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John Cena opposes banning Muslims, says ‘Trump is being Trump’

John Cena and girlfriend Nikki Bella at the “Sisters” premiere recently in New York.Mike Segar/reuters

West Newbury native John Cena is a beefcake professional wrestler, but he's got opinions. While making the media rounds to hype the new movie "Sisters," which costars Tina Fey and Burlington's own Amy Poehler, and his upcoming reality show "American Grit," Cena weighed in on politics. During an appearance on "Today," the WWE star took issue with Donald Trump's proposal to ban Muslims from entering the United States. "The last time we did anything like this, it was in World War II and that was one of the more reprehensible acts by the United States of America," Cena said. "We are the melting pot — except for you. That does not go along with our DNA. Trump is being Trump."