Liam Neeson's Storm In A Tea Cup?

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  1. cidermaster Gold Member Gold Member

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    What do you think of THAT interview very recently? Well i for one think it is a Storm in a Tea Cup,yes he should have really kept it to himself,but John Barnes the former England Footballers reaction was superb.
    The Red Carpet New York Opening of his latest Film 'Cold Pusuit' has been cancelled,not surprize there.So very mixed reactions for what he said.
    What do you cool Bhoys think???
     
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    It's pretty abhorrent what he said, but I genuinely believe he knows how wrong it was. Dunno what the * he was thinking talking about it tho.
     
  3. Marty McFly Johnny Mac’s Roadie / Protégé Gold Member

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    He was explaining his thought process all those years ago following a serious incident, and the words that were going through his head all those years ago. The whole point of the story was about how ashamed he was and how terrible those thoughts were.

    He provided enough context and explanation for me to decide it really is a storm in a tea cup, yes.

    As for him ‘threatening’ the reporter with his particular set of skills quip. :rofl: :rofl: unreal that could be taken seriously
     
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    Neeson (pictured last night) insists..........................i'm no racist !
     
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  5. Bobo_ Gold Member Gold Member

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    More interested in his claim that he 'knew a couple' of the hunger strikers from the same interview

    Seems to have puzzled the families of the 10 and some of the republican community in the north
     
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    I don’t think the specifics of what you say really matter anymore. It’s as if people don’t read the context just pick a few key words out and decide the person saying them should automatically be shunned.

    For me he’s done a brave thing in talking about how he used to be and a terrible mindset he found himself in. Being open and honest is the only way to move forward.

    He’s clearly saying he’s not that person anymore and he’s ashamed, but the responders are for some reason determined that he is that person, as though they want him to be so they can be outraged.
     
  7. cidermaster Gold Member Gold Member

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    Just waiting with utter glee for the Father Ted take on this:lol:
     
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  8. JordyBhoy Árd rí Éireann Gold Member

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    Ah yes them Protestants, up to no good as usual.
     
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    Bizarre comments and completely unnecessary to make them.
    Not sure what point he was trying to make anyway.
    Bet he wishes he’d kept his mouth shut now.
     
  10. Alan Johnson Gold Member Gold Member

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    I can confirm that Neeson wasn’t there last night.
     
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    It's all just odd, perhaps he thought saying it out loud might lead to some positive discussion or some such.

    But in the end, * is full of good intentions or desires.
     
  12. Seán Mac D Gold Member Gold Member

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    Undoubtedly daft and undoubtedly racist but still not a patch on the biggest racist dafty of all time, Winston Churchill.
     
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  13. JC Anton A Canter to 8IAR Gold Member

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    Stupid, but honest.
     
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  14. Officer Doofy Hey Terry, smell my finger! Gold Member News Writer

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    The outcry has been embarrassing.

    He knows and admits he was acting like a * idiot and he’s disgusted with his actions.

    It’s done.
     
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    Yeah it's all a bit silly really, sometimes people don't even bother listening, they only hear what they want to hear.
     
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    We live in times where you can't confess anything because you will be attacked for the confession. Some angry White feminist wrote a particularly bitter article in the Guardian today about him being a racist which just sums up modern-day feminazi debate.

    The only person speaking sense was John Barnes.
     
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  17. Clint Eastwood The Good Bad and Ugly of TC Gold Member

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    Admire the honesty. What he was thinking was undoubtedly racist and bit bizarre but he acknowledges he was wrong in that thinking and has learned from them. He was talking about the act of revenge the point of his story wasn't really about race.

    There that should cover all the bases.
     
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  18. Tim-Time 1888 Winner UEFA Champs League Last 16 prediction comp Gold Member

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    So much free publicity for his latest film ..
     
  19. Big Mick Un pour tous, tous pour un Gold Member

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    The guys a tool.
     
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    I think he should thank his lucky stars there weren’t much black men about when he had that cosh. Would have not had an acting career. Not much blacks if any in Ballymena 40 years ago.