‘The Simpsons’ called it

‘The Simpsons’ called it

WARNING: Donald Trump

Popular animation series predicts Trump's presidency.

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The creator of the animated series predicted that Donald Trump would be US president 16 years ago as a joke.

In an episode from 2000, Bart to the Future, Lisa Simpson takes over as US President and says: “We’ve inherited quite a budget crunch from President Trump. How bad does it get?”

A later clip called Trumptastic Voyage shows the billionaire businessman take the stand with a sign saying: “America, you can be my ex-wife.”

The cartoon’s creator, Matt Groening, said on Wednesday: “Trump was of course the most absurd placeholder joke name that we could think of at the time, and that’s still true. It’s beyond satire.”

Dan Greaney, a writer for the Simpsons, said the clip had a dark message behind it.

“It was a warning to America. That just seemed like the logical last stop before hitting bottom,” he said.

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