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EntertainmentMichelle Rodriguez apologises for 'insensitive' comments defending Liam Neeson

06:01  11 february  2019
06:01  11 february  2019 Source:   wonderwall.com

Michelle Rodriguez defends Liam Neeson: 'You can’t call him a racist, ever'

Michelle Rodriguez defends Liam Neeson: 'You can’t call him a racist, ever' Liam Neeson's "Widows" co-star Michelle Rodriguez is coming to his defense, arguing that he's not racist after he revealed a disturbing revenge story from his past.

Michelle Rodriguez has apologized for her comments in defense of Liam Neeson , in which she claimed the actor could not "In a pressure-filled situation, I defended a friend in the wrong way. I now realize how insensitive it was, and I had no intention of invoking such a terrible historical comparison.

Michelle Rodriguez is offering a mea culpa for her flippant previous comments defending Liam Neeson as he weathers a racism debacle. On Saturday, the 40-year-old actress shared a post on Instagram apologizing for arguing that the Schindler’s List star couldn’t be a racist simply because he

Michelle Rodriguez apologises for 'insensitive' comments defending Liam Neeson © Scott Garfitt / REX/Shutterstock Michelle Rodriguez attends the British Academy Film Awards at Royal Albert Hall in London on Feb. 10, 2019. Michelle Rodriguez is saying a big "I'm sorry" for getting mixed up in Liam Neeson's racism drama the wrong way.

"The Fast and the Furious" actress, 40, tried to defend Liam after he garnered racist accusations with a story he recounted at a press junket for his latest film, "Cold Pursuit."

Liam was ashamed to admit that, decades ago, a close friend shared that she'd been raped by a black man and he spent weeks wanting to violently take his anger out on any black male that came his way.

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Michelle jumped to Liam's defense, claiming that he couldn't be a racist because he shared an on-screen kiss with Viola Davis in their recent movie, "Widows," in which she also co-stars.

"It's all f---ing bulls--t," she told Vanity Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 6. "Liam Neeson is not a racist. Dude, have you watched 'Widows?' His tongue was so far down Viola Davis' throat. You can't call him a racist, ever. Racists don't make out with the race that they hate, especially in the way he does with his tongue -- so deep down her throat. I don't care how good of an actor you are."

Michelle Rodriguez apologises for 'insensitive' comments defending Liam Neeson © Courtesy Twentieth / REX/Shutterstock Liam Neeson and Viola Davis star in the 2018 film,

Michelle quickly realised the naïveté of her words, despite having good intentions, and penned an open letter on Instagram to apologise, which she shared on Saturday, Feb. 9.

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Earlier this week, Liam Neeson made the press rounds to promote his new movie. Naturally, people didn't take the comments so well and Neeson came under fire. But one of his co-stars is Vanity Fair reports that Neeson 's Widows co-star Michelle Rodriguez came to his defense, saying that there

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"To my friends and colleagues and my fans and community," Michelle began. "I want to deeply apologise for my recent choice of words, and poor use of example. In a pressure-filled situation, I defended a friend in the wrong way. I now realise how insensitive it was, and I had no intention of invoking such a terrible historical comparison. I have learned from this, and will grow from it. One love, MRod."

Liam also tried to explain himself and provide some context to his feelings after telling the story.

"I'm not racist," he said. "This was nearly 40 years ago, and because I was brought up in the North of Ireland and brought up in the Troubles, the '60s, '70s, and early '80s, there was a war going on in the North of Ireland, and I had acquaintances who were involved in the Troubles, the bigotry. One Catholic would be killed, the next day a Protestant would be killed. One Catholic pub would be bombed and then a Protestant pub bombed. I grew up around that, but was never part of it."

Lily Allen 'dedicates her song F**k You to Liam Neeson during a Sydney concert' and brands him a 'disgusting racist' after he revealed he once felt a 'primal urge' to murder a black person

Lily Allen 'dedicates her song F**k You to Liam Neeson during a Sydney concert' and brands him a 'disgusting racist' after he revealed he once felt a 'primal urge' to murder a black person Lily Allen reportedly dedicated her song F**k You to Liam Neeson during her Sydney concert on Tuesday night. The Taken actor, 66, faced a backlash this week after admitting he once felt a 'primal urge' to 'murder a black b-----d' after a loved one was raped. And Lily allegedly addressed his comments on stage during her No Shame Tour by calling the actor a 'racist pig', several concertgoers claimed on Twitter.

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Still, the red-carpet premiere for Liam's movie in New York City was promptly canceled following the controversy.

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