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‘Doesn’t agree with Trump’s agenda’: Millionaire Hollywood actor admired Lindsey Vonn’s tough stance against Donald Trump in 2017

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Lindsey Vonn is one of the most decorated female alpine skiers of all time. However, after the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, she gave up her competitive career in the sport. Before leaving for the 2018 Winter Games, the skier gave an interview in December 2017. During the interview, she touched on a few words about Donald Trump, the then American president.

However, in the result, she faced backlash and was compared to Colin Kaepernick.

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Lindsey Vonn appreciated by a Hollywood actor for her stand

A report of TMZ Sports showed that after facing backlash from people regarding her opinion of Trump, a Hollywood actor came out to support her. The actor is none other than Billy Baldwin. He spoke about Lindsey’s opinion and showed how much he admires and respects her.

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He said, “She wins a gold medal, and as the flag goes up, does she take a knee on the podium?” Additionally, Baldwin added, “She disagrees with Trump’s agenda and she takes a stand. I totally admire that and respect that.

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The topic began when Lindsey discussed her Olympic plans during an interview with CNN’s Christina MacFarlane. There Vonn also said, “I want to represent our country well. I don’t think there are many people in our government right now who do that. Absolutely not. But I have to win to be invited. No, actually, I think everyone on the American team is invited, so no, I’m not going.

Moreover, Lindsey once said, “Well, I hope to represent the people of the United States, not the president.” Some people have also compared her to Colin Kaepernick, who took a stand against Trump in a game.

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Colin Kaepernick’s protest

NFL quarterback Colin took a knee to speak out against widespread racial injustice and police brutality across the country. Many athletes have since adapted the gesture to express their support for the cause. Her list of supporters also includes star USWNT player Megan Rapinoe, kneeling during the national anthem.

ANN ARBOR, MI – APRIL 02: Colin Kaepernick participates in a throwing exhibition during halftime of the Michigan Spring Football game at Michigan Stadium on April 2, 2022 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Jaime Crawford/Getty Images)

Lindsey is currently engaged in numerous film and documentary projects under her brand as she prepares to wrap up a distinguished career.

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