A town in southern Italy where Robert De Niro’s great-grandparents came from has offered the US film star asylum after he made a tongue-in-cheek remark that he’d return there if Donald Trump was elected president.
‘If after the disappointment of Trump, he wants to take refuge here, we are ready to welcome him,’ said Antonio Cerio, the mayor of Ferrazzano, the little town east of Naples where his great-grandparents emigrated from in 1890.
The star of ‘Taxi Driver,’ ‘Raging Bull’ and ‘Meet the Fockers’ said on the Jimmy Kimmel talk-show on the US ABC channel Wednesday, that the Italian side of his family was originally from Ferrazzano and that he is an Italian citizen.
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