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Julia Roberts attends the 2017 amfAR Inspiration Gala Los Angeles on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) Julia Roberts attends the 2017 amfAR Inspiration Gala Los Angeles on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Julia Roberts attends the 2017 amfAR Inspiration Gala Los Angeles on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Allison Graves
By Allison Graves May 15, 2018

Fabricated headline says Julia Roberts told Celine Dion to leave country if she hates Trump so much

A website’s claim that Julia Roberts told Celine Dion to leave the country if she hates President Donald Trump so much is completely made up — not to mention horrifically punctuated.

"You’re wrong Celine the U.S. was destroyed by Obama and Muslim terrorists and now Trump going to make Obama destroyed America great again also if you hate trump you can go in your country," said a May 14 headline on cvikas.com.

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Bad punctuation aside, the story offers no additional context or evidence of this celebrity feud actually happening. It just repeats the faked Roberts’ quote from the headline and ends with a question: "Do you stand with Julie?"

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After the question, the story contradicts Roberts’ quote by including a YouTube video at the bottom of the article that shows Roberts speaking in support of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at a rally in 2016.

We’ve actually seen this fabricated quote before. In January, we debunked a claim that said Sandra Bullock told Hillary Clinton the same thing.

This headline is pure click-bait clutter, so we rate it Pants on Fire!

Our Sources

Civkas.com, "Julia Roberts To Celine Dion: "You’re Wrong Celine The U.S Was Destroyed By Obama And Muslim Terrorists and Now Trump Going To Make Obama’s Destroyed America Great Again Also If You Hate Trump You Can Go In Your Country." Do You Stand With Julia?," May 14, 2018

PolitiFact, "No, Sandra Bullock didn't disparage Hillary Clinton," Jan. 16, 2018

 


 

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