Marc Anthony lands in hot water over Donald Trump tweet

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While Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, and parts of the southern United States prepare to face Hurricane Dorian, a tweetstorm between President Donald Trump and Marc Anthony is causing major controversy. It is not the first time the singer criticized the president, but this time, the Puerto Rican star did not hold back.

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The president addressed the people of Puerto Rico in a slew of tweets earlier this week, in which he said that the White House was keeping an eye on the tropical storm. In those tweets, Trump also said that the government in Puerto Rico is "corrupt" and "incompetent," which caused a heated response from the "Parecen Viernes" singer.

President Trump made some controversial remarks regarding Puerto Rico.

The president addressed the nation via Twitter in regard to the hurricane and how the government plans to step in to provide help and resources to the island.

"We are tracking closely tropical storm Dorian as it heads, as usual, to Puerto Rico. FEMA and all others are ready, and will do a great job," he wrote. "When they do, let them know it, and give them a big Thank You - Not like last time. That includes from the incompetent Mayor of San Juan!" He also went on to accuse the political system on the island of being "corrupt."


This tweet in particular was not received well.

Trump also sent this tweet that also rubbed people the wrong way, saying that he was "the best thing" to happen to the island. 


Marc did not mince words when it came to responding to the president.

Marc sent a tweet in response, defending Puerto Rico after the president accused its government of corruption. "Coming from a gruesome individual like YOU it makes perfect sense," the salsero tweeted. 

This isn't the first time Trump has made negative remarks about Puerto Rico.

When Hurricane Maria hit the island in 2017, Trump stirred up major controversy when he criticized Puerto Rico's infrastructure while the island was in need of major aid. 


Marc came to the island's defense then, too.

Marc has always been known as someone who represented and supported his island through thick and thin. It's really not a surprise to see him come to its defense whenever his people are threatened or disrepespected in any way. 

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