Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: 2nd star to right
Sly Stallone, letter to Warner Bros.
I'm thinking about sending this letter to Warner Bros. What do you think.
My idea is if enough people complain about certain actors, they will not be as attractive or "bankable" for their movies. Yes, Time Warner owns Warner Bros.
Barry M. Meyer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Warner Bros.
Time Warner Inc.
One Time Warner Center
New York, NY 10019-801
RE: Release of “Bullet to the Head” movie
I am writing to you to express my extreme displeasure with the star of Warner Bros. new movie release, “Bullet to the Head”, Sylvester Stallone. Also, that now and in the future, I will not waste good money to watch in the theaters or on DVD, etc. any movie that this star will be in. The reason is simple. This actor has been successful and made a living portraying guns and violence on screen. Yet, in his private life, he is an openly anti-gun advocate. Mr. Stallone is very welcome to his opinion, of course, and I respect that. However, Dictionary.com defines a hypocrite as:
“1. a person who pretends to have virtues, moral or religious beliefs, principles, etc., that he or she does not actually possess, especially a person whose actions belie stated beliefs.
2. a person who feigns some desirable or publicly approved attitude, especially one whose private life, opinions, or statements belie his or her public statements.
1175–1225; Middle English ipocrite < Old French < Late Latin hypocrita < Greek hypokritḗs a stage actor, hence one who pretends to be what he is not, equivalent to hypokrī́ ( nesthai ) (see hypocrisy) + -tēs agent suffix ”
An actor is often called upon to portray someone he/she may not be. That is the job, so to speak. In his career, Sly has proven to be a consummate actor in this respect, but the fact still remains. I will not waste money on this hypocrite.
Thank you for your time, sir.
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