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Morgan Freeman Calls Out
SAG for Gender-Specific Statue

Variety, by Maane Khatchatourian

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 1/22/2018 12:08:24 AM

Morgan Freeman left the SAG Awards audience on its feet on Sunday after delivering a short speech that touched on Hollywood’s gender inequality debate while accepting the guild’s life achievement award. “I wasn’t going to do this; I’m going to tell you what’s wrong with this statue,” he said. “It works from the back, but from the front, it’s gender specific. Maybe I started something.” After getting a standing ovation, Freeman took the stage and said, “This is beyond honor, this is a place in history.” He thanked SAG-AFTRA, his children, his business partner, his life partner, and Rita Moreno,

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Hollywood just keeps getting nuttier and nuttier. I guess the ´Oscar´ award will have to become a gender-neutral name too - how about Kwanzeela?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pros7767, 1/22/2018 12:31:18 AM     (No. 11518264)

Spare me. Except for the Hollywood elites, does anyone else care?

Our Military isn´t getting paid because the Dems would rather support illegals. North Korea and Iran are a major threat to our country. And these idiots are worried about the gender specifics of a stupid statue? Seriously?

Get over yourselves and wake up to the real world!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: droopydog, 1/22/2018 12:33:51 AM     (No. 11518265)

Heavy, Morgan, heavy...you´re so deep, man!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: SALady, 1/22/2018 12:46:40 AM     (No. 11518268)

Morgan Freeman is what you get when you mix a great voice with Fruit Loops for brains.

Which describes most of Hollyweird...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Maggie2u, 1/22/2018 1:01:37 AM     (No. 11518270)

Oh geez Morgan. If the statue offends you, get a hacksaw, cut off the offending part and you will then have the first gender neutral statue.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: cThree, 1/22/2018 1:03:09 AM     (No. 11518271)

Mr. Morgan should work on his own outrageous surname, Freeman.

Wonderful actor, brainless leftist.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: pchristopher, 1/22/2018 1:41:23 AM     (No. 11518276)

“Morgan is way more than just an actor, narrator, producer, humanitarian. This man is a national treasure,” she said.

My Crohn´s is starting to flare after hearing that one. None of what he said made any sense but those fools just lap it up and are on their feet applauding as if Roman Polanski had just made a cameo.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Ozwestie, 1/22/2018 4:29:28 AM     (No. 11518308)

isn´t he "the Legend" who left his wife a couple of years ago for his step granddaughter (who was 45 years his junior) who was later murdered? Now Rita Moreno is his life partner. Says it all really.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jar, 1/22/2018 7:37:10 AM     (No. 11518385)

The article doesn´t cite Rita Moreno as his life partner, but says that she presented the award. Article doesn´t name the life partner.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rather Read, 1/22/2018 7:59:35 AM     (No. 11518406)

There were a few movies I wanted to see this winter, but I didn´t want to send Hollywood any more of my money. There are a couple of movies I want to see this summer, but I am going to be VERY picky.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 1/22/2018 8:39:08 AM     (No. 11518437)

Kinda hard to be gender specific when at last count there were 58 of them.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: cheeflo, 1/22/2018 11:48:29 AM     (No. 11518632)

What I see are the classic comedy/tragedy masks -- the smiling, laughing Thalia, the muse of comedy, and a frowning, grieving Melpomene, the muse of tragedy. They have been the symbols of the theater forever. Why does their gender matter? It doesn´t.

This modern obsession with sex and gender ruins everything. I wonder if Freeman actually understands this? Maybe he thinks they´re male representations.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: strike3, 1/22/2018 11:52:18 AM     (No. 11518637)

The only reason you are standing up there, Morgan, is because hollywood has been shamed into including your people in every movie, TV show and commercial even though you make up 13% of the population and very few of you are talented enough to be there. When you look at reality in America, seeing blacks mixing with whites in every bar scene, office, barbecue and family gathering is downright silly, don´t you think?

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