George Clooney Has Some Harsh Words For 'Failed Screenwriter' Steve Bannon


It is no key that George Clooney isn’t a lover of former White Household main strategist Steve Bannon (or of President Donald Trump, for that make any difference). This weekend, while speaking to journalists at the Toronto Global Film Competition, the actor permit unfastened with his real thoughts once again.

Speaking to Vanity Reasonable’s Krista Smith, Clooney referred to as Bannon “a schmuck who pretty much tried out almost everything he could to sell scripts in Hollywood.” Bannon famously wrote a screenplay for a rap musical update of Shakespeare’s “Coriolanus,” titled “The Point I Am.”

“It’s like a rap Shakespearean factor about the LA riots. It is the worst script you have ever study,” Clooney said of Bannon’s development. “But he was trying to get it produced in Hollywood. And had he, he would still be in Hollywood earning motion pictures and kissing my ass to make 1 of his movies. Which is who he is.”

Those remarks echo Clooney’s remarks to a independent team of journalists the former working day, in accordance to Entertainment Weekly

“I like choosing fights. I like that Breitbart News wants to have my head. I’d be ashamed ten yrs from now if those weaselly tiny putzes, whose voices are getting a great deal higher every single 7 days as this presidency starts to look even worse and even worse, weren’t still [immediately after me],” Clooney said. “Steve Bannon is a unsuccessful fucking screenwriter, and if you have ever study [his] screenplay, it’s unbelievable.”

The Oscar winner likewise pointed out that if Bannon, who is now again as executive chairman of Breitbart, ended up still in Hollywood, he’d be “licking my ass to get me to do 1 of his stupid-ass screenplays.”

Clooney has highlighted Bannon’s time in Hollywood before. When criticizing Trump’s reaction to Meryl Streep’s impressive Golden Globes speech in February, Clooney introduced Bannon into the combine

“Steve Bannon is a unsuccessful movie author and director. Which is the reality. Which is what he’s accomplished,” Clooney said, adding, “He produced a great deal of revenue off of ‘Seinfeld.’ …He’s elitist Hollywood, I imply, which is the truth.”

Clooney has also spoken out towards Trump on numerous occasions, describing the president as “in about his head and incapable.”

Nonetheless, the “Suburbicon” director remains somewhat optimistic about America’s future. 

“Particularly with our place, we perform things out,” Clooney instructed Vanity Reasonable. “Winston Churchill’s assertion on The usa was, ‘You can often rely on The usa to do the suitable factor immediately after they’ve exhausted every single other possibility.’ And I really feel like which is us a great deal.”


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