Michelle Rodriguez defends Liam Neeson: You cant call him a racist, ever

COLD PURSUIT is being viewed in a new, albeit harsh, light in the wake of Liam Neeson's now infamous junket interview. Here's all you need to know about the thriller...
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Liam Neesons "Widows" co-star Michelle Rodriguez is sorry for arguing that hes not racist after he revealed a disturbing story from his past.
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Liam Neesons "Widows" co-star Michelle Rodriguez is sorry for arguing that hes not racist after he revealed a disturbing story from his past.
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"Inow realise how insensitive it was, and Ihad no intention of invoking such a terrible historical comparison," Michelle Rodriguez said on Instagram.
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It hasn’t been a good week for Liam Neeson. He’s still getting raked over the coals for an interview telling the story of how he fantasized about killing “some black bastard” after a close friend was raped. And now, his latest gritty action film, “Cold Pursuit,” is yielding one of the worst opening weekends in the actor’s box office career. The Lionsgate film opened with an estimated $10.8 million, the worst opening for any wide release starring Neeson since 2010. That year, he starred alongside Russell Crowe in “The Next Three Days,” which opened to $6.5 million. Read the full article on The Wrap
SFGate
After sparking a scandal by recalling a racist episode from his distant past, actor Liam Neeson is now battling to save his career -- a task experts predict...
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"Inow realise how insensitive it was, and Ihad no intention of invoking such a terrible historical comparison," Michelle Rodriguez said on Instagram.
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FOR A MOMENT, you'd be excused for thinking he'd actually done it.
Express.co.uk
Michelle Rodriguez was rocking a pink fur-lined biker jacket for the Charles Finch x Chanel BAFTA pre-party on Saturday, after she apologised to fans for defending Liam Neeson.
Daily Mail Online
Liam Neeson had made the confession while promoting revenge action thriller Cold Pursuit, saying that he had once roamed the streets with a cosh looking for any random ‘black b******’ to kill.
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Liam Neeson had made the confession while promoting revenge action thriller Cold Pursuit, saying that he had once roamed the streets with a cosh looking for any random ‘black b******’ to kill.
Daily Mail Online
Michelle Rodriguez was rocking a pink fur-lined biker jacket for the Charles Finch x Chanel BAFTA pre-party on Saturday, after she apologised to fans for defending Liam Neeson.
Daily Mail Online
British singer Lily Allen has stood by her opinion to call actor Liam Neeson a 'disgusting racist' while on stage at Brisbane's Tivoli in Fortitude Valley on Friday night.
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Was this a little white lie, Liam? AS UNFORCED own-goals go, Liam Neeson's jaw-dropping, career-terminating confession was right up there with the most blatant back-heelers into the net. One wonders what he thought as he strolled away from an interview where he'd just ignited a pyre under his own feet.
Express.co.uk
It’s been a really no good, rotten, bad week for Liam Neeson the person. While promoting his new movie, “Cold Pursuit,” the 66-year-old actor gave one of the most boneheaded interviews ever when he told the UK’s Independent about an experience almost four decades ago when a female friend of his was raped by a...
New York Post
The actor's film "Cold Pursuit" has its red carpet cancelled, after the actor's comments in an interview saying he wanted to kill a black man in response to the rape of a friend. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Reuters
The actor's film "Cold Pursuit" has its red carpet cancelled, after the actor's comments in an interview saying he wanted to kill a black man in response to the rape of a friend. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Reuters
"Widows" co-star defends actor who is embroiled in controversy over racially charged comments.
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Liam Neesons "Widows" co-star Michelle Rodriguez is coming to his defense, arguing that hes not racist after he revealed a disturbing revenge story from his past.
Usa Today
Michelle Rodriguez defended Liam Neeson while attending the amfAR Gala in New York on Wednesday. Earlier this week, an interview was published in The Independent , in which Neeson told a reporter about wanting to kill a "black b------" in revenge for his friend's rape . Rodriguez said that Neeson isn't a racist because of the way he kissed Viola Davis in the 2018 film "Widows." Neeson and Davis play husband and wife in the Steve McQueen drama. Michelle Rodriguez defended Liam Neeson's comment about wanting to kill a "black b------" in revenge for his friend's rape by saying that the actor can't be racist because of the way he kissed Viola Davis is "Widows." While attending the amfAR Gala in New York on Wednesday, Rodriguez defended Neeson
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Liam Neesons "Widows" co-star Michelle Rodriguez is coming to his defense, arguing that hes not racist after he revealed a disturbing revenge story from his past.
Usa Today
Liam Neesons "Widows" co-star Michelle Rodriguez is coming to his defense, arguing that hes not racist after he revealed a disturbing revenge story from his past.
Usa Today
The actor's film "Cold Pursuit" has its red carpet cancelled, after the actor's comments in an interview saying he wanted to kill a black man in response to the rape of a friend. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Reuters
NEW YORK — The red carpet for the premiere of Liam Neeson’s latest film was canceled Tuesday, a day after a British newspaper published an interview in which the actor discussed wanting to kill a random black person nearly 40 years ago when a close friend told him she had been raped by a black […]
The Seattle Times
'You can literally hear him evaporating from all the upcoming marketing'
The Independent
The red carpet for the premiere of the new Liam Neeson movie, “Cold Pursuit,” was canceled on Tuesday night amid the scandal over his self-confessed racist behavior — but the actor still showed up at the screening as well as the afterparty.
Fox News
Whoopi Goldberg has defended Liam Neeson and claimed that the actor 'isn't a biggot' amid controversy over his racist thoughts to murder a black person.
Daily Mail Online
Whoopi Goldberg has defended Liam Neeson and claimed that the actor 'isn't a biggot' amid controversy over his racist thoughts to murder a black person.
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The actor faces blowback for remarks he made in an interview with The Independent
The Independent
Liam Neeson cancelled his appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. He was scheduled to appear Friday, but actress Glenn Close has replaced him.
Daily Mail Online
The actor's racist anecdote could put him beyond redemption in the eyes of movie makers and viewers.
Theage.com.au
The actor's racist anecdote could put him beyond redemption in the eyes of movie makers and viewers.
Theage.com.au
The actor's racist anecdote could put him beyond redemption in the eyes of movie makers and viewers.
Smh.com.au
“He mingled,” said a spy at the party. “He was talking with guests.”
New York Post
The actor has previously claimed he was a victim of xenophobia himself in an interview with the Guardian back in 2014, and claims that we are all guilty of 'racial profiling.'
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The actor has previously claimed he was a victim of xenophobia himself in an interview with the Guardian back in 2014, and claims that we are all guilty of 'racial profiling.'
Daily Mail Online
The actor's film "Cold Pursuit" has its red carpet cancelled, after the actor's comments in an interview saying he wanted to kill a black man in response to the rape of a friend. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Reuters
'It's a horrible thing to admit to do but we all do it. Iknow Ido it,' actor said
The Independent
LILY ALLEN dedicated a live performance of her track F**k You to Liam Neeson at her show in Sydney last night after ranting about the Taken movie star on her Instagram account.
Express.co.uk
Lionsgate on Tuesday canned the New York City premiere of Liam Neeson’s new film “Cold Pursuit,” after the actor caused a stir for admitting that he wanted to kill some “black bastard” after a close friend told him more than 40 years ago that she had been raped.
Fox News
New York ceremony for film Cold Pursuit called off after actor said friend’s rape made him want to kill black man The New York celebrity red carpet event on Tuesday for Liam Neeson’s new film Cold Pursuit has been cancelled in the wake of an interview in which the actor said he wanted to kill a black man in response to the rape of a friend who said her attacker was black. The movie studio Lionsgate declined to comment but a source familiar with the matter said that a red carpet, where movie stars pose for photos and speak with reporters, would be inappropriate. ...
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The British singer-songwriter has called out the "gross" Irish actor at her Sydney show.
Theage.com.au
The British singer-songwriter has called out the "gross" Irish actor at her Sydney show.
Theage.com.au
Fallout continues for Liam Neeson after the Cold Pursuit star went public with his decades-old thoughts about killing a black person as revenge.
Usa Today
The British singer-songwriter has called out the "gross" Irish actor at her Sydney show.
Smh.com.au
Liam Neeson appeared on “Good Morning America” Tuesday to explain his remarks about looking to kill a black man years ago after a close friend was raped by a man she said was black.
Nytimes.com
Actor said of incident 40 years ago that he would have had the same reaction "had she said an Irish or a Scot" was attacker.
NBC News
In this remake of the Norwegian thriller In Order of Disappearance, the landscape is pretty but the comedy feels forced, unnecessary and just plain nasty.
Theage.com.au
The New York celebrity red carpet event on Tuesday for actor Liam Neeson's new film "Cold Pursuit" has been canceled in the wake of an interview in which Neeson said he wanted to kill a black man in response to the rape of a friend who said her attacker was black.
Reuters
Liam Neeson is responding to backlash after he said he once contemplated a revenge attack after someone close to him was raped by a black man. Now the actor says he sought help. "Entertainment Tonight" co-host Kevin Frazier reports.
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