LIAM NEESON IN RACIST MURDER PLOT
Actor’s shame at week-long revenge mission to kill rapist
ACTOR Liam Neeson once walked the streets looking to kill a “black b ****** ” after hearing a loved one was brutally raped.
The Taken film star shockingly confessed to arming himself with a cosh hoping a black guy would give him an excuse for murder.
LIAM Neeson revealed he walked the streets looking to kill a “black b ****** ” after hearing a loved one was raped.
The film star confessed to arming himself with a cosh and spending days hoping a black guy would walk out of a pub to give him an excuse for murder.
He heard about the rape after returning from a trip abroad and his thoughts instantly turned to revenge. Liam, who stars in the new film Cold Pursuit, was discussing how his character turns to anger.
The 66-year-old said of his unnamed loved one: “She handled the situation of the rape in the most extraordinary way.
“But my immediate reaction was ... did she know who it was? No. What colour were they? She said it was a black person.”
He continued: “I went up and down areas 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 b ****** would come out of a pub and have a go at me about something, you know? So that I could kill him.”
He added: “It was horrible, horrible, when I think back, that I did that. It’s awful, but I did learn a lesson from it, when I eventually thought ‘What the f*** are you doing’ you know? I grew up in Northern Ireland in the Troubles... and I understand that need for revenge. But it just leads to more revenge, to more killing and more killing and Northern Ireland is proof of that.”
Social media users were quick to brand the widower a “racist”. Author Marian Keyes tweeted: “I am mortified by Liam Neeson.”
Transgender Hollyoaks actress Annie Wallace said: “Liam Neeson... DAMN! What’s wrong with people these days... not just the horrible thoughts and deeds, but saying things out loud, in a careerending kinda way.”
Representatives for Neeson and film studio Lionsgate were contacted for comment.