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Patrick Stewart is trying to become a U.S. citizen specifically to 'fight' President Trump

Star Trek actor Patrick Stewart is a British citizen, so when it comes to opposing President Trump, his means are fairly limited. "You know, [in Britain we] have our own problems. We have Brexit. But I'm not a [U.S.] citizen," Stewart told the hosts of The View on Thursday. "However ... maybe it's the only good thing as the result of this election, I am now applying for citizenship. Because I want to be an American, too."

Stewart went on to justify his decision: "All of my friends in Washington said there's only one thing you can do: Fight, fight, oppose, oppose," said Stewart. "But I can't do it because I'm not a citizen."

Trump doesn't have too many fans in Britain. Earlier this month, British lawmakers — including one Labour Party member of Parliament who said Trump acts like a "petulant child" — argued over sending him an invitation for an official state visit, and thousands of protesters demonstrated against both Trump coming to Britain and his executive order that barred refugees and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S.