Robert De Niro slams WHCA for criticizing Michelle Wolf

Robert De Niro went after both President and the media on Monday night while speaking at the Tribeca Film Festival.

The Oscar-winning actor was speaking at the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s annual Chaplin Award Gala, where he was among those honoring the recipient of this year's honor Helen Mirren.

His speech quickly turned political, just 48 hours after the annual White House Corespondents Dinner, with De Niro taking aim at the White House Correspondents' Association for distancing themselves from comedian Michelle Wolf.

'Shame on them! Stand up and strap on your balls and deal,' said De Niro. 

Raging bull: Robert De Niro criticized both the White House Correspondents' Association and President in a speech on Monday (above)

Saturday night live: 'Shame on them! Stand up and strap on your balls and deal,' said De Niro of the WHCA, responding to their letter distancing themselves from Michelle Wolf

De Niro also criticized President for attacking Wolf in the days after

read more from dailymail.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

NEXT 'Faith healer' 'treated' woman's ovarian cancer with a black salve that made ...