Sylvester Stallone to Be Tapped by Trump to Head National Endowment for the Arts: Report

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The next chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts might have the soul of an artist and the eye of the tiger.

Sylvester Stallone accepts the Lifetime Achievement Award onstage during the 21st Annual Huading Global Film Awards at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on Dec. 15, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Sylvester Stallone accepts the Lifetime Achievement Award onstage during the 21st Annual Huading Global Film Awards at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on Dec. 15, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

The DailyMail.com reported Thursday that President-elect Donald Trump was looking to appoint veteran action star Sylvester Stallone to the position overseeing the NEA.

The endowment was created in 1965 by President Lyndon B. Johnson and Congress to preserve the country’s artistic traditions while cultivating an environment for culture to thrive.

In January, Stallone expressed his admiration for Trump, even as he admitted that the businessman’s personality might not translate to running the free world.

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