Michelle Rodriguez is the newest celeb to come back to the defence of Liam Neeson, however in an sudden means.
Talking on the amfAR Gala in New York on Wednesday, the actress spoke concerning the controversy surrounding her “Widows” co-star over an admission that he as soon as sought to assault a random black individual after studying a beloved one had been raped.
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“It’s all f****in’ bulls**t. Liam Neeson is just not a racist,” Rodriguez mentioned, in keeping with Self-importance Truthful.
She continued, explaining her reasoning: “Dude, have you ever watched ‘Widows’? His tongue was up to now down Viola Davis’s throat. You may’t name him a racist ever. Racists don’t make out with the race that they hate, particularly in the best way he does along with his tongue—so deep down her throat. I don’t care how good of an actor you’re. It’s all bulls**t. Ignore it. He’s not a racist. He’s a loving man. It’s all lies.”
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On Twitter, Rodriguez’s remark was met with a whole lot of blowback, with many declaring that means to kiss somebody of one other race is just not an indication of whether or not somebody is racist.
Three days later, Rodriguez apologized for the “insensitive” means she defended Neeson. “I need to deeply apologize for my latest selection of phrases, and poor use of instance,” she wrote. “I’ve discovered from this and can develop from it,” she concluded.