Is Liam Neeson a racist?
He made some "unforced" comments during a media interview in which he was promoting his new movie. The new movie is tale of revenge, and Neeson told the interviewer about something that he had never declared publicly before - admitting that he once set out to kill any black man who provoked him.
"He had said he walked the streets with a weapon around 40 years ago, hoping to take out his anger after someone close to him was raped by a black man.".
Is this evidence of racism, or is it what Neeson claims - that "he wanted his original comments to start a wider conversation about racism"?
Liam Neeson says he's 'not racist' after controversial interview - BBC News
"Asked what he wanted people to learn from his experience, he told the host: "To talk. To open up.
We all pretend we're all politically correct in this country...in mine, too. You sometimes just scratch the surface and you discover this racism and bigotry and it's there." "