In an excerpt from his interview with The Big Issue journal, the Mötley Crüe drummer vowed to relocate to Greece, the place he was born, if Trump wins the 2020 election.
“Dude, I swear to god if that happens then I’m coming over to visit the UK,” he instructed the UK publication. “I’m out of here. I’ll go back to my motherland, go back to Greece and get a house on one of the islands.”
Lee has repeatedly criticized the President since Trump’s election in 2016, most not too long ago admonishing him for refusing to sentence white supremacy within the first presidential debate in September.
The President, Lee instructed The Big Issue, has weakened the United States’ fame as a worldwide superpower.
“The thing that stings the most is that I feel like we’re embarrassing,” he mentioned. “I feel like people in Europe and the rest of the world look at America and think: ‘What the f**k are you guys doing over there? Stop voting for celebrities and get someone real to run the country.'”
Lee’s one in every of a number of rock stars who’ve come out in opposition to Trump.
Dee Snider, frontman for Twisted Sister and one-time “Celebrity Apprentice” contestant, criticized the President in August for his dealing with of the coronavirus pandemic.
And artists like Steven Tyler of Aerosmith and Neil Young have requested Trump to not play their songs at his rallies, citing political variations. Bruce Springsteen, who mentioned in 2018 he believes Trump will probably be reelected, launched a tune in protest of Trump’s “Make America Great Again” slogan.