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President Barack Obama, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and many Hollywood stars are being hypocritical in calling for stricter gun control while they are protected with armed bodyguards, says Sen. Rand Paul.

“I don’t begrudge any famous person like Mayor Bloomberg or the president or the president’s family for having protection,” Paul told Fox News on Thursday.

“I think they all should,” the Republican senator from Kentucky said. “There are enough crazy people out there who would attack on the right or the left. But I think when you are being protected by people who have weapons, by responsible people, I can’t see why you would be opposed to that for other people.”

As for Hollywood, “Many rich Hollywood celebrities have armed guards with them at all times,” Paul points outs.