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Beach Boys' Bruce Johnston Blasts Obama

Singer goes off on fans while signing autographs in New York

May 11, 2012 11:55 AM ET
Bruce Johnston
Bruce Johnston
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The Beach Boys' Bruce Johnston had some heated words for President Obama while signing autographs for fans in New York on May 10th, according to TMZ.

"Obama? Unless you're interested in never having any money," said Johnston in a video clip when asked about the President. Johnston reportedly called Obama "an asshole" and suggested the president was a Socialist, but the exact quotes are hard to decipher from the clip.

Johnston was also unhappy with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, asking fans, "And who's the Republican asshole? Our guy isn't any good."

He finished with a barb towards a fan expressing support for Obama. "Wait until Obama doesn't have to try anymore," said Johnston. "You're fucked."

The recently reunited Beach Boys have an album set for this summer, the band's first album of new material in two decades.

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