Director Chris Columbus claims Trump 'bullied' his way into a cameo in the iconic holiday film.

The scene, set in The Plaza Hotel owned by Trump, became a point of contention. 

Trump refutes Columbus' claims, arguing his cameo contributed to the film's success. 

Columbus cites audience cheers during test screenings as a reason for keeping the cameo. 

The incident highlights the dynamics of filmmaking and location agreements. 

Trump questions why the filmmakers kept his scene for decades if it was against their will. 

The situation sparks discussion on the influence of property owners in film productions.