Saturday, April 20, 2024

Robert Kennedy Apologizes for Commercial Exploiting JFK, But It’s Still Pinned to Top of His X Account


Robert Kennedy Jr. is a disgraceful person.

After being taken to task by his cousins for a Super Bowl commercial exploiting JFK and the Kennedys he wrote: “I’m so sorry if the Super Bowl advertisement caused anyone in my family pain. The ad was created and aired by the American Values Super PAC without any involvement or approval from my campaign. FEC rules prohibit Super PACs from consulting with me or my staff. I love you all. God bless you.”

And yet, the commercial is still pinned to the top of his Twitter X account. He could have removed it last night. But he didn’t. And he won’t.

He blamed the whole thing on the American Vales Super PAC as if he has no control over what they do.

That’s what happened when another PAC announced that a bunch of celebrities would attend a fundraiser birthday party for Kennedy. Then it turned out none of them had agreed, or would come.

Fighting 4 One America had initially promised a performance from “superstar tenor Andrea Bocelli” along with star-studded “well-wisher guests” Mike Tyson, Dionne Warwick and Martin Sheen at the Jan 22. gathering at Indian Wells, California. But everyone disavowed the party, and it never happened.

This is who Kennedy’s followers want for president? Not only did Bobby Shriver, his cousin, slam him. So did Bobby’s brother, Mark.

Wake up, everyone.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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