Constantly, you see him at the Potsdamer Platz: Liam Neeson looking forward to one of the posters of the Berlinale the media partner ZDF. In the United States is just quarreled violently over the 66-year-old Irish-American actor who has made especially with his title role in "Schindler's list". The red carpet at the New York Premiere of his latest film, the revenge drama "Cold Pursuit", was cancelled. Director Hans Petter Moland, the shows at the Berlinale in the competition, his latest Film, "Out Stealing Horses" with Stellan Skarsgard , defends Neeson. The actor was not a racist, "just a very honest, even at their own expense".
In the beginning of the week, published an Interview with the "Independent" had Liam Neeson reported stagnant, and full of shame, that he had gone after the brutal rape of a close friend by African-Americans 40 years ago with a Slayer around, and revenge against the next best "black Bastard" disposed - of "Independent" adds Neeson have marked with your fingers quotes. Neeson says that he was deeply over his medieval cravings frightened, in other Interviews he added that he had already done at the time, something about it. Until today, he was doing power walking, against the "primacy-like" rage. He was not a racist. In the Interview, he also said, would have been the perpetrators of "Irish, Scottish, British or Lithuanian", he would have reacted the same way.
singer Lily Allen called Neeson a "racist pig"
However, the reactions are violent in the United States, the singer Lily Allen called Neeson a "racist pig". The "Hollywood Reporter" reported that the ZDF wanted to make a comment. On the ZDF-poster Neeson is seen because the transmitter is emitting in his "Monday cinema" a number of films with him. At the Berlinale Neeson was often a guest. Tsp