Jerry Seinfeld Bails on Charity Event; Donald Trump Goes OFF on Comedian

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Donald Trump is not a big fan of Jerry Seinfeld after the comedian reportedly pulled out from an event appearance for the Donald's son's charity.

Seinfeld was scheduled to attend a September 13 event for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Eric Trump Foundation, but he canceled.

According to reports, Jerry bailed based on Trump's remarks about President Obama, which didn't sit well with The Donald for a variety of reasons.

"I just learned you canceled a show for my son's charity," Donald Trump wrote to Seinfeld in an open letter, accusing him of backing out simply:

"Because of the fact that I am being very aggressive with respect to President Obama, who is doing an absolutely terrible job as our leader."

Trump, who is considering a 2012 presidential run, didn't stop there.

"We don't care that you broke your commitment," he continued, "Even though the children of St. Jude are very disappointed, and despite the fact that your manager previously and clearly stated you are 'truly a man of his word.'"

Trump then took a shot at Seinfeld's NBC show, The Marriage Ref.

"What I do feel badly about is that I agreed to do, and did, your failed show, 'The Marriage Ref,' even though I thought it was absolutely terrible."

"Despite its poor ratings, I didn't cancel on you like you canceled on my son and St. Jude. I only wish I did."

A rep for Seinfeld said he agreed to appear at the event before Trump began questioning the authenticity of Obama's birth certificate. However, "Jerry has grown increasingly uncomfortable" with the Apprentice head honcho.

"Jerry ... feels this kind of demagoguery has no place in public discourse," said the rep. "He has respectfully withdrawn from the event, but is making a contribution both to the Eric Trump Foundation and to [St. Jude]."

Bret Micheals is slated to fill Seinfeld's place, the rocker said in a statement.

"Donald Trump and his family have been wonderful to me and St. Jude's Children's Hospital is one of my favorite charities, so I'm honored to have been asked by Eric and the rest of the Trump family to be a part of this event," he said.

"We should never allow the spirit of generosity to be overshadowed by divisive political beliefs," Bret added in a dig at Seinfeld, "and when it comes to saving the life of a child, there is absolutely no room for political rhetoric."


Since he committed to go, he should have gone. Besides, he could have spent his time making Donald jokes if he really doesn't like him. Donald appreciates a good joke. Jerry could've stole the show!! Instead, he acted kind of like a catty b**ch.


I think they're as bad as each other. Jerry, can you just lay aside your personal opinion of the Donald for one night to help these kids in need. Donald, at least the guy made a donation to your son's charity, why don't you say Thank you? You can't go around attacking everyone who doesn't share your views. Men and their big egos. Pfft.


The Trumpster is running out of people to insult. Considering the fact that Trump did Not let Jerry know how he felt about his show while agreeing to be a guest only show the two faced side of Trump. At least Jerry felt uncomfortable appearing at the event, and he "chose" Not to appear. Trumpster seems to be in everybody's business. His son Eric is over the age of 21, and Now Trump is making enemies on his son's behalf. Even through Jerry declined to appear at the event, he still chose to make 2 donations, which within itself is a generous gesture. PEACE!!


If all of you that dislike what Jerry did give money then your comment means something


Shame on you jerry. According to this article this appearance had nothing to do directly with Donald trump. Just because your a celebrity doesn't give you reason to not separate your personal life and feelings with your professional career. This is completely ridiculous.


Jerry was in a tough position and it was probably a hard decision to make. In the end, he donated the money for the charity, but who knows he could have raised lots more by making an appearance. I'm not really sure how it works. I probably would have gone, but with these guys everything is politics. I don't understand why Donald Trump has to personally attack people this way. I think he's just a bit too hot-headed to be a president.


Hollywood Moron Putting politics before the children Shame on you Jerry Seinfield and shame on ones who "agree" with you. It was a political arena it was a benefit for children. You are off my list and I think you will feel the pinch from others but you are a has been already who will never "be" again. For God sakes everyone it was for the children. This is America where each of us is entitled to speak what we believe in. And typical of you to think money will make it all right.


First of all Donald Trump is a first class "JACKASS". Jerry had a very good reason why he did what did. That's what happens when you run your mouth in the whole and why is Donald trumpet speaking for his son. Can the dude talk for him self. My grandma always you open your mouth to big someone gonna throw shit in it, so it best not to open not big. Jerry I loved the show. Donald asshole.


GO JERRY! I dont blame u one bit for not wanting to be associated with that pompous asshole.


Jerry Seinfeld is a MORON!!! Just because Donald Trump has the balls to tell the truth about what a CRAPPY President Obama is doesn't mean you have to back out of a charity for children and make them suffer. Jerry is showing his true colors! What a creep!!! Obama truly is trying to destroy this country and force everyone to be dependent on the government. Its called Socialism and it has been Obama's agenda from the start. GO TRUMP!!!

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