ORLANDO, FLA. - An animatronic figure of Donald Trump has joined Disney's Hall of Presidents in Florida.
The Orlando Sentinel reports that a robotic facsimile of the 45th president of the United States stood front and slightly off-center Monday for the soft reopening of the long-running Walt Disney World attraction.
The Trump figure moves his head during the traditional roll call of leaders, motions with his arms and gives a brief speech. A Disney spokeswoman says Trump recorded his Hall of Presidents script earlier this year. Every sitting president since Bill Clinton has had a speaking part.
The Hall of Presidents debuted at the Magic Kingdom in 1971 and gets an update with each change in leadership. After closing in January, the theater received an upgrade in its sound, light and projection packages.
Disney has not announced an official opening date.
Some Twitter users have drawn an unusual comparison, commenting that the Trump robot looked a lot like actor Jon Voight.
Disney gave the job of Trump in the Hall of Presidents to Jon Voight and I can’t stop laughing. pic.twitter.com/dtu4PnqPv4— Wil Spillane 🚀 (@2xUEss) December 19, 2017
It's weird how the Trump robot at the Hall of Presidents is Trump from an HBO movie five years from now where he's played by Jon Voight pic.twitter.com/7GtizFfELR— Jason Bailey (@jasondashbailey) December 19, 2017
So you’re gonna sit there and tell me that this isn’t Jon Voight in a Donald Trump costume? pic.twitter.com/jQyUmCJAJG— lauren. (@laurennvasso) December 19, 2017
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