Robert De Niro says that “in movie terms,” the country was once “an inspiring uplifting drama” but now has turned into “a tragic dumbass comedy.”
Oscar-winning actor spoke to Brown University graduates Sunday at the Ivy League school’s commencement ceremonies, and urged students to “work to stop the insanity” and to strive to make the world better.
De Niro alongside rapper Daveed Diggs an honorary doctorate of fine arts. Daveed Diggs message to the graduates was to work on new ideas “because the old ones have made a mess of things.”
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