In a new interview with AARP magazine, longtime Democratic Party supporter Morgan Freeman said that he had hope in President Donald Trump.

When asked about his role in the film “Deep Impact,” in which he played the President of the United States, Freeman commented on Trump’s presidency.

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“As for politics today, I supported Hillary in the election, and now it feels like we are jumping off a cliff. We just have to find out how we land,” Freeman said of the current political climate.

“I’m not scared, though. I’m holding out hope that Donald Trump has to be a good president. He can’t not be. What I see is a guy who will not lose.”

Elsewhere in the interview, Freeman reflected on his life and spoke about how he interacts with his large family.

“We’re not a get-together-on-Thanksgiving kinda family. My daughters fight like cats. I say, ‘You people want to be together, fine. Not here.’ I think when someone in a family is famous, the downside is everybody expects things of you. But you have to make things happen on your own,” Freeman said.

“When my son was younger, he said he wanted to be an actor and that I should introduce him to people. I said, ‘You should change your name. Don’t use Freeman.’ He didn’t listen to me.”

Even though he supported Hillary Clinton for president, Morgan Freeman expresses some cautious optimism about Donald Trump (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)
Douglas Barclay is a Senior Editor at Rare. Follow him on Twitter @douglabarclay17
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