Clint Eastwood Endorses Mike Bloomberg For President In WSJ Interview, Provides Props To #MeToo Motion
Clint Eastwood, who spoke on the 2012 Republican Nationwide Conference and endorsed Donald Trump in 2016, is seemingly switching sides, endorsing Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg.
The 89-year-old actor/director was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal on a variety of subjects, however his most shocking was the political endorsement he handed out.
“The very best factor we might do is simply get Mike Bloomberg in there,” Eastwood stated. He claimed to be a Libertarian who revered different concepts, however stated he want to see President Donald Trump act “in a extra genteel manner, with out tweeting and calling folks names.”
“I’d personally not like for him [Trump] to not carry himself to that degree,” Eastwood stated.
The Eastwood crossover is a change from 2016, when he endorsed the President due to his fears Hillary Clinton would “observe in Obama’s footsteps. “There’s been simply an excessive amount of humorous enterprise on each side of the aisle. She’s made a number of dough out of being a politician. I gave up dough to be a politician. I’m positive that Ronald Reagan gave up dough to be a politician.”
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Eastwood additionally remarked on the #MeToo motion to the WSJ, claiming sexual predatory conduct was “very prolific” within the movie trade, relationship again to the 1940s.
He shouted out for ladies who’re “standing up towards people who find themselves making an attempt to shake you down for sexual favors.” Eastwood was as soon as the defendant in a palimony lawsuit introduced by his girlfriend, Sondra Locke. That lawsuit was dropped after Eastwood promised her directing credit, however was later revived when Locke claimed she was defrauded and by no means acquired the roles.