I think it's despicable that he'd be treated like that for
Tue Feb 5, 2019 10:06pm

admitting that 40 years ago, he reacted "that badly" to a friend's rape. Would he have given a white guy a pass for it? I rather doubt it, if his reaction was THAT strong that he considered murdering the man who did it, whatever color he was.

I can't stand the extremes of "politically correct". When did growing, changing, and learning become something shameful rather than something positive ???

Honestly, I don't get this reaction at all.

  • The Crucifixion of Liam Neesongreenman, Tue Feb 5 9:06pm
    The star of stage and screen recently made an embarrassing and, under current social strictures, possibly suicidal admission - forty years ago a female friend was raped by a black guy, and Neeson had ... more
    • I agree with the writer... The story is often cringeworthy, but there IS redemption and what seems to be ... more
      • Agreedgreenman, Wed Feb 6 2:51pm
        He said he was ashamed, pointed out how bad his own behavior had been...and yet we're still seeing hysteria from social media and on TV squawk shows. Are people this willfully stupid, or do they... more
        • across dozens of "hysterical reactions" that could easily have colored MY interpretation of the situation because the hysterical reactions didn't include the WHOLE story. Millions of folks who don't... more
          • Oh yeah, no doubtgreenman, Wed Feb 6 3:07pm
            What Neeson did was wrong, and sounds pretty awful out-of-context. What irks me so much these days is that people don't question, they just join the nearest online mob and wave their torch or their... more
    • I think it's despicable that he'd be treated like that for — Sia☺giah, Tue Feb 5 10:06pm
      • He said he went to the black areas looking to be attacked by ANY black men so he could hurt them. He admitted a desire to “unleash physical violence” against black men. “I’m not a racist,” Neeson... more
        • I agree.wondering, Wed Feb 6 1:08pm
          I think racist feelings were more prevalent 40 years ago, and thus his reaction to his friend's rape by a black guy was affected as such. I don't think he was completely honest about the reaction he... more
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