José Andrés Is a Celebrity Chef Willing to Fight Back Against Donald Trump

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Via Alex Wong/Getty Images

Plenty of celebrities have been and continue to be vocal in their opposition to Trump, but most of them don’t have much at stake — at least not yet. Andrés, meanwhile, is in a very real legal battle against the president-elect. As has been widely reported, in 2015, shortly after Trump announced he would run for office and promptly made disparaging comments about Mexican immigrants, Andrés withdrew the commitment he’d made to open a costly restaurant in Trump’s new D.C. hotel. Trump, naturally, sued him for breach of contract, seeking $10 million in damages. Andrés countersued, arguing that Trump’s comments had completely destroyed the restaurant’s reputation and his ability to do business, long before it had opened.

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