Liam Neeson apologizes for statements wraakfantasie

Liam Neeson has Friday apologized for the statements that he in February did. The actor confessed in an interview that he years ago on the street walking about with a crowbar, looking for the husband of a friend of his had been raped.

“In the last few weeks I’ve been thinking and talking with people about the unacceptable thoughts and actions that I forty years ago, as a response to the brutal rape of my dear friend,” says Neeson, in a statement Friday he shares with several American media.

According to the actor came in through the incident irrational thoughts with him to the top, who did not represent as a person. “By trying to explain what my feelings then were, I have the shelf misgeslagen and lots of people hurt. And while the words now so often be used to get innocent people to do evil”, says Neeson.

“What I didn’t realize is that this is not going to justify my anger at the time, but what my remarks today brought about. I can see that, even though it reflect the words that I used are not my true feelings or me as a person, they are very painful. I offer my sincere apologies,” says the actor.

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Neeson didn’t know what he his anger had to do

Neeson, who last February was interviewed about his new movie Cold Pursuit, illustrated a question about the anger of his character with a personal story. He told me that he did not know what he his anger had to do, when his good friend told him that they have been raped by a black man.

“I was wandering about the streets with a crowbar in my hand, hoping that someone would hear. I’m ashamed to say it.” The actor hoped that “a black bastard” a café would come and him annoying would treat. “So that I then could kill,” said the Northern Irishman.

The actor admits in the interview that he is a week and a half had insisted before he realized that what he was doing was terribly wrong. “As I now think back: it was terrible, really terrible, that I did that.”

Actor got a lot of criticism about him

Neeson was given after the placement of the interview, a lot of criticism about him on social media and was among other things a racist called. They also called people on to films with the actor to boycott.

The premiere of Cold Pursuit was cancelled and the film producer Lionsgate, said in a tv appearance of Neeson in The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.


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