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NEW YORK: Donald Trump has resigned from the Display screen Actors Guild after the union threatened to expel him for his position within the Capitol riot in January.
In a letter dated Thursday and addressed to SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris, Trump stated he was resigning from the union that he had been a member of since 1989.
“I not want to be related together with your union,” wrote Trump in a letter shared by the actors guild. “As such, this letter is to tell you of my quick resignation from SAG-AFTRA. You’ve gotten completed nothing for me.“
The guild responded with a brief assertion: “Thanks.“

Final month, the SAG-AFTRA board voted that there was possible trigger that Trump violated its pointers for membership by his position within the Jan. 6 Capitol siege. Trump, the guild stated, had sustained “a reckless marketing campaign of misinformation aimed toward discrediting and in the end threatening the security of journalists, lots of whom are SAG-AFTRA members.”
Trump’s case was to be weighed by a disciplinary committee. In his letter, the previous president stated he had little interest in such a listening to. “Who cares?” he wrote.

“Whereas I am not conversant in your work, I am very pleased with my work on motion pictures reminiscent of `Dwelling Alone 2,’ `Zoolander’ and `Wall Road: Cash By no means Sleeps’; and tv exhibits together with `The Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air,’ `Saturday Night time Stay,’ and naturally, probably the most profitable exhibits in tv historical past, `The Apprentice’ _ to call just some!” wrote Trump.

“I’ve additionally drastically helped the cable information tv enterprise (stated to be a dying platform with not a lot time left till I bought concerned in politics), and created 1000’s of jobs at networks reminiscent of MSDNC and Pretend Information CNN, amongst many others,“ Trump continued.

On Thursday, the Display screen Actors Guild introduced nominees to its annual awards.
Shedding guild membership does not disqualify anybody from performing. However most main productions abide by union contracts and rent solely union actors.

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