YouTuber Reminds Pro-Gun Control Celebs They Use A Lot Of Guns Onscreen
It didn’t take long after the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, for a gaggle of Hollywood celebs to film a PSA urging for better gun control.
The video by Demand A Plan For Gun Violence, which has racked up over six million views on YouTube alone, includes pleas from celebs like Beyoncé, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Rock, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Aniston, Jon Hamm, Julianne Moore, Jamie Foxx, Paul Rudd, and Ellen DeGeneres.
But one YouTube user would like to point out that more than a few of these folks seem all too happy to use guns when onscreen violence is called for.
I suppose the video "Demand Celebrities Go Fuck Themselves" could be seen as a statement about hypocris. Other examples fall flat — like, I doubt that three seconds of Amy Poehler goofing around onscreen with a gun has contributed deeply to gun violence quite the way that action films have, which doesn’t seem fair.
It’s well-researched, to say the least:
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