How Hollywood Is Reacting to Donald Trump's Transgender Military Ban: 'Most Incompetent President Ever'

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U.S. President Donald Trump salutes the Marine Guard as he leaves the White House to participate in the commissioning ceremony for the USS Gerald R. Ford, the latest U.S. Navy supercarrier, in Washington, D.C., on July 22. Ron Sachs/Getty

President Donald Trump announced one of the more controversial decisions of his already divisive time in the White House Wednesday morning, and Hollywood, like the rest of the world, reacted with shock.

Trump tweeted that "after consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow Transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military.

"Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail," he continued.

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The news has elicited an overwhelmingly negative response, including from the entertainment world.

Transgender actor Candis Cayne tweeted:

Other stars, including Star Trek veteran George Takei, Milk screenwriter Dustin Lance Black and Mia Farrow also expressed their dismay: