Skip to comments.Steven Seagal says he may run for Ariz. governor
Posted on 01/05/2014 9:11:03 AM PST by GregNH
"The martial arts expert is a member of Arpaio's posse"
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He is an egomaniacal dirtbag.
What party? Hello?
I have no idea, but it appears you do...
Actually . . . no!
Well I am sure someone will chime in.
The fake zen master party. No way I’m voting for that douche.
Is there a fringe Wacko Eco-Nut, Animal Rights Party of Hollyweird Buddhists on the ballot in Arizona??
You forgot accused wife beater and serial philanderer.
Thanks anyway, Steven. I will take a real Arizonan — Alice Cooper.
Well, I’m pretty sure Jesse Ventura’s ace Chief of Staff Steven Bosacker is willing to use his skills in Arizona as Seagal’s right hand man.
I was being charitable. lol
Wow, I thought he was an in-shape kind of guy. Shows ya how much I pay attention to Hollywood..
“Martial arts expert.”
Looks like he’s been working on his dining skills too.
I was just reading how sleazy this guy is. PERFECT for the Democrat candidate for POTUS! He’s a Clinton kind of guy!
Allegations and lawsuits
Seagal has often been accused of sexual harassment during his film productions. In May 1991 during the filming of Out for Justice, Warner Brothers employees Raenne Malone, Nicole Selinger, Christine Keeve and another woman accused Seagal of sexual harassment. Malone and another women reportedly received around $50,000 each in return for a pledge of confidentiality in an out of court settlement.
Jenny McCarthy has claimed that Seagal asked her to disrobe for him during an audition for Under Siege 2.
In 1995, Seagal was charged with employment discrimination, sexual harassment and breach of contract. Cheryl Shuman filed a case against Seagal, accusing him of threatening and beating her during the filming of On Deadly Ground. The case was dismissed by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Hiroshi Fujisaki in August 1995 as “repetitive and unintelligible”.
On April 12, 2010, 23-year-old Kayden Nguyen filed a lawsuit against Seagal in Los Angeles County Superior Court claiming sexual harassment, illegal trafficking of females for sex, failure to prevent sexual harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and false representation about employment, that specified damages exceeding one million dollars.
On April 13, 2010, the day after Nguyen made the claims, Seagal’s attorney, Marty Singer, released this written statement to CBS news: “The lawsuit filed by Kayden Nguyen against Steven Seagal is a ridiculous and absurd claim by a disgruntled ex-employee who was fired for using illegal narcotics.” Seagal personally denied the claims, yet he was forced to suspend his show, Steven Seagal: Lawman, while his attorneys attempted to resolve the case privately. On July 14, 2010, three months after Nguyen made her claims against Seagal, the case was voluntarily dismissed by the plaintiff without any public explanation.
On August 30, 2011, Steven Seagal was threatened with a lawsuit over his part in a police raid that was taped for his A&E reality show. Jesus Sanchez Llovera is seeking $100,000 in damages and wants a “formal written apology” from Seagal to his children for the death of their puppy, “a beloved family pet”. Llovera says his 11-month-old puppy was shot and killed during the raid and that police also killed more than 100 of his roosters.
He's a Putz
He’s a winner. /s
A&E airing episodes of Steven Segal:Lawman could be considered an in-kind campaign contribution ... for his opponents.
Cooper aka: Vincent Furnier, is a Michigander. He chose the snowbird route. Alice Cooper rocks! Seagal is a self absorbed a*****e.
Tries to create linkage with a big name (Ventura and Perot), runs as change candidate, gets elected then mutates into something else.
the AZ Governor race is going to be very very interesting. Five Republicans have announced. Secretary of State Ken Bennett, Treasurer Doug Ducey, State Senator Al Melvin, Mesa Mayor Scott Smith and former GoDaddy executive Christine Jones. Jones and Ducey are millionaires and I’m sure will throw a lot of money at this race. I will disclose that I am friendly with Doug Ducey and I believe he would be a terrific Governor. Ken Bennett has been around for many years in all areas of State Government. He is a very very nice man. Both say they are Conservative. But Bennett’s record paints a little different picture. Al Melvin is conservative, but has no name recognition throughout the State. Scott Smith is the dark horse. I am not too familiar with him, as I live in Northwest AZ, but I hear he is extremely popular in the areas where you need to be. I heard Jones and was wholly unimpressed. As an elected official, I will not endorse anyone, but when the time comes, I will happily tell people who I will be voting for. I am all about the Transfer of Public Lands and whoever is serious about taking on that issue will get my vote. Ken Bennett has made it a focal point of his campaign, and that’s very courageous. I do not think Steven Seagal is going to run. He doesn’t have a chance. These are serious times.
Tagged, just to show this picture to my wife. She’s a fan of seagull.
My favorite movie that he was in was “The Onion Movie”.
“Seagal has been an outspoken opponent of animal cruelty.
Animal rights work
Seagal has been an outspoken opponent of animal cruelty which can be seen in a scene in the movie Out for Justice. This is consistent with his views on spirituality, as well as his environmentalist views (as showcased in On Deadly Ground). Seagal believes in reincarnation: “When I walk into a room some people see a dog, some people see a cow. I am all of what they see. It is their perception.”
Steven has described his activism method as “shaming companies into changing,” a theme that is visible in such films as On Deadly Ground and Fire Down Below. He has worked with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) to discourage the fur trade, and has written to the Prime Minister of India to seek increased legal protection for cows. Seagal worked effectively towards saving dogs destined to drown in Taiwan.
This activism has not diminished in recent years. For these and other efforts, Seagal was awarded a PETA Humanitarian Award in 1999. In 2003, Seagal wrote an open letter to the leadership of Thailand, urging them to enact law to prevent the torture of baby elephants.
Native American issues
Seagal is a concerned advocate for the rights and interests of Native Americans. In his film On Deadly Ground, Seagal depicted himself as The Chosen One, sent to save the Inuit people from the evils of “Big Oil”.
Outside of his film work, Seagal has volunteered, lending his voice as a narrator for an activist film project, Medicine Lake Video, which seeks to protect sacred tribal ground near his ranch in Siskiyou County.”
Funniest speedcam pic was of Alice and Glenn Campbell. Paradise Valley (AZ) had speed cams (IIRC first in the valley). About 20 years or so ago, Glenn was speeding. Snap, the pic taken and Alice was in the passenger side. They had been playing golf.
I still want to go to Alice’s Cooperstown Restaurant by the Diamondbacks Field in Downtown Phx. Never been there (no dinero to eat out let alone anything else), take my kids, and order the two-foot-long “Big Unit” (Named after Randy Johnson) hot dog.
I saw Alice the opening day of either the first or second year (can’t remember) of the Diamondbacks. My son had won tickets, good ones, in the bottom section. Alice had his seats one section over. I had no idea he was so tiny and skinny. Good guy. Does a lot of charity work around here.
Now that Hugh Hallman has switched to Treasurer, one less running for Gov. Thanks for the analysis Hildy!
Smith has had nice little meetings with Stanton (lib Phx mayor) IIRC. Smith IIRC, is pro-illegal or at least for not enforcing our Laws that Illegal Immigrants abuse.
Hey! Round is a shape!
The question is: "What does Steven Seagal use for a punching bag?"
Sheriff Joe Arpaio is endorsing him. Saw it on FOX news this morning. No verbal was shown, just Arpio walking with him and the announcer mentioning it.
Just saw this on DU:
(first time there for about a year, but google pointed it out)
“Never knew Steven Seagal was a Republitard”
(won’t post the link)
Just saying. Is this true? He seems like a Republican to me.
Ask Gene Lebell if he would vote for Seagal
“Snowbird” or “transplant?”
u can see the plugs....
hairline in front. its perfect.
I listened to a blues album he put out a few years ago and I have to admit, some of the stuff on there was pretty good. Boy, for a guy who made his name on martial arts, you would think that he would take better care of himself...