Donald Trump is reportedly fuming over celebs including Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and Tom Hanks featuring in president-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday.
The former Apprentice host turned US president was stung by Hollywood A-listers who shunned him during his four-year term, the Washington Post reports.
He hosted several star-studded parties and Elton John and Billy Joel sang at his wedding to Melania in 2005 but his campaign rhetoric saw many stars maintain their distance including from his inauguration in 2017.
Mr Biden's is meanwhile set to include remarks from him and vice president-elect Kamala Harris with performances from stars including Ant Clemons, Jon Bon Jovi, the Foo Fighters, John Legend, Eva Longoria, Demi Lovato, Bruce Springsteen, Justin Timberlake, and Kerry Washington.
Tom Hanks will host the 90-minute event on prime-time TV with several other Hollywood stars also expected to take part.
Mr Trump has been widely condemned and banned from social media after he was accused of inciting his supporters to breach the Capitol building on January 6.
He has been maintaining a low-profile since but is said to be furious at celebrities performing at Wednesday's event, according to a person close to the president.
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Trump was often pictured at celebrity parties in New York while in showbiz.
Four years ago, he secured country singers Toby Keith and Lee Greenwood, rock groups 3 Doors Down and The Piano Guys, DJ RaviDrum and The Frontmen of Country.
Elton John, British singers Rebecca Ferguson and Charlotte Church plus Moby publicly rejected invitations to perform.
A member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir resigned from the group rather than perform and MSG Entertainment, the organisation that owns the Rockettes, said it was each dancer's choice to perform after a dancer expressed concern on social media.
His predecessor Barack Obama's drew Beyonce, U2, Stevie Wonder and Bruce Springsteen.
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