Hollywood screenwriter and director James Gunn, creator of the Guardians of the Galaxy film series, publicly posted a six-figure bounty to get accurate measurements of President Donald Trump.
Gunn's bounty came after Navy doctor Ronny Jackson recorded Trump as being six feet and three inches (75″) tall and weighing 239 lbs.
Within hours, political commentators were using the term "girtherism" to self-refer to those who doubted the federal government's official measurements of the commander in chief.
It was in this context that Gunn posted his bounty on Twitter:
I will give 100 thousand dollars to Trump's favorite charity if he will step on an accurate scale with an impartial… https://t.co/PbWj5uf3UD— James Gunn (@James Gunn)1516151138.0
Gunn's Twitter feed showed doubts about Trump's measurements and his mental health, which the same doctor said was excellent.
Trump's medical exam says he's 6'3" and 239 pounds. Albert Pujols is 6'3" and 240 pounds. If the dementia tests are… https://t.co/yoegzt7dnC— James Gunn (@James Gunn)1516150462.0
Two 6'3" men standing next to each other. #Girther #GirtherMovement https://t.co/yI14O6YpQ6— James Gunn (@James Gunn)1516153656.0
Gunn even question the size of Trump's hands.
Come to think of it, perhaps Trump doesn't weigh as much as one would think because his tiny hands weigh a gram a piece.— James Gunn (@James Gunn)1516150760.0