George Lopez wrote on social media telling President Donald Trump that he should “deport the police” instead of Latinos if he wants to make country’s streets safer, 100% Fed Up reports.
The former Lopez Tonight host wrote on his Instagram account on Friday: “The Trump administration is deporting Latinos to make the streets safer… You wanna make the streets safer deport the police.”
The actor-comedian added, “This is not an indictment of all Law Enforcement , some still just beat you #gacho #georgelopezonhbo #TheWall
He has since deleted the post following backlash for his controversial remarks.
On Monday, he clarified his remarks on Instagram Monday saying, “Comedy has a way of healing, but I also realize it can hurt too, so let’s let cooler heads prevail.”
He also shared a picture of the 1980s rock band The Police with the words “Deport The Police.”
Many fans expressed their disappointment about his post on Friday, with some describing it as “irresponsible” and suggesting that he should “stick to comedy.”