During an interview with the German magazine Der Spiegel, British singer Morrissey said he’d kill President Trump “for the sake of humanity,” the Washington Times reported Saturday.
“If there was a button here and if you pressed on it, Trump would die dead [sic]– would you push it or not?” Der Spiegel asked Morrissey.
“I would, for the safety of humanity. It has nothing to do with my personal opinion of his face or his family, but in the interest of humanity I would push,” the singer said in response.
According to the Times:
Morrissey’s response to the magazine’s hypothetical question about killing the president was one of a handful of remarks published by Der Spiegel conveying his thoughts on the 45th president of the United States.
“Trump has received so much attention, especially when compared to other candidates — Bernie Sanders, for example. Although the media said he would