone stated that she is not usually involved in politics. Though Stone has said that she has stayed quiet in publicly expressing her opinions, she has recently said that she is speaking out more often.
When searching for the quotes attributed to Stone in the article, we found no results.
A fake news blog said that actress Emma Stone has converted to a Trump supporter. We rate this Pants on Fire.
Politics Elite Trump, Actress Emma Stone: ‘For the first time in history we have a president that…", April 1, 2018
CNN, Emma Stone reacts to Trump’s election: It’s time to ‘speak out’, Nov. 14, 2016
Marie Claire, ‘I want to learn to fight better’: Emma Stone on politics and equal pay, Aug. 9, 2017
Glamour, Emma Stone wore a Planned Parenthood pin to the 2017 Academy Awards, Feb. 26, 2017
Buzzfeed, Emma Stone’s political BAFTAs acceptance speech was perfect, Feb. 12, 2017
Celeb Mafia, Emma Stone at Disneyland in Anaheim, April 2015
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