Reunited and it feels so good! On Thursday, March 31, former costars Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis teamed up to re-create the car trip from their 1991 film, Thelma & Louise, at the Good Morning America studios in New York City.
In the spirit of Throwback Thursday, the duo took a seat in the iconic 1966 Ford Thunderbird used in the movie’s fictional journey from Oklahoma to Mexico. Behind the wheel, Sarandon, 69, looked oh-so-chic in a silver bomber jacket and oversize aviator shades, while Davis, 60, sported a ladylike pink, formfitting frock.
This isn’t the first time Davis (Thelma) and Sarandon (Louise) have appeased nostalgia-lovers by hanging out together. In June 2014, the two posed for a sweet snapshot, and Sarandon boasted that she and Davis originated the selfie before the advent of social media. “Inventors of the #selfie at it again #ThelmaAndLouise,” the Zoolander 2 star captioned the post.
— Susan Sarandon (@SusanSarandon) June 19, 2014
Days before catching up with her old friend, Sarandon made headlines for showing support for Donald Trump over the Republican presidential candidate’s Democratic counterpart, Hillary Clinton.
As a staunch supporter of Democratic nominee Bernie Sanders, Sarandon implied that it would be better for people to vote for GOP front-runner Trump, 69, if it came down to the ex-Celebrity Apprentice host and Sanders’ left-aligned rival, Clinton, 68.
“I think a lot of people are like, ‘Sorry, I just can’t bring myself to vote for [Clinton],’” she said during a March 28 appearance on MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes. “Some people feel Donald Trump will bring the revolution immediately.”
Not long after, a politically charged Twitter war broke out between Sarandon and fellow actress Debra Messing.
Messing responded to Sarandon’s comments by tweeting: “the idea that Susan Sarandon wud [sic] say that NOT supporting Hillary in a HRC/Trump race is a legitimate choice for Democrats, is insane."
The Will & Grace alum, 47, continued to throw shade at Sarandon and even retweeted the following message: "@DebraMessing = national treasure. @SusanSarandon = national embarrassment."
Sarandon immediately fired back by responding: “.@DebraMessing now RT-ing personal attacks. Cool. Right, the diff is I'm not RT attacks on u to 350K+ followers.”
Messing deleted her retweet but ended their interaction by cheekily tweeting Sarandon from Clinton's LGBT event at Capitale in Manhattan on Wednesday night.
— Debra Messing (@DebraMessing) March 30, 2016
"@SusanSarandon Where are you?!" Messing wrote alongside a photo with Rosie O'Donnell. "Hillary's asking for you! Rosie covered, said you were in the bathroom. @rosie."
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