Sesame Street stars pose with colleagues at the Kennedy Center 2019

Lawrence Kim
December 9, 2019

A singer and left-leaning activist used her award acceptance speech to criticize the president's top foreign policy adviser on December 7.

According to Sam Greisman, a movie writer and the youngest son of Sally Field, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was having a major sad at the State Department dinner for Kennedy Center honorees.

Pompeo had politely introduced Ronstadt by referencing one of her most well-known music hits "When will I be loved".

"As I travel the world, I wonder when will I be loved", Pompeo said, according to RollingStone Magazine.

Later in the evening, it was Ronstadt's turn to address the audience.

When Ronstadt, who is known as an ardent critic of President Trump, took the microphone to receive the honor, she took aim at Pompeo.

Variety reported that Ronstadt immediately sat down after her remark, which drew gasps, slow-building applause and cheers from the audience. The crowd eventually cheered her comment the report said.Ronstadt retired from performing in 2011 due to the effects of Parkinson's disease. The list includes numerous excited and beloved children's series along with entertainment veterans Earth such as Wind &Fire, Linda Ronstadt, Sally Field, and undoubtedly Sesame Street.

The White House said Friday that neither Donald Trump nor Melania Trump would attend because they planned to host a Christmas party for members of the Secret Service and their families. Trump skipped the past two celebrations; in 2017, multiple recipients threatened to boycott the event if he attended. "We were all celebrating the arts in America".

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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