So uhh Liam Neeson..

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  1. Jack Parkman

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    Liam Neeson Says He Went Out Hoping to Kill a ‘Black Bastard’ After Someone Close to Him Was Raped

    Liam Neeson has revealed that he considered carrying out a racist murder years ago after someone close to him was allegedly raped by a black man.

    The shocking admission comes in what should have been a pretty dull press-junket interview with The Independent to promote the Irish actor’s latest film, Cold Pursuit. Neeson said he’d never admitted his impulse to anyone before, and added that he’s now deeply ashamed of his reaction to the woman’s rape.

    “I’ll tell you a story. This is true,” the actor can be heard saying to journalist Clémence Michallon in the taped interview, explaining that the woman—who he didn’t name—told him that she had been raped by a black man while he was overseas.

    “She handled the situation of the rape in the most extraordinary way,” he went on. “But my immediate reaction was, I asked, did she know who it was? No. What color were they? She said it was a black person. I went up and down areas with a cosh, hoping I’d be approached by somebody—I’m ashamed to say that—and I did it for maybe a week, hoping some [making air quotes with his fingers] ‘black bastard’ would come out of a pub and have a go at me about something, you know? So that I could kill him.”

    The Taken star went on to say that it took him a week or two to get over his impulse. He appeared to realize during the interview how shocking his admission was. He said that it “was horrible, horrible, when I think back, that I did that and I’ve never admitted that, and I’m saying it to a journalist. God forbid.”

    His co-star, Tom Bateman, sitting beside him during the interview, can be heard saying: “Holy shit.”
     
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  2. Taques

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    he has a very particular set of skills
     
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  3. poor paul

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    he said the quiet stuff loudly.

    also maybe don't be racist.
     
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    Qui Gon - that is not the way of the jedi. smh...
     
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    Non story IMHO
     
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  9. George Costanza

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    So is this what all these Taken movies were really about?
     
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    TIL what a “cosh” is.
     
  11. BrickTamland

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    Impressive method acting. Truly a generational talent. Suck it, DDL.
     
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    Well...at least he didn't?
     
  13. Saul Shabazz

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    a racist Irishman

    ......never in my life
     
  14. Llama

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    He should resign
     
  15. boone

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    he meant Black Irish I'm sure...
     
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  16. Jake Scott

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    Wow, what a great guy for not killing that person.
     
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  18. theriner69er

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    Isn't having that level of contempt for someone who did something evil to someone you care about sort of typical in that situation?

    He wanted to hurt a black man because a black man hurt someone he cared about. He didn't want to hurt a black woman. Or an asian man. He associated those specific attributes with someone he wanted to get some measure of revenge on. Having those feeling I don't think is rare or unique in those circumstances. Actually going out and trying to provoke something is another step, but not having followed through with it, obliviously is a good thing.
     
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  20. Mix

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    His publicist is having a really great day.
     
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  21. poor paul

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    I'm SHOCKED this is your take.
     
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    Watch out we got a badass over here.
     
  23. TwoPoor

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    I'm shocked he only took 2 paragraphs to express it
     
  24. TC

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    I’m looking for a white person to kill in reprisal
     
  25. Jay Jay Okocha

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    Yes it’s the Irish with a long history of racism.
     
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  27. Houndster

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    At least he’s anti-rape. Nobody’s perfect
     
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  28. DuckKin

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    I got jumped in 7th grade by a bunch of other 7th grade boys. Am I allowed to seek revenge on any 7th grade boy now?
     
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    I'm here.
     
  30. Tiffin

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    Why don't you take a seat right over here.
     
  31. Bruce Bowen

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    It's totally natural to want to exact revenge on a random 7th grader but the fact that you haven't is very commendable.
     
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  32. RSK

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    The racism is one thing and then the sheer stupidity is another.

    Why the fuck would you ever admit that and on a press junket of all places?
     
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  33. DuckKin

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    Just a few more karate classes and I'll feel a little more comfortable.
     
  34. RSK

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    :facepalm:

    So you think its reasonable to associate the crime of a black person to another random black person strictly because they share the same skin color? You realize how much of a fucking imbecile you are? Pick any other physical trait and apply the same logic to see how stupid you sound. "Someone with blue eyes raped someone I know so I went looking for fights with blue eyed people."
     
  35. theriner69er

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    I didn't say it was reasonable. Its decidedly very unreasonable. But it's also very common.

    How about the physical trait of being a male?
     
  36. Doc Louis

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    He's been reading a lot of Hemingway, and that prose style is rubbing off on him.
     
  37. RSK

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    Yea by racists
     
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  39. theriner69er

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    He took the attributes he knew, and associated those attributes with someone who hurt a woman he cared about. It's not reasonable. It's not ok. It's not logical in any way.

    You asked me to name another attribute and see how dumb it would sound. I did: male. Those were the 2 attributes he talks about; a black man. So fill in the blank with male, and tell me how stupid it sounds.
     
  40. Fuzzy Zoeller

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    When I was a kid my dog got run over by a car. Ever since then, I've slashed the tires of every car I've ever seen.
     
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  41. RSK

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    :facepalm: Its still stupid with males.

    Guy commits a crime. Let me go fight random dudes.

    I'm done with this conversation. I see why you have the reputation you do.
     
  42. poor paul

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  43. theriner69er

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    why didn't he want to find black women to hurt?

    None of this is OK. It's not justification of the behavior, you understand that, right?? But it's the same reason that if a woman has her handbag stolen from her by a bald white biker, the next time that woman is in public and walks by a bald white biker she clutches her handbag and starts to freak out. It's association.
     
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  44. theriner69er

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    you're killing it today!
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  45. DuckKin

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    You are changing the scenario greatly in the favor of your argument. Bald, white, and biker are far more descriptive than a color and gender.
     
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  46. Fuzzy Zoeller

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    Also, a large difference between a defensive posture when confronted in public and seeking out a random member of that community to kill them.
     
  47. DuckKin

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    Also taking the contrarian's/devil's advocate's view all the time does not mean that you are always contributing to the conversation in a meaningful way.

    Yes, our caveman's mind still has us reacting tribally. But the goal of civilization is to move beyond that type of behavior by using science and logic. That's why those people's views should be shown to be illogical, and therefore mocked for my amusement.
     
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