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Ashley Judd Recites Controversial Poem About Trump (Video)

| by Sheena Vasani

Actress Ashley Judd sparked controversy after reciting a line from a poem at the Washington, D.C., Women's March Jan. 21, accusing President Donald Trump of having wet dreams about his "favorite sex object": his daughter (video below.)

In the poem called, "I am a Nasty Woman," written by 19-year-old Nina Donovan in reference to Trump's remarks about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Judd passionately speaks out against the man, reports The Daily Caller.

“I am not as nasty as racism, fraud, conflict of interest, homophobia, sexual assault, transphobia, white supremacy, misogyny, ignorance, white privilege,” Judd proclaimed, reports Mediaite.

Yet while the recitation drew applause from many, there was one line about the president's daughter, Ivanka Trump, that upset some.

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“I am not as nasty as your own daughter being your favorite sex symbol,” she recited. “Like your wet dreams infused with your own genes but, yeah, I’m a nasty woman!”

That line was a reference to controversial remarks Donald has made about Ivanka in the past.

"I've said if Ivanka weren't my daughter, perhaps I'd be dating her," he said once while on "The View" with Ivanka, reports The Independent.

He had previously commented on how "voluptuous" his daughter was.

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Later, the president's campaign said the man was just jokingly praising his daughter's beauty. 

Regardless, the comments left many divided. Lots were disgusted. Others, however, accused Donald's opponents of making a mountain out of a molehill, excessively reporting on the remarks to purposefully make him look perverted.

It is a division that is still present today, with supporters of Donald calling the poem inappropriate for referencing the issue in such a "crude" manner.

"This is a disgrace," responded one woman on the Harper's Bazaar Facebook post regarding the incident. "If you want to be respected, behave and speak in a respectable way. How is this helping your "cause?" Your speech is hateful, vulgar and cruel."

"I'm fairly certain that if anyone claimed that Obama had wet dreams about one of his daughters they would be burned at the stake so the hypocrisy in this country is truly at an all time low," added another woman.

Others, however, did not think the comments were such a big deal.

"Did I hear a different speech from the commentators below?" responded another woman. "I heard nothing offensive. And those inspiring words are not even her words so why the hate against her and seemingly mostly from other women. Did I miss something??"

Sources: The Daily Caller, Mediaite, The IndependentHarper's Bazaar/Facebook / Photo credit: Mingle TV via Wikimedia Commons

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