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Barbra Streisand says the current political climate is "making me fat"

03 November 2018
Barbra Streisand says the current political climate is

On Trump, she told The Times: "I just can't stand what's going on".

The 76-year-old icon - who will soon release her latest studio album, "Walls" - has always been committed to being honest with her work, and she doesn't care whether her candid nature damages her earnings.

Her magnificent voice, at times quivering with deeply felt emotion, may not be the ideal instrument for expressing pointed political anger, and the soft string accompaniment becomes a bit predictable. I remember being onstage in Washington, D.C., and asking, 'I'm just curious, how many Republicans are in the audience?' because everyone knows I'm a staunch Democrat, and a lot of people raised their hands.

The Memories singer, actor, director and activist said Swift's political "coming out" and its effect on voter enrolment made her "very proud". "I've been thinking about, do I want to move to Canada?"

She adds, "It's making me fat".

During an interview with The New York Times, Streisand admitted she has been considering moving to Canada if the GOP keeps control of Congress. "I hope it does". Their career? I don't worry about that kind of thing. "And that became the title of the first song".

When asked about one song on her album called "Don't Lie To Me, " Streisand said it was a response to the president's statements on the major issues facing the country.

Streisand, who starred in the 1970s version of "A Star is Born", said she has not yet seen the full remake yet, but revealed, "What I've seen of the film I really liked".