Actor Steven Seagal Gushes Praise for Putin; May Relocate to Russia

PIC: Samantha Murphy (CC)

PIC: Samantha Murphy (CC)

Yes. It’s true. Steven Seagal said that he may consider moving to Russia. The action movie star is a big fan of Vladimir Putin, apparently. As soon as you wipe your eyes clean of the tears you’ve undoubtedly shed at the thought of losing national treasure Seagal to Russia, you can read the more at Raw Story.

Do svidaniya, Steven!

Via Raw Story:

Action movie star Steven Seagal said in an interview with the Moscow Times that he is in favor of Russia’s military action in Crimea and that he may someday emigrate to the former Soviet Union.

According to Atlantic magazine’s The Wire blog, Seagal called Putin “one of the great world leaders” and said he “would like to consider him as a brother.”

While the action star’s fortunes have faded somewhat in this hemisphere, in Russia, Seagal is still a huge star. Of late, he has befriended wealthy Russian oligarchs who have convinced him to support Putin’s aggression against Ukraine.

In an interview on the set of a movie he was filming in Romania, Seagal told Russian media that he backs Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “desire to protect the Russian-speaking people of Crimea, his assets, and the Russian Black Sea military base in Sevastopol…is very reasonable.”

Read the rest at Raw Story.

 

 

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  • Thurlow Weed

    I’m waiting for the RT interview featuring Seagal. RT could coordinate with local cable carriers to run male enhancement supplement commercials before and after this important event.

  • Dmonix

    Does that mean Seagulls going to give up his “honorary” Sheriffs title and leave the U.S. in the hands of criminals??? Say it ain’t so!

  • misinformation

    “I’m gonna keep coming back til someone remembuhs seein Richie”

  • Guerrilla_Grodd

    I think “actor” may not be the right word in describing this guy.

    • Mr B

      Rebel, hero, subversive.

  • Mr B

    Look at all the U.S. Imperial sentiment in this hypocrisy zone.
    This far-right site, has totally lost it’s focus.

    • Guerrilla_Grodd

      Yeah. A website like Disinfo which regularly discusses drugs and the occult is right wing.

      • Mr B

        Whoa ‘discusses’. That redeems all the pro-U.S. storm troop anti-Russian rhetoric.

        • Andrew

          I’ve seen both anti-Russian and pro-Russian rhetoric on this site, but I don’t remember ever seeing a single pro-U.S. storm troop article here. Would you please link to a couple?

    • misinformation

      By far-right, you clearly mean, er, uh, ummmm….

    • Echar Lailoken

      Yah… mahn. Screwface don’t like that.

    • Woobniggurath

      So, maybe, because I don’t like American propaganda I should like Russian propaganda?

      • Mr B

        Correct. Good luck to ALL those who oppose hegemony.

        • Woobniggurath

          Learning how to use commas appropriately would help your presentation.

          • Mr B

            Seems there are fortune cookies on Brokeback.

        • Adam’s Shadow

          Unless it’s Russian hegemony, apparently.

          • Mr B

            You doubt that 95.5% of voters in Crimea, supported joining Russia?

          • Adam’s Shadow

            No, just that Russian hegemony is substantially different from American hegemony.

          • https://twitter.com/anti_euclidean ÿ

            ÿ’m just going to leave this right here…

            On 18 May 1944, the entire population of the Crimean Tatars was forcibly deported in the “Sürgün” (Turkish (Crimean Tatar) for exile) to Central Asia by Joseph Stalin’s Soviet government as a form of collective punishment, on the grounds that they had collaborated with the Nazi occupation forces and formed anti-Soviet Tatar Legions.[22] An estimated 46% of the deportees died from hunger and disease.[30] On 26 June of the same year, the Armenian, Bulgarian, and Greek population was also deported to Central Asia. By the end of summer of 1944, the ethnic cleansing of Crimea was complete. In 1967, the Crimean Tatars were rehabilitated, but they were banned from legally returning to their homeland until the last days of the Soviet Union.

    • moogoogaipan

      Fallacy. whether the US has done worse is unrelated; what Russia is doing is wrong, regardless of what anyone else has done.

    • Andrew

  • Spasmodius

    What does it take to change the essence of a man?

    • Mr B

      The withdrawal of Being; according to German philosopher Martin Heidegger.

  • misinformation

    So, for you, this completely unrevelatory video equates to disinfo being far-right? Which, again, you haven’t defined.

  • davakins

    Good

  • Matt Staggs

    Apparently acknowledging that Seagal is a crappy actor, sharing that he’s a big fan of Russian leader Vladimir Putin, and then openly hoping that he’ll move away so we won’t have to deal with his movies and reality shows anymore is right-wing imperialism. Reminds me of this kind of reasoning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBLwWxylaX4

    • Liam_McGonagle

      Jesus, this was awesome . . . or should that be arse-some?

    • Mr B

      In perfect harmony with Western MSM and Washington.

      Maybe we should disingenuously-mock, Chelsea Manning’s trans sexuality.

      • Echar Lailoken

        Next you’ll be telling us how awesome Arpaio is.

      • misinformation

        Are you aware of your abuse of logical fallacies, overgeneralizations and hyperbole? Are you aware that you have yet to define “far-right”?

        • Mr B

          Send me a PM.

          • misinformation

            on what?

          • Mr B

            What the hell, a lower case o???

          • Guest

            I never in my wildest dreams thought that I’d get to chat with the villain from one of my favorite childhood stories

          • misinformation

            Whoa! How’d it do that?

          • https://twitter.com/anti_euclidean ÿ

            it wuz teh majix

          • misinformation

            Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d get to chat with the villain from one of my favorite childhood stories

        • Andrew

          One can sincerely mock.

          • misinformation

            Indeed.

            Can one insincerely mock? In other words, disingenuously mock? I suppose one could but it is a rather clumsy description and does not fit the context used above

          • Andrew

            I think insincere mockery is fairly common. I’m not sure if it’s more or less common than sincere mockery.

          • misinformation

            I suppose you may be correct. Seems like sarcasm would be a more efficient description. Either way, it’s use in the context at issue, doesn’t work. I’ll take the liberty of claiming that, the mocking of Seagal by all here, is genuine.

        • Mr B

          Nope. The professed legitimacy, could also have an ulterior motive.

          • misinformation

            Are you crafting your responses based on the available magnet-letters on your fridge?

          • misinformation

            Are you aware of your abuse of logical fallacies, overgeneralizations and hyperbole? Are you aware that you have yet to define “far-right”?

    • Adam’s Shadow

      Do not touch the trim!

  • Mr B

    Yeah “Get a haircut ya hippie!” *straightens necktie*.

  • Truth Teller

    What a sad day that will be for “B” movies. Or is it “C” movies?

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