The Will and Grace star, 51, https://twitter.com/DebraMessing/status/1167893625990086658?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwgr%5E363937393b636f6e74726f6c&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.foxnews.com%2Fentertainment%2Fdebra-messing-black-Trump-supporters-ill 'THANK YOU #Alabama' on Saturday in response to a story about a Baptist church in Birmingham that displayed a sign reading: 'A black vote for Trump is mental illness.'
The other side of the controversial sign put on display outside the New Era Baptist contains the message: 'A white vote for Trump is pure racism.'
Michael Jordan, the pastor of the local church, told that he erected the sign in a bid to encourage people to choose a name other than Trump on their ballots next year.
Actress Debra Messing, (pictured), appears to have supported a sign at an Alabama church branding black Donald Trump supporters 'mentally ill'
The Will and Grace star, 51, tweeted 'THANK YOU #Alabama' on Saturday in response to a story about a Baptist church in Birmingham that displayed a sign reading: 'A black vote for Trump is mental illness'
Daxton Kirk, a local Trump supporter, claimed that people 'should not be able to come into a building and feel like you are hated or diversified just because you came here to worship the Lord.'
Kirk told the local station that he has contacted the the town’s City Hall to see if officials can do anything about the sign.
Meanwhile, some Twitter users took issue with Messing over her comment, with one saying: 'Sorry Debra...my world view doesn't break down into Black vs White. It breaks down into those who support ripping babies apart in their mother's womb and those who don't. I vote to protect babies of all colors. Period.'
Another named @caringcanuk claimed: 'Thanking someone for hatred and division..... WOW!!!!!!.'
Another user named @mrjavahead claimed: 'I had no idea Hollywood still harbored this level of prejudice against people of color. Disgusting.'
Messing's Tweet came just a day after she expressed anger about a fundraiser being held for Donald Trump in Beverly Hills and claimed that a list of attendees should be made public.
The fundraiser is being hosted by Republican National Committee chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, RNC co-chairman Tommy Hicks Jr., campaign manager Brad Parscale and Trump Victory finance chairman Todd Ricketts.
A Baptist church in Birmingham, Alabama, made headlines for a sign saying that a black person