Director of “My poor little angel” confesses that Donald Trump would have “forced” his appearance in the film – Shows and Culture

“The only way you can use the Plaza Hotel is if I’m in the movie,” the president would have said.

My poor angel”Is considered around the world as one of the Christmas movies most remembered of all time. And despite having passed almost 30 years since its premiere, unpublished details of the film are still known.

The first two installments have unforgettable scenes for those who have seen them, especially in the second film “My Poor Little Angel 2: Lost in New York”(1992), in which there is a very peculiar cameo: that of the current president of the United States, Donald Trump.

On the occasion of the anniversary of their premiere, Chris Columbus, director of both films, confessed to the medium Insider that Trump would have “forced” his appearance in the sequel.

It should be noted that, in those years, Trump was owner of Plaza Hotel, which served as the location for the film, so since production they were forced to deal with the republican.

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Cameo of Donald Trump in “My poor little angel”

“We wanted to film in the lobby,” recalled Columbus.

According to the aforementioned media, those involved in the film thought that just paying the corresponding fee to use the hotel as a filming location would be enough, however, Trump would have asked for more.

“We paid the fee, but he also said: ‘The only way you can use the Plaza is if I’m in the movie‘”Columbus said.”So we agreed to put it in the movie”.

The director was not sure whether to leave the mogul’s appearance in the feature film, but changed his mind when he first showed her to an audience.

People cheered when Trump appeared on screenColumbus said. So I told my editor: ‘Leave it in the movie. It’s a moment for the audience‘. But he did get into the movie with intimidation”, He concluded.



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