#BoycottTrumpPrimeTime trends on Twitter ahead of Trump Oval Office address

Calls to skip President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump knocks BuzzFeed over Cohen report, points to Russia dossier DNC says it was targeted by Russian hackers after fall midterms BuzzFeed stands by Cohen report: Mueller should 'make clear what he's disputing' MORE's planned address to the nation on his push for a border wall and the partial government shutdown went viral on social media Tuesday afternoon.

The hashtag "#BoycottTrumpPrimeTime" held the top spot among trending U.S. hashtags on Twitter, with prominent left-leaning organizations and some celebrities joining social media users' call for Americans to avoid watching the address, scheduled for Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET.

"As I made clear on my @SXMProgress show last night: The big TV networks should NOT be covering Trump's speech of lies & racism - that should only air on Fox News where it belongs," Sirius XM host Dean Obedaillah wrote on Twitter.

"[A]nd now @realDonaldTrump's taking his #TrumpTantrum to a television network near you... doesn't change the fact that it's a racist & wasteful ($5,000,000,000) wall. #BoycottTrumpPrimeTime," wrote the progressive organizing group MoveOn.org.

Others such as GLAAD, an LGBTQ rights organization, posted a number of television suggestions for Americans to watch instead of the president's speech.

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"With #BoycottTrumpPrimeTime trending, it looks like y'all need something else to watch tonight. Here are our suggestions of TV shows, movies and other content that lift up the voices of marginalized people," GLAAD wrote, before tweeting a thread of TV shows to binge-watch during the address.

Padma Lakshmi, host of "Top Chef" on Bravo, took aim at Trump personally in a tweet urging Americans to avoid listening to the "senile" president use "racist rhetoric" against immigrants.

"No one needs to listen to a senile man spout incoherent racist rhetoric for an hour while 38 million Americans are losing their food stamps and thousands more are being evicted because of this pointless shutdown," she wrote.

All of the major broadcast and cable news networks confirmed Monday that they would air President Trump's Oval Office address on the shutdown live.

The networks will also broadcast a response from House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiOn The Money: Trump teases 'major announcement' Saturday on shutdown | Fight with Dems intensifies | Pelosi accuses Trump of leaking trip to Afghanistan | Mnuchin refuses to testify on shutdown impacts Ellen DeGeneres buys cheesecakes from furloughed federal workers who were baking to make ends meet Trump teases 'major announcement' about shutdown on Saturday MORE (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerTrump blasts Pelosi for wanting to leave country during shutdown The Senate should host the State of the Union Dem senators debate whether to retweet Cardi B video criticizing Trump over shutdown MORE (D-N.Y.).

Others like Vermont Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersKamala Harris picks Baltimore as headquarters for potential 2020 campaign: report Sen. Casey says he won't run for president in 2020 Women's March plans 'Medicare for All' day of lobbying in DC MORE (I) have also said they will issue a response to Trump's address.