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'Duck Dynasty' Star Willie Robertson Voices Support For Presidential Hopeful Donald Trump: 'I Do Like Me Some Trump'

( [email protected] ) Sep 28, 2015 12:25 PM EDT
"Duck Dynasty" star Willie Robertson has voiced his support for Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump despite backing Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal several months prior.
"Duck Dynasty" star Willie Robertson appeared alongside Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump during a rally on Friday night. AP Photo/J Pat Carter

"Duck Dynasty" star Willie Robertson has voiced his support for Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump despite backing Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal several months prior.

"Willie! Get over here! Look at this guy! Look at this guy! Willie do you love Trump?" the controversial businessman asked during a rally at the Oklahoma State Fair on Friday night, ABC News reported.

After taking the podium, Robertson shook hands with and hugged Trump before responding, "I do like me some Trump, I gotta admit."

"Here's the deal. We're both successful businessmen. We both have pretty big shows on television," the A&E star and outspoken Christian added. "We both have wives that are 1,000 times better looking than us so I like Trump."

Robertson's support of Trump came as a surprise to some, as the "Duck Commander" and his family formerly backed Bobby Jindal - one of Trump's harshest critics.

"He's a great man. He's a Godly man," Robertson said of Jindal during an interview with Fox Talk Radio's "Kilmeade and Friends" in May. "He's honest, and so I'd like to see if he makes a run at it. And, you know, if so, we'll definitely be trying to help him out."

The Robertson family, who live in West Monroe, La., first met Jindal long before "Duck Dynasty" became a household name. They even invited the governor to their church. "He just preached," Robertson said about Jindal's visit. "He wasn't really political. He just talked about his own relationship with the Lord; it was very impressive to us then."

In 2014, Jindal's wife, Supriya, joined Willie Robertson's wife, Korie Robertson, to spread awareness about adoption by rappelling 300 feet down the One America Place building in Baton Rouge.

"She (Supriya) and I did an awareness program for foster care in the state of Louisiana to bring awareness on kids that need homes," Korie told Fox. "She's very passionate. I think they're great."

Meanwhile, in continuing his comments to the massive crowd gathered at the Oklahoma State Fair, Trump said that America would have to get used to winning again if he becomes president and slammed other presidential candidates as "lightweights."

"Our country doesn't have any victories anymore," he said, local station KFOR reported. "We don't win. We don't win at anything. We don't win with ISIS. We don't win with China, Japan, Mexico-we don't win with anybody.

"And we are going to start winning so much that you're going to get sick and tired of winning. You're going to get bored of winning."

After briefly touching on the issues of immigration and terrorism, Trump concluded, "We have many difficulties. Our biggest difficulty is our politicians who are all talk and no action. They keep working, they just want one thing: they want their job renewed every two or four years."