President Trump denies saying anything derogatory about Haiti the other day. The U.S. president felt the need to clarify – or detail – his “s**thole countries” remark the other day, made during a meeting with lawmakers in the oval office.

On Thursday, the president became frustrated with the immigrants discussion, according to The Washington Post. He reacted: “Why are we having all these people from s**thole countries come here?”

Hours later, his shocking words were all over the media, sparking outrage. CNN brought the into discussion on several occasions. Anderson Cooper reacted to it on Anderson Cooper 360°, while Don Lemon called Trump a racist and urged those who voted him to do some self-examination.

Numerous celebrities have also posted their reactions, slamming the president on social media.

As a result, President Trump posted on Twitter that the information was “made up” by the Democrats. “Never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously, a very poor and troubled country”, he tweeted. “Never said “take them out.” Made up by Dems. I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians.” He conclude that in the future he will probably record the meetings.

 

Celebs, among countless other people, were quick to react to this comment, too.

Comedy actor Ben Stiller, who commented on Trump’s “ s**thole countries” remark earlier, tweeted in response: “How about acknowledging the people of #Haiti for their resilience and fortitude on the 8th anniversary of the devastating earthquake that killed over a hundred of thousand people.

Earlier, Stiller posted on Twitter a series of messages in support of the Haitians.

“Haitians have been a big part of the American melting pot… In 1990 14% of us Haitians were managerial and professional – lawyers, scientists, teachers, doctors, business managers”, the Hollywood actor wrote. “By 2010, this figure was 24%…. Haitians are a proud and resilient people and their country isnt”