SEAN PENN WON’T APOLOGIZE FOR OSCAR COMMENT
Sean Penn doesn’t care if anyone was offended by his green card comment about Birdman director Alejandro González Iñárritu at the Oscars.
He told the Associated Press, “I’m always surprised by flagrant stupidity. I keep having more hope. The fact is that I understand it. I see it all the time. When somebody sees the opportunity to frame something in the comfort that it will be common — that they can do that and they can get a group to look at them and that they will take on those positions and never really think about what it was.”
Sean continued, “I have absolutely no apologies. In fact, I have a big f*** you for…anybody who is so stupid not to have gotten the irony when you’ve got a country that is so xenophobic. If they had their way, you wouldn’t have great filmmakers like Alejandro working in this country. Thank God we do. There’s a little inside humor with he and I knew that he would be the first person in that room to know that his film won.”
Alejandro has said publicly that he was not offended by the joke.