It looks like Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson has switched camps after he appeared at the Donald Trump rally over the weekend. However, Bobby Jindal and his team deny that Robertson has ditched them for The Donald.
Robertson and his wife, who star in the Louisiana-based reality show about a family business that manufactures duck hunting goods, made an official announcement back in April that they are supporting their governor in the upcoming Presidential race. Jindal has also stated that he is a fan of the show.
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He even appeared on the popular reality show saying: "Duck Dynasty is one of my favorite shows. My kids wait anxiously for each new episode and watch DVR’d episodes over and over again.” “I was proud to be on the show and even more proud to call the Robertsons my friends," he added. However, during a Trump rally, the reality TV star announced that he likes Trump now. “I do like me some Trump, I’ve gotta admit.” said Robertson at the Oklahoma State Fair.
“Here’s the deal. We’re both successful businessmen. We both have pretty big shows on television. We both have wives that are 1,000 times better-looking than us so I like Trump,” admitted Robertson.
The Louisiana Governor denied that Robertson had left them and claimed that the reality star is just being nice to the GOP front-runner.
Jindal said Robertson may have said that he likes Trump but it did not mean that he was endorsing the Apprentice star for president.
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In an email written by Jindal’s campaign spokesman, Kyle Plotkin, he said that Jindal and Robertson had a chat over the weekend. He hinted that the reality star is still on their side although he admires Trump’s business expertise.
Robertson has been a Jindal supporter since 2013 even before he expressed his desire to join the 2016 presidential race.