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Over the weekend NFL players knelt and locked arms during the US national anthem in protest over inflammatory comments by president Donald Trump.

During a speech on Friday, Trump called players who kneel during the US national anthem as a protest against civil rights abuses “sons of bitches” and said players who didn’t stand should be fired.

The comments prompted a widespread ‘take the knee’ protest from the NFL, with many figures from the entertainment world reacting on Twitter to another turbulent few days in American politics.

The reaction: