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  • Julianna Margulies Condemns Hollywood’s ‘Shocking’ Silence on Antisemitism, Regrets Wearing a Cross on ‘The Morning Show’: Why Can’t It Be a Star of David?

    10/18/2023 2:12:27 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    New York Post ^ | Oct 18, 2023 | Zack Sharf
    Silence on Antisemitism, Regrets Wearing a Cross on ‘The Morning Show’: Why Can’t It Be a Star of David?Julianna Margulies is speaking out against Hollywood for staying silent on antisemitism amid the Israel-Hamas war. The Emmy-winning actor attended the Variety Hollywood & Antisemitism Summit, presented by The Margaret & Daniel Loeb Foundation and Shine A Light, and said she is continually asking herself why many major Hollywood stars are not speaking out in support of Jewish people. Margulies added that she’s “disheartened” by the silence, and she’s “trying to understand and work around why every single person in our industry...
  • Shari Redstone Emotionally Speaks About Israel, Antisemitism and Racism at Gathering of Jewish and Black Hollywood Power Players

    10/18/2023 12:29:35 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | OCTOBER 18, 2023 | Scott Feinberg
    "Look, I'm not doing well, to be honest," the Paramount Global chair and National Amusements president tells The Hollywood Reporter. "I think there are no words to describe what took place, and all I do every day is try to do something that's going to make a difference and help people."Paramount Global chair and National Amusements president Shari Redstone is one of the most powerful people in Hollywood. She is also an observant Jew and a supporter of Israel who has been reeling over the days since Oct. 7, when Hamas terrorists attacked the Jewish state, she told The Hollywood...
  • LOL: Sean Penn Is ‘Thinking About Taking up Arms Against Russia’ ("danger is my business")

    04/12/2022 5:03:33 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 41 replies
    PJ Media ^ | APR 12, 2022 9:38 AM ET | MATT MARGOLIS
    The Russia/Ukraine conflict could soon be coming to an end because actor Sean Penn (you remember him as Jeff Spicoli in Fast Times at Ridgemont High) says he’s thinking about “taking up arms” against Russia. “Oh, gnarly!” Penn has been in Ukraine filming a documentary and expressed his support for Ukraine and desire to fight on its behalf in an interview with Hollywood Authentic. “The only possible reason for me staying in Ukraine longer last time would’ve been for me to be holding a rifle, probably without body armour,” Penn said. “Because as a foreigner, you would want to give...
  • Sean Penn says he is ‘thinking about taking up arms against Russia’

    04/16/2022 6:14:19 AM PDT · by Salman · 83 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 12, 2022 | Nika Shakhnazarova
    Actor Sean Penn is continuing to voice his support for Ukraine amid Russia’s unprovoked invasion of the country. The 61-year-old “Dead Man Walking” star has been working on a documentary about escalating tensions in the country since last year, and flew to Ukraine in February to get a firsthand look at the war. After spending some time on the ground in Kyiv, the actor told Hollywood Authentic magazine that he recently thought about taking up arms against Russia. ...
  • Sean Penn joins Sean Hannity to discuss Russian invasion of Ukraine

    04/09/2022 7:18:34 PM PDT · by Widget Jr · 53 replies
    Fox News - YouTube Channel ^ | Apr 5, 2022 | Hannity
    Actor Sean Penn tells 'Hannity' 'it's clear to me Ukrainians will win this; the question is at what cost'.
  • Sean Penn calls for billionaire to step up and buy aircraft for Ukraine

    04/01/2022 11:56:01 PM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 36 replies
    Guardian ^ | Fri 1 Apr 2022 12.16 EDT | Dan Sabbagh
    Ukraine has been asking for more fighters since the war started, but the US refused to support a deal that could have seen Poland supply 28 MiG-29s, a Russian-made jet of the type its remaining pilots are used to flying. Washington was concerned that supplying fighter jets could be deemed escalatory by a nuclear-armed Russia. Despite the refusals, Ukraine continues to press its case, and overnight its air force tweeted “the greatest need is for fighter jets” and asked specifically for F-15s and F-16s, whose original designs date back to the 1960s and 1970s, which it said its pilots could...
  • Oscar winners are almost seven times more likely to suffer from mental health and addiction issues than other people, shows analysis

    03/28/2022 3:13:41 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 39 replies
    U.K. Daily Mail ^ | 3/26/2022 | Michael Powell
    Oscar winners are almost seven times more likely to suffer from mental health and addiction issues than other people. Analysis by Paracelsus Recovery, a clinic that has treated dozens of celebrities, said ‘fame should come with a health warning’ after it emerged that two-thirds of actors who have won Academy Awards over the past 30 years experienced disorders. Of the 60 performers who won either the Best Actor or Best Actress gong since 1992, 41 have suffered from a mental health issue – with depression, anxiety and substance abuse the most common problems.
  • So where's Sean Penn's bonfire?

    03/28/2022 9:27:04 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 28, 2022 | Monica Showalter
    "Save the gays." Under this overwrought "narrative," poor old Zelensky, with actual bombs coming down on him, didn't stand a chance. The Nielsen ratings aren't expected to come out until tomorrow, but that doesn't sound like a formula for retaining or regaining audience viewership which was the supposed aim of the ceremony this year. The Awards viewership was reportedly down to 9.85 million or 10.4 million viewers as of 2021, which represented a 50% drop from the year earlier, and severely lower than the 55.2 million viewership of 1998 when Titanic was winning the Best Picture. By keeping the wokesterism...
  • Sean Penn Threatens To ‘Smelt’ His Own Oscars If Academy Nixes Zelensky Speech

    03/27/2022 2:37:28 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 63 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | Mar 27, 2022 | Virginia Kruta
    Actor and director Sean Penn said Saturday that if the Academy Awards planners said no to a virtual appearance by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, people should consider boycotting the awards show altogether. During an appearance with CNN’s Jim Acosta, Penn — who is currently in Warsaw, Poland — said that if producers turned down the chance to have Zelensky appear, it would be “the most obscene moment in all of Hollywood history,” and he promised to “smelt” his own Oscars in public if that was what it took to drive the point home.
  • Actor Sean Penn says he'll destroy his own Oscar if Ukraine's Zelenskyy isn't allowed to speak during broadcast

    03/27/2022 2:12:20 PM PDT · by Robwin · 51 replies
    NBC News ^ | 03/27/2022 | Kalhan Rosenblatt
    Actor Sean Penn says he will destroy his Academy Award if Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy isn't allowed to speak during the broadcast.In an interview with CNN, Penn, 61, said having Zelenskyy speak during Sunday's broadcast was of the utmost importance."There is nothing greater that the Academy Awards could do than to give him that opportunity to talk to all of us," Penn said.
  • Sean Penn Calls for Oscars Boycott if Ukraine’s Zelensky Not Allowed to Speak

    03/27/2022 8:35:39 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 80 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/27/2022 | Pam Key
    Actor Sean Penn said Saturday on CNN’s “Newsroom” that the Academy Awards should be boycotted if Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was not invited to speak virtually. Acosta said, “The Oscars are tomorrow night. Do you want to see President Zelensky speak at the Oscars via some sort of video link? How do you think the ceremony, how the event should recognize what is happening in Ukraine? What would you say, I guess, if you were there up on stage?”
  • Sean Penn is coordinating MIG-29 transfers…

    03/10/2022 5:21:29 AM PST · by Red Badger · 113 replies ^ | Posted by Kane on March 10, 2022 4:06 am
    I JUST got off a call with President Zelensky’s Chief of staff, Andriy Yermak. Somewhere in the bureaucratic chain between our White House & the Polish Gov., the desperately NEEDED jets are not yet delivered to Ukraine. Public outcry may find the bottleneck. — Sean Penn (@SeanPenn) March 9, 2022 Secretary of State Sean Penn is coordinating with Zelensky’s chief of staff.
  • Sean Penn Demands for Biden to Send ‘Desperately Needed’ Fighter Jets to Ukraine, Start World War 3

    03/09/2022 5:18:32 PM PST · by conservative98 · 68 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | | Mar 9, 2022 | Shane Trejo
    Far-left Hollywood actor Sean Penn, who was once an anti-war activist, is now agitating for World War 3 over the Russia/Ukraine conflict. Penn spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s Chief of staff, Andriy Yermak, and relayed war propaganda on behalf of Ukraine from his Twitter account.I JUST got off a call with President Zelensky’s Chief of staff, Andriy Yermak. Somewhere in the bureaucratic chain between our White House & the Polish Gov., the desperately NEEDED jets are not yet delivered to Ukraine. Public outcry may find the bottleneck.— Sean Penn (@SeanPenn) March 9, 2022
  • Sean Penn Says ‘Our Soul as America Is Lost’ if We Don’t Join Ukraine’s Fight Against Russia

    02/27/2022 8:09:27 PM PST · by Morgana · 90 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Feburary 27, 2022 | David Ng
    Left-wing Hollywood star Sean Penn is urging the U.S. to join the Ukraine in its war against Russia, saying that if we don’t join the fight, “our soul as America is lost.” Sean Penn is currently in the Ukraine to make a documentary about the Russian invasion. On Saturday, the actor issued a statement in which he blasted Russia’s Vladimir Putin and likened the crisis to a fight for democracy — even though the Ukraine’s commitment to freedom and democratic values remains unclear at best.
  • Hollywood to the rescue: Actor Sean Penn sits in front row of Ukrainian government press briefing after flying to Kiev to film war documentary for VICE

    02/24/2022 10:17:55 AM PST · by RummyChick · 51 replies
    daily mail ^ | 2/24/2022 | smith
    In a translated Facebook post, the Ukrainian government said it was grateful for Penn being there. He was lauded as being more courageous than Western leaders. 'An American actor and filmmaker, Oscar winner Sean Penn arrived to Ukraine. The director specially came to Kiev to record all the events that are currently happening in Ukraine and to tell the world the truth about Russia's invasion of our country. 'Sean Penn is among those who support Ukraine in Ukraine today. Our country is grateful to him for such a show of courage and honesty.
  • Sean Penn: “Cowardly” Men Are Surrendering Their Masculinity

    Actor Sean Penn has commented on the perilous state of masculinity in the west, remarking that men shouldn’t have to become ‘feminized’ in order to show respect for women. The movie star made the comments during a sit down interview with The Independent. Penn was quizzed on a previous statement in which he asserted, “I don’t think that being a brute or having insensitivity or disrespect for women has anything to do with masculinity, or ever did. But I don’t think that [in order] to be fair to women, we should become them.” Asked to explain that comment, Penn responded,...
  • ‘Cowardly Genes’ Responsible For Men In Skirts, Sean Penn Says While Defending Masculinity

    01/28/2022 1:31:45 PM PST · by NohSpinZone · 45 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | 1/28/2022 | By Amanda Harding
    Actor Sean Penn is no champion of the conservative movement and there’s a good chance he never will be. But he does appear to agree with many of his political opposites when it comes to traditional gender roles. The “Mystic River” alum is unhappy with men becoming more feminine and wishes the trend would reverse. “I am in the club that believes that men in American culture have become wildly feminized,” Penn told UK-based while promoting his new movie, “Flag Day.” “I don’t think that being a brute or having insensitivity or disrespect for women is anything to do...
  • Sean Penn is hit with labor relations complaint after he warned workers at his nonprofit to stay silent or quit when they 'whined' about 18-hour work days and lack of Krispy Kreme doughnuts and Subway sandwiches

    11/01/2021 12:04:46 PM PDT · by algore · 20 replies
    A federal labor agency has issued a formal complaint against Sean Penn's disaster relief group after the actor accused employees who spoke out about long hours and poor meal options of 'broad betrayal' and encouraged them to quit. In January, two people claiming to work for the Community Organized Relief Effort, or CORE, challenged the company line in the comments section of a New York Times article about a vaccination drive at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles. One of the alleged workers - whose identities have not been verified - complained about 18 hour work days and a lack of...
  • Sean Penn’s wife Leila George files for divorce after 1 year of marriage

    10/18/2021 12:44:53 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 60 replies
    Yahoo ^ | October 16, 2021, 11:02 PM | Lamar Dawson
    Sean Penn and Leila George are calling it quits after one year of marriage. George, 29, filed the dissolution in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday, TODAY confirms. The Oscar-winning actor, 61, and George, an Australian-American actor and daughter of veteran actor Vincent D’Onofrio, tied the knot last summer in a virtual “COVID wedding” after being linked together since 2016. The split marks the third time Penn’s been divorced.
  • Sean Penn Shames Unvaccinated Moviegoers: ‘You Can’t Go Around Pointing a Gun in Somebody’s Face’

    08/22/2021 2:10:05 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 79 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 22, 2021 | WARNER TODD HUSTON
    Sean Penn — long known for his support of Russian, Cuban, and Venezuelan dictators — is doubling down on demanding vaccine mandates for all film crews as well as movie theaters. Speaking to CNN’s Michael Smerconish about his latest film Flag Day this Saturday, the Academy Award-winning actor insisted that he only wants to perform in front of vaccinated audiences. “I am so grateful that audiences — and yes, we’ll come around to that, I would request only vaccinated audiences — have an opportunity to see this theatrically,” Penn said. “It’s rare these days to have something that is exclusively...