Comedian Lee Nelson is taken away by security while holding golf balls stamped with swastika as he protests against Presumptive Republican nominee for US president Donald Trump a he gave a press conference on the 9th tee at his Trump Turnberry Resort on June 24, 2016 in Ayr, Scotland.
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By Lissandra Villa
June 24, 2016

An English comedian handed out golf balls with swastikas during a Donald Trump event at his Scottish golf course Friday morning.

The presumptive Republican nominee was visiting his Turnberry golf course for its reopening, an overseas trip that gave him a brief break from campaigning, when London comedian Lee Nelson, wearing a gray “Trump Turnberry” pullover, interrupted him to toss out red golf balls emblazoned with the Nazi symbol.

Trump then ordered security to “get him out.”

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Nelson, whose real name is Simon Brodkin, is well-known on the British stand-up circuit and television, especially for this kind of publicity stunt. He has interrupted then-FIFA President Sepp Blatter at an event to throw money at him and stormed the stage at a Kanye West concert.

On Twitter, Nelson later took credit for the stunt.

 

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