Robert De Niro says speech condemning Trump at film awards was cut

Robert De Niro has accused the organizers of a film awards ceremony of editing his speech without permission

De Niro was presenting the Historical Icon and Creator Tribute award at the Gotham Independent Film Awards on Monday

when, mid-speech, he paused and looked confused as he read off the teleprompter.

De Niro continued with his speech, and then said

“I just want to say one thing.

The beginning of my speech was edited, cut out, I didn’t know about it.

“History isn’t history any more,” De Niro said.

“Truth is not truth. Even facts are being replaced by alternative facts

driven by conspiracy theories and ugliness.”