‘Hamilton’ Star, Maybe Washington, Jefferson Statues Should Come Down – TMZ

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‘Hamilton’ Star

Maybe Washington, Jefferson Statues

Should Come Down

8/16/2017 1:27 PM PDT

EXCLUSIVE

Hamilton” star Leslie Odom Jr. actually thinks President Trump could have a point  — but not in the way Trump thought — because he thinks removing George Washington and Thomas Jefferson statues is worthy of discussion.

We got the actor — who famously played Aaron Burr in the smash musical — at LAX Wednesday and asked about Trump’s argument that removing the statue of Robert E. Lee could open the door to 86’ing the famous presidents.

Washington and Jefferson owned slaves … so, he says fair question.

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