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2018 Tony awards

Robert De Niro gets standing ovation at Tony Awards after saying 'F—k Trump' — twice

That wasn't your TV going out during Sunday night's Tony Awards — the censors at CBS had to bleep out most of what Robert De Niro said while introducing special Tony winner Bruce Springsteen.

De Niro began by saying "F--k Trump," pumped his fists, and received cheers from the audience. He then repeated himself, and more people got up from their seats, clapping. Watch a clip of his censored speech below, and click here for the uncensored version. Catherine Garcia