Over the weekend, actor Liam Neeson admitted to be so enraged when a friend told him she’d been raped by a black male, that he wandered around looking for any black man to kill.
Although Neeson seemed contrite about wanting to target random black people, the actor’s comments nevertheless triggered an immense amount of controversy, given that they seemed to support the idea of modern lynching.
On Tuesday, the actor tried to quell the controversy. Speaking with ABC News, Neeson insisted that he’s not racist and that he rid himself of the urge to kill a random black man with power walking.
“I’m not a racist,” Neeson told “Good Morning America” Tuesday. Nevertheless, he felt a “primal urge to lash out.”
He also suggested that power walking helped him defuse his racist murder fantasy.
‘Complete and utter moron’: Anti-mask Republican derided after he ‘dismantles himself’ amid grilling from CNN host
Florida State Rep. Anthony Sabatini (R) is facing a backlash online after appearing Wednesday on CNN to argue against mask mandates, which are intended to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Sabatini told CNN host Brianna Keilar that mask mandates were a violation of Florida's constitution. "This is something government has never done before. We've never had government telling people what you have to do with your own face," he said.
Governor who repeatedly refused masks and social distancing is ‘pretty shocked’ he’s been infected with coronavirus
Oklahoma's Governor Kevin Stitt who became internet infamous when he posted a photo of himself and his family having a great time in a crowded restaurant amid the start of the coronavirus pandemic has contracted the virus and says he "pretty shocked" he's positive.
"I feel fine," Stitt said, Tulsa World reports, noting the 47-year old Republican is "just a little achy." "I was pretty shocked that I was the first governor to get it."
Florida man caught on video pulling gun and threatening to kill shopper who asked him to wear a mask
A man shopping in a Florida Walmart pulled a gun and threatened to kill a shopper who asked him to wear a mask, according to police, NBC Miami reports.
Surveillance video shows an unmasked man pushing an elderly man in a wheelchair in the store this Saturday. A masked shopper approaches the pair and words are exchanged, prompting the man to give the masked shopper the middle finger. Soon after, the man pulls a gun from his waistband, allegedly threatening to kill the shopper before he leaves the store.