Ben Affleck got me thinking about this when he said that he's pretty sure he'd have trouble hanging out with Republicans in real life.
"When I watch a guy I know is a big Republican, part of me thinks, I probably wouldn't like this person if I met him, or we would have different opinions," Affleck told Playboy. "That s-t fogs the mind when you should be paying attention and be swept into the illusion."
First of all, I have to give big points to the soon-to-be-Batman - a politically active Democrat who campaigned for Al Gore, John Kerry, and Barack Obama - for self-awareness and honesty. Whether you agree with him or not, it takes a lot for a person in the public eye to admit that he judges colleagues for their personal beliefs, especially in an industry based on illusion, like he said, and high-dollar dealmaking. And it really is a sign of being an adult toRead More »from Separation of Church and Film: Do an Actor’s Personal Beliefs Affect Whether or Not You Tune In?