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‘I’M AN A-HOLE’: Gary Oldman Apologizes To Hollywood For Being Brutally Honest
Clash Daily ^ | 6/26/14

Posted on 06/27/2014 10:48:34 AM PDT by Impala64ssa

If Oldman would’ve slammed white Christians or conservatives he would been given an Oscar but alas … he offended the wrong crowd … and now, he grovels at their feet. Check it out. Here is some of the transcript via Today.com

“I have deeply injured and wounded a great many people.” “From my heart, I am profoundly, profoundly sorry and deeply apologetic, especially to the fans because they’ve been so incredible to me and very loyal. … They’re like Team Oldman.” “I’m a public figure. I should be an example and an inspiration. And I’m an a——. I’m 56 and I should know better!” “I stepped out of my area of expertise and I just landed both feet in a hornet’s nest.”


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: apology; garyoldman; garyolman; hollywood; jimmykimmel; pc
Video at link. At 3:32 Jimmy Kimmel tells Oldman "you are a great actor so we cannot trust anything you say", well he got that half right. Pathetic.
1 posted on 06/27/2014 10:48:35 AM PDT by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa

ANYTHING for another movie part...Hollywood sucks.


2 posted on 06/27/2014 10:51:55 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: Impala64ssa

Sometimes you need to be an a-hole, Gary. Being polite and PC is going to be the doom of us all.


3 posted on 06/27/2014 10:52:36 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Impala64ssa

why do people apologize for telling the truth?


4 posted on 06/27/2014 10:53:28 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Impala64ssa

Unbelievable! Who must he have been threatened by!??!


5 posted on 06/27/2014 10:54:37 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Perhaps he can win the role of Winston in the next remake of 1984.

He gets his mind set right in the end, too.


6 posted on 06/27/2014 10:55:21 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Whinge and then lick the hand that beats and feeds you Gary.


7 posted on 06/27/2014 10:55:29 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Impala64ssa
I knew that Oldman would eventually apologize. Unlike Clint Eastwood, he's not honest enough or powerful enough to challenge PC Hollywood and still survive.

I just didn't think he'd grovel so pathetically.

8 posted on 06/27/2014 10:55:38 AM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: Impala64ssa
Not sorry enough! More self-flagellation!


9 posted on 06/27/2014 10:56:35 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Oldman gave into the PC gods...he said what needed to be said and is the latest Hollywood victim being crucified for it.

He should have told them to shove it—why does he still need Hollywood?


10 posted on 06/27/2014 10:56:37 AM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Bible Summary in a few verses: John 14:6, John 6:29, Romans 10:9-10)
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To: Impala64ssa

That was fast.


11 posted on 06/27/2014 10:58:33 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Impala64ssa

I had sooooo much more respect for him, before this apology.....


12 posted on 06/27/2014 10:59:34 AM PDT by cincinnati65
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To: Impala64ssa

Too bad, he used to be one of my favorite actors.


13 posted on 06/27/2014 11:01:41 AM PDT by gattaca (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. Ecclesiastes10:2)
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To: GeronL

Because they want to keep working in Hollywood I think.


14 posted on 06/27/2014 11:02:30 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Impala64ssa

I still love him


15 posted on 06/27/2014 11:03:33 AM PDT by novemberslady
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To: Impala64ssa
I would rather he not apologize.

But its pretty clear how he really feels & I'm glad he said what he did.

16 posted on 06/27/2014 11:04:55 AM PDT by skeeter
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Very talented but you can't speak your mind sometimes.
If it's the truth, it pisses people off more.
17 posted on 06/27/2014 11:05:24 AM PDT by novemberslady
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To: gattaca
Too bad, he used to be one of my favorite actors.

IMO he's one of the best scenery-chewers in the business. Too bad that the business environment is a sewer.

18 posted on 06/27/2014 11:18:22 AM PDT by Alex Murphy ("the defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades")
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To: novemberslady

He’s a darn good actor. My daughter was a big fan when she was 12 (now 39).I would not boycott his films.


19 posted on 06/27/2014 11:27:37 AM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Disappointing but predictable. Even people with F You money don’t dare speak their minds anymore.


20 posted on 06/27/2014 11:36:59 AM PDT by Argus
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To: Impala64ssa

I’m not angry at Oldman. I’m simply sad, maybe even depressed at how oppressive our society has become.


21 posted on 06/27/2014 11:44:16 AM PDT by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Opie and Anthony do a bit to see how long they can go before a celebrity has to apologize.

I am sure they went after him.


22 posted on 06/27/2014 11:45:12 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: brownsfan

My wife said she felt sad for him. (She had read the original article a few days ago and was reading it to me and the kids, often times stopping skipping parts of the quotes with an “oh - I can’t read that”.

I don’t care for the vulgar language, even though I’ll think it in my head. But I wouldn’t say that to a friend I’m disagreeing with.

Like I told my wife, I don’t feel sad for him. If you’re going to give an interview (as opposed to a hidden tape), saw what you mean and mean what you say. No apologies. And maybe be a little more refined in your language. Although it WAS for Playboy, so I imagine the interviewer may be using some colorful language as well, and perhaps goading them along.


23 posted on 06/27/2014 11:53:54 AM PDT by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: Impala64ssa
Agent probably broke the news that he would be banished to low budget indy film's and that financial impact if he didn't align lockstep with the socialist Hollywood agenda.

Pathetic POS's.

24 posted on 06/27/2014 11:58:54 AM PDT by catfish1957 (Face it!!!! The government in DC is full of treasonous bastards)
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To: Impala64ssa

I give up. What did he say that he’s now apologizing for?


25 posted on 06/27/2014 12:15:47 PM PDT by I-ambush (Don't let it bring you down, it's only castles burning)
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To: All

From Wikipedia:
Under some systems of communism, party
members who had fallen out of favour with
the political elite were sometimes forced to
undergo “self-criticism” sessions, producing
either written or verbal statements detailing
how they had been ideologically mistaken,
and affirming their new belief in the party
line. Self-criticism, however, did not
guarantee political rehabilitation , and often
offenders were still expelled from the Party,
or in some cases even executed.


26 posted on 06/27/2014 12:40:35 PM PDT by pluvmantelo (Democrats:the party of moral hazard, the IRS, the NSA and the heckler's veto)
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To: I-ambush

Google it and read the Page-Six or Variety write-ups on it. Basically giving very specific F-bombed versions of descriptions of Nancy Pelosi, hypocracy of PC and Hollywood re treatment of Mel Gibson & Alec Baldwin compared to Jon Stewart/Bill Maher.

Funniest thing I read in Page-Six article is that ‘Doug Urbanski’ is Oldman’s manager and co-producer. I think it’s THE Doug Urbanski that subs for Rush. He’s mentioned he’s a Hollywood producer. Maybe why Oldman speaks with unvarnished frankness.


27 posted on 06/27/2014 12:59:12 PM PDT by time4good
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