Moammar Kadafi actually had a connection with Hollywood.
The Libyan dictator’s third son, Saadi, was a movie mogul of sorts, with a film production company called Natural Selection, which he co-founded in 2009.
In addition to funding from Saadi, Natural Selection was backed by various private equity groups both domestically and internationally. The company had announced that it had amassed $100 million to use for new film projects.
Natural Selection was apparently planning to produce a slate of approximately 20 films over a five-year span. Read more...
Now that the Obama administration has decided to launch a “kinetic military action,” thereby intervening in what appears to be a struggle between Islamic jihadists and a murderous dictator, almost no one in Hollywood is voicing any opposition.
Aside from Michael Moore, outspoken celebrities who very publicly castigated the war effort that was engaged in by the Bush administration are now strangely silent over Obama’s flexing of U.S. military muscles.
This is in stark contrast to a few years back when gobs of celebrities picked up their anti-war megaphones.
Here’s a sampling: Read more...