Trump post-indictment video uses Matt Damon’s voice from "Air"
Former President Trump rolled out a new video on Truth Social on Saturday, in the wake of being indicted for 37 felony counts related to retaining classified information and obstruction of justice in a federal classified documents probe.
The big picture: The two-minute video uses actor Matt Damon's monologue from "Air" as narration.
- Ben Affleck's biographical sports drama "Air" tells the story of Nike's rise to sneaker dominance.
Driving the news: A spokesperson from Artists Equity, Affleck and Damon's production company, said they did not consent to Trump's campaign using the dialogue.
- “We had no foreknowledge of, did not consent to and do not endorse or approve any footage or audio from Air being repurposed by the Trump campaign as a political advertisement."
Of note: Trump's post also includes a link to donate money.
What they're saying: "No matter how viciously they attack me, I will NEVER, EVER SURRENDER," Trump said in an accompanying statement.
- "With your support, we will once again surge even higher and prove that our America First movement truly is UNSTOPPABLE," he added.
Editor's note: This story has been updated with a statement from Affleck and Damon's production company.