Entertainment Russell Crowe's tone deaf story on sodomising his co-star

04:22  07 december  2017
04:22  07 december  2017 Source:   nowtolove.com.au

Russell Crowe defends 'sodomy' joke about co-star

  Russell Crowe defends 'sodomy' joke about co-star Russell Crowe defends 'sodomy' joke about co-starRussell Crowe is defending a controversial joke he made during the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards on Tuesday about "sodomizing" co-star Jacqueline McKenzie on the set of the 1992 film Romper Stomper.

Russell Crowe tells tone deaf anecdote about sodomising his co - star on Romper Stomper. Jacqueline McKenzie spoke out just last week about the sexual harassment and bullying she experienced as an actress.

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Russell Crowe presents the AACTA Award for Best Asian Film.© Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images for AFI Russell Crowe presents the AACTA Award for Best Asian Film. The Weinstein reckoning dominated red carpet interviews at last night’s Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards and trickled into the ceremony itself.

In one speech, Russell Crowe also acknowledged the need for “sensitivity” in the current climate, but in probably the most tone-deaf way possible.

The Gladiator alum gave a tongue-in-cheek anecdote about “sodomising Jacqueline McKenzie on the set of Romper Stomper” that was so inappropriate it was cut from broadcast, but reported by The Guardian.

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Entertainment: Russell Crowe ' s tone deaf story - PressFrom - Canada - ca.pressfrom.com. 0. During a recent award show appearance, Russell Crowe took to making a surprisingly off-color joke about “ sodomizing ” his co - star while filming the 1992 movie Later, Crowe defended his joke on a

“I didn’t actually intend to do that — I was trying to keep my bits away from her bits, and she’s been given one of those pieces of elastic that the girls get when you do those scenes, which protects them from all things, and my bits and pieces were in a little canvas sack with a drawstring,” Crowe explained.

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“And it was actually my desire to keep the bits apart. It wasn’t until the opening night of the film that it was pointed out by none other than Jackie McKenzie’s beautiful late mother that we were in fact, in her mind, engaged in sodomy. Anyway, that was just a story about sensitivity!” he continued.

The story was especially uncomfortable thanks to McKenzie, who was present at the AACTA ceremony, revealing last week she had endured “sexual harassment, bullying, groping, lascivious comments and unwanted advances” during her career as an actor.

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Russell Crowe has defended his bizarre AACTA Awards joke about sodomy , after critics branded his speech ' tone deaf .' On Thursday, Jackie also re-Tweeted a post from journalist Ben Fordham, which claimed to be a 'statement from Russell Crowe ' regarding the story .

Russell Crowe has apologized for a story he told the audience at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards on Wednesday about " sodomizing " co - star Jacqueline McKenzie on the set of their 1992 film Romper Stomper.

“The people involved were protected, the behaviour was ignored or swept under the rug,” she told The Australian. “One response to a legal letter I did send — demanding an assurance I would be safe on set — was met by the producer saying: ‘I can’t give this letter to him [an actor]. He’ll go crazy.’”

Geoffrey Rush stepped down as president of the AACTA board earlier this week after a complaint of "inappropriate behaviour" from two years ago surfaced, which he denies.

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