Raven-Symoné, co-host of ‘The View,’ announces on air she is moving to Canada if this happens

Raven-Symoné, co-host of ‘The View,’ announces on air she is moving to Canada if this happens
Raven-Symoné (Image: YouTube screen grab, via Sam's Secret Collection)

Shorter Raven-Symoné: I am moving to Canada.

As CNN notes, Raven-Symoné — that’s one name, and the acute accent is silent(!) — said on Friday’s show, “I literally bought my ticket” and will take up residence in Canada “if any Republican gets nominated” for president. Since every candidate running for the Republican nomination is a registered Republican, the chances of a Republican not getting nominated is 0%.

Co-host Joy Behar, whom nothing gets past, right away noticed a problem with Raven-Symoné’s statement. But not the problem stated above. Instead Behar pointed out that Raven-Symoné is not a Canadian citizen. Another member of the panel, Candace Cameron Bure, enriched the conversation by adding that Raven-Symoné would need a visa to work in Canada.

Raven-Symoné is not the only TV celebrity who intends to leave the U.S. for political reasons. On Thursday, Al Sharpton reported that he, too, has reserved his “ticket to get out of here” if Donald Trump is the nominee.

In the video of his remarks, Sharpton betrays an equally tenuous grasp on American civics, stating that a President Trump would “probably have me deported anyway.” If deportation of American citizens were an option available to a president, Barack Obama would have deported more than half the country by now.

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy has written for The Blaze, HotAir, NewsBusters, Weasel Zippers, Conservative Firing Line, RedCounty, and New York’s Daily News. He has one published novel, Hot Rain, (G. P. Putnam’s Sons), and has been a guest on Radio Vice Online with Jim Vicevich, The Alana Burke Show, Smart Life with Dr. Gina, and The George Espenlaub Show.

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