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Donald Trump nominated for worst actor in the Razzies

The US president is nominated for worst actor, as well as worst on-screen combo alongside ‘his self-perpetuating pettiness’.

Donald Trump (AP)
Donald Trump (AP)

US president Donald Trump has earned a nod for worst actor in the 39th annual Razzie Awards.

John Travolta’s John Gotti biopic, the Will Ferrell comedy Holmes & Watson, conservative provocateur Dinesh D’Souza’s Death Of A Nation and the R-rated puppet comedy The Happytime Murders all earned six nominations for the mock movie awards ceremony.

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Johnny Depp is also up for an award, for Sherlock Gnomes (Ian West/PA)

Along with Johnny Depp in Sherlock Gnomes and Travolta in Gotti, the Razzies nominated Trump – who appeared in Death Of A Nation and Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 11/9 – for worst actor.

It also nominated Trump and “his self-perpetuating pettiness” for worst screen combo.

US first lady Melania Trump was also nominated for worst supporting actress.

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The Will Ferrell comedy Holmes and Watson has been nominated for six Razzies (Isabel Infantes/PA)

The worst picture candidates are Gotti, The Happytime Murders, Holmes & Watson, Robin Hood and Winchester.

The Golden Raspberry Awards, nicknamed the Razzies, are a parody of events such as the Oscars. The awards seek to recognise the worst movies and performances of the year.

The winners will be revealed on February 23.

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