Former James Bond actor George Lazenby publicly apologizes for homophobic comments he made
The former actor of james-bond, George Lazenby, he was forced to apologize after being accused of making homophobic and misogynistic comments during a recent interview.
Lazenby, who played 007 in the movie 1969, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, participated as a guest in an Australian tour called The Music of James Bond, in which he discussed sexual anecdotes that offended the public for being “creepy” and “disgusting”.
According to an audience member, Lazenby he spent most of his time talking about his sexual conquests. “He was homophobic and very detailed, he certainly wasn’t talking about his James Bond movies.”the witness explained. “He downplayed the Queen a day after her death.”
It is said that the actor at one point told the story of when “chased” to the daughter of an Australian cricketer. “He said he dragged the daughter out of a pub and into a car in London, which is again horrible.”added the audience. “It wasn’t even charming, it wasn’t even funny. It was creepy, it was offensive… It was disgusting, there are no two ways to do it.”
Another attendee pointed out that a person in the audience was so offended that he interrupted Lazenby during his anecdotes “misogynists” and the actor left the stage. “It wasn’t until a brave member of the audience yelled, ‘Excuse me, this is offensive,’ that the tension was released and George was booed offstage and music saved the day.”
However, another member of the audience said that the actor’s statements were misunderstood and that it was a joke. “He did not kidnap [a nadie], there was no violation. People were so awake. [El espectáculo] It was very entertaining until people were yelling and booing.”
Through your account Twitter, George Lazenby apologized for the reaction he provoked in the audience and expressed that he felt “saddened” for accusations of homophobia and misogyny.
“It was never my intention to make hurtful or homophobic comments and I am very sorry if my stories that I have shared many times were taken in that way. I just want to share”
For his part, the theater producer of Concertworks reported that he was “extremely sad and disappointed” for him “language, comments and memories” of the actor, so he decided to remove Lazenby of all future performances on the tour celebrating the music of james-bond. “These were his personal opinions and there is no excuse for this in today’s society.”
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