IE 11 is not supported. Neeson told the story, which he said happened 40 years ago, during a publicity stop for his new movie "Cold Pursuit," in which his character seeks revenge after his son is killed by a drug gang.
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When asked why Neeson jumped so immediately to asking about race, as he told in his story to the Independent and repeated Tuesday morning, he said he asked other identifying questions too. LGBT black people share their dating app experiences. He said he meant to relay how a quest for vengeance can become "primal" when a loved one is involved.
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And it really shocked me — this primal urge I had. We all pretend we're all politically correct," Neeson said Tuesday.
Roberts pointed out Tuesday that an "innocent black man" could have been killed. Some lauded Neeson for opening up about something he's shameful about and presenting an opportunity for a greater conversation.
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