Clay Aiken Apologizes for Defending Trump: ‘I Am a F—— Dumba–‘

Last year, the former “Celebrity Apprentice” contestant said he didn’t believe Trump was a fascist or a racist

Former “Celebrity Apprentice” contestant Clay Aiken has apologized for defending Donald Trump in response to accusations of racism lobbied against the president in the past.

“Remember all those times I defended @realDonaldTrump and believed he was not actually racist? Well… I am a f*****g dumba–.  Aiken tweeted on Tuesday night, adding, “TBC… I’ve always thought he would be a dumpster fire as a president, and I was right about that. I just didn’t think he was racist.”

Aiken’s tweets came just hours after Tuesday’s press conference at which the president blamed “both sides” for the violent white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia.

In response to a fan on Twitter, Aiken added, “My party is the Democrats. I didn’t vote for the idiot. Never ever implied that I did or would. Was VERY vocal about not voting for him.”

Last year, Aiken said on FOX Business that he didn’t think Trump was a racist: “I don’t think he’s a fascist. I don’t think he’s a racist.”

According to Billboard, Aiken correctly predicted Trump would win in the polls on an episode of “Chelsea” last year: “We say Hillary has no chance of losing, Trump’s never going to be President and people continue to say that and they will stay home and it’ll end up being like Brexit in England where we end up having a clown President for four years.”

“American Idol” alum Aiken, who competed on “Celebrity Apprentice” in 2012, unsuccessfully ran for a congressional seat in 2014.

See his tweets below.

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