EASTWOOD: Asked if He Threatened to Kill Michael Moore, His Response Resulted in SICK Applause

Published on April 22, 2015

I’d like to see Clint Eastwood and Michael Moore face to face.

LAS VEGAS — Clint Eastwood doesn’t hold a grudge against Michael Moore, and denies he ever threatened to kill the filmmaker.

Eastwood told a CinemaCon audience Wednesday that Moore, an outspoken critic of Eastwood’s filmAmerican Sniper, even helped the film’s record-breaking box office success.

“Everyone keeps saying I threatened to kill Michael Moore. That’s not true,” said Eastwood, before adding with a laugh. “It isn’t a bad idea.”

The comment received a rousing applause and laughter from the audience filled with theater owners at the national convention.

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