Former president Donald Trump is resigning from the Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) after the union threatened to cancel his membership, Fox News reports.
Trump's resignation comes after the SAG board voted "overwhelmingly" that Trump violated the union's membership guidelines with his rhetoric on and before the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
"I write to you today regarding the so-called Disciplinary Committee hearing aimed at revoking my union membership. Who cares!" Trump wrote to SAG President Gabrielle Carteris.
"While I'm not familiar with your work, I'm very proud of my work on movies such as Home Alone 2, Zoolander and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps; and television shows including The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Saturday Night Live, and of course, one of the most successful shows in television history, The Apprentice—to name just a few!" Trump wrote.
Trump went on to say that he has "also greatly helped the cable news television business (said to be a dying platform with not much time left until I got involved in politics), and created thousands of jobs at networks such as MSDNC and Fake News CNN, among many others."
"Which brings me to your blatant attempt at free media attention to distract from your dismal record as a union," Trump continued. "Your organization has done little for its members, and nothing for me—besides collecting dues and promoting dangerous un-American policies and ideas—as evident by your massive unemployment rates and lawsuits from celebrated actors, who even recorded a video asking, 'Why isn't the union fighting for me?'"
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