Liam Neeson’s racist comments, which he shared while promoting his new film Cold Pursuit, have resulted in a wave of backlash.
Liam Neeson is facing accusations of racism over a recent interview in which he revealed he was trying to seek revenge on a random “black bastard” after learning a love done was raped by an African American man.
“I went up and down area with a cosh, hoping I’d be approached by somebody. I’m ashamed to say that, and I did it for maybe a week hoping some ‘black bastard’ would come out of a pub and have a go at me about something, you know? So that I could kill him,” he said.
The actor’s story went viral on social media, where some took offence to Liam Neeson’s racist comments. However, others are defending the 66-year-old star saying he found moral strength to get over racism after an emotional trauma. Here are some of the best reactions.