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Social Media Post Spreads Bogus Claims About Denzel Washington’s Political Leanings

Social Media Post Spreads Bogus Claims About Denzel Washington’s Political Leanings

A post circulating on social media falsely claims actor Denzel Washington said he’s “had it” with the Democratic Party’s “lies” and now supports former President Donald Trump. The fictitious quote attributed to Washington originated on a self-described satirical website. A representative for Washington confirmed “this post is a complete fabrication.”