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Toby Keith Launches Expletive-Laced Tirade Against Ethan Hawke
Foxnews.com ^ | 04/07/09 | Uncredited

Posted on 04/07/2009 1:43:32 PM PDT by Big_Monkey

LAS VEGAS — Ethan Hawke might want to avoid crossing paths with Toby Keith in the near future.

The country star lit into the actor for an article Hawke wrote in the new issue of Rolling Stone about Kris Kristofferson. In it, Hawke refers to a blowup Kristofferson had with an unnamed country star back in 2003 that sounds a lot like Toby Keith.

But a furious Keith, speaking backstage at the Academy of Country Music Awards, said it wasn't true, and added that Hawke did not name him in the story because he did not want to face him later.

"I don't know Ethan Hawke. Ethan Hawke wanted to do some kind of superficial Rolling Stone article. And he did everything he could to make his story the greatest story ever in Rolling Stone," Keith said. "And it was a fictitious (expletive) lie. O.K?

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Military/Veterans; Music/Entertainment
KEYWORDS: celebutard; countrymusic; culturewar; fakebutaccurate; hollywoodreds; iraqwar; ivorytower; kriskristofferson; libel; makingitup; music; pinko; rollingstoned; tobykeith; veteran; zogbyism
Ethan Hawke is an absolute left-wing, celebutard moron. I hope Keith handles this the way men used to handle their differences.
1 posted on 04/07/2009 1:43:33 PM PDT by Big_Monkey
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To: Big_Monkey

It sounds like a chick fight all around to me.


2 posted on 04/07/2009 1:44:57 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Communism comes to America: 1/20/2009. Keep your powder dry, folks.)
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To: Big_Monkey
How do ya' like me now?
3 posted on 04/07/2009 1:45:10 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Only after disaster can we be resurrected." -- Tyler Durden)
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To: Big_Monkey

Since when is Ethan Hawke a writer?


4 posted on 04/07/2009 1:46:15 PM PDT by KansasGirl
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To: Big_Monkey

Am I the only person to have never heard of these people? Well uncool me!


5 posted on 04/07/2009 1:48:50 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: Big_Monkey

They deserve each other. Toby Keith is left wing.


6 posted on 04/07/2009 1:49:50 PM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: Big_Monkey

Toby Keith needs to dedicate this to Zero:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYrlzEUuBIM


7 posted on 04/07/2009 1:49:51 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear ("The smallest minority on earth is the 'individual'." ~ Rush Limbaugh)
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To: armymarinemom

Here we go again.

http://www.cmt.com/news/country-music/1596198/toby-keith-registering-as-independent-voter.jhtml

Keith also cited erroneous headlines and reports in the media indicating that he supports Democrat Barack Obama.

“I said that he had a chance to win it as the [party’s] best candidate since Bill Clinton,” Keith said. “I said McCain is very able to run this country, too. Very qualified. ... They didn’t put anything about McCain and Palin. They just put that Toby Keith supports Obama.”

Keith said the Democratic party no longer represents his views.

“I’ve been a lifetime Democrat, and I’m re-registering this year as an independent,” he said. “It’s strictly [because] my party, that I’ve been affiliated with all these years, doesn’t stand for anything that I stand for anymore. They’ve lost any sensibility that they had, and they’ve allowed all the kooks in, so I’m going independent.”


8 posted on 04/07/2009 1:53:21 PM PDT by RabidBartender
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To: Big_Monkey

Ethan Hawke/Toby Keith

Break it up you two—
you’re BOTH pretty!


9 posted on 04/07/2009 1:57:18 PM PDT by tumblindice (Barry Obama: Illegitimate Int'l Man of Mystery)
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To: Big_Monkey

I’d say this is the bigger scandal. That Communist militants are still championed in the MSM.

The Essential Kris Kristofferson
Twenty key tracks: an introduction to one of America’s finest songwriters
ETHAN HAWKEPosted Apr 03, 2009 3:17 PM
http://www.rollingstone.com/news/story/27207147/the_essential_kris_kristofferson

“Sandinista” (1990)
This song was written to declare support for Nicaraguan rebels of the same name, and it’s a great example of Kris’ more political work. Patty Griffin recorded a beautiful version for a 2006 tribute record.
Listen to Kris Kristofferson’s version


10 posted on 04/07/2009 1:58:01 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ( “Saving the New York Times now ranks with saving Darfur as a high-minded cause.”NYTimes Bill Kell)
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To: Big_Monkey
A bit off-topic but has anyone seen a recent picture of Toby's old "friend" Natilie Maines? Well, if you haven't, here is one:


11 posted on 04/07/2009 1:58:14 PM PDT by NCC-1701 (DRILL NOW. DRILL OFTEN. DRILL 24/7/365. PAY LESS. SUCK THE GROUND DRY.)
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To: KansasGirl
"Since when is Ethan Hawke a writer?

It happened the same time that Sean Penn felt he became qualified to write on the subject of multinational foreign policy.

12 posted on 04/07/2009 2:00:26 PM PDT by Big_Monkey
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To: RabidBartender

he is a good guy in my book!!!


13 posted on 04/07/2009 2:00:38 PM PDT by GregB (Running my own Sarah Palin Headquarters for her run for President here in Clymer. Pa)
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To: Big_Monkey

Still remember him as the little punk in Dead Poet’s Society.


14 posted on 04/07/2009 2:00:44 PM PDT by lesko
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To: NCC-1701

If anyone ever shouted “closeted lesbian”, it was Natalie Maines. Now we know.


15 posted on 04/07/2009 2:01:21 PM PDT by Big_Monkey
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To: Big_Monkey
http://www.rollingstone.com/artists/kriskristofferson/articles/story/27113898/the_last_outlaw_poet
The Last Outlaw Poet
Kris Kristofferson’s all-American journey has taken him from the Army Rangers to Nashville to Hollywood - with a few stops in the gutter along the way
ETHAN HAWKEPosted Apr 07, 2009 1:30 PM

(this is all the lead to the article...)

Standing backstage at the Beacon Theatre in New York, leaning against a crumbling brick wall in the dark, I could barely see Kris Kristofferson standing to my left. Willie Nelson was in the shadows to my right. Ray Charles was standing beside Willie, idly shifting his weight back and forth. A bit farther along the wall were Elvis Costello, Wyclef Jean, Norah Jones, Shelby Lynne, Paul Simon and respective managers, friends and family. Everybody was nervous and tight. We were there for Willie Nelson's 70th birthday concert in 2003.

Up from the basement came one of country music's brightest stars (who shall remain nameless). At that moment in time, the Star had a monster radio hit about bombing America's enemies back into the Stone Age.

“Happy birthday,” the Star said to Willie, breezing by us. As he passed Kristofferson in one long, confident stride, out of the corner of his mouth came “None of that lefty sh!t out there tonight, Kris.”

“What the f!ck did you just say to me?” Kris growled, stepping forward.

“Oh, no,” groaned Willie under his breath. “Don't get Kris all riled up.”

“You heard me,” the Star said, walking away in the darkness.

“Don't turn your back to me, boy,” Kristofferson shouted, not giving a sh!t that basically the entire music industry seemed to be flanking him.

The Star turned around: “I don't want any problems, Kris — I just want you to tone it down.”

“You ever worn your country's uniform?” Kris asked rhetorically.

“What?”

“Don't ‘What?’ me, boy! You heard the question. You just don't like the answer.” He paused just long enough to get a full chest of air. “I asked, ‘Have you ever served your country?’ The answer is, no, you have not. Have you ever killed another man? Huh? Have you ever taken another man's life and then cashed the check your country gave you for doing it? No, you have not. So shut the f!ck up!” I could feel his body pulsing with anger next to me. “You don't know what the hell you are talking about!”

“Whatever,” the young Star muttered.

Ray Charles stood motionless. Willie Nelson looked at me and shrugged mischievously like a kid in the back of the classroom.

Kristofferson took a deep inhale and leaned against the wall, still vibrating with adrenaline. He looked over at Willie as if to say, “Don't say a word.” Then his eyes found me.

“You know what Waylon Jennings said about guys like him?” he whispered.

I shook my head.

“They're doin’ to country music what pantyhose did to finger-f!ckin’.”


16 posted on 04/07/2009 2:02:40 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ( “Saving the New York Times now ranks with saving Darfur as a high-minded cause.”NYTimes Bill Kell)
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To: NCC-1701
Yikes.

It's Über-dyke.

17 posted on 04/07/2009 2:02:54 PM PDT by SIDENET (Hubba Hubba...)
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To: NCC-1701

Yikes!


18 posted on 04/07/2009 2:06:27 PM PDT by mountn man (The pleasure you get from life, is equal to the attitude you put into it.)
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To: GregB

Toby Keith is a good guy...hopefully hollywood will slid into the Pacific ocean!!


19 posted on 04/07/2009 2:07:15 PM PDT by GregB (Running my own Sarah Palin Headquarters for her run for President here in Clymer. Pa)
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To: NCC-1701
Here she is with her husband and kid:


20 posted on 04/07/2009 2:08:59 PM PDT by krb (Obama is a miserable failure.)
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To: Big_Monkey

Have to laugh that Faux News calling Toby Keith’s tirade “expletive laced” when my excerpt from Ethan Hawke’s own article is FULL of (fake) expletives against Mr. Keith who crime seems to have been supporting this nation and troops after the 9-11-2001 attacks

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Courtesy_of_the_Red,_White,_&_Blue_(The_Angry_American)

On March 24, 2001, Keith’s father, H.K. Covel, was killed in a car accident. That event and the September 11, 2001 attacks prompted Keith to write the song “Courtesy of the Red, White, & Blue (The Angry American)”, a song about his father’s patriotism and faith in the USA. At first, Keith refused to record the song and only sang it live at his concerts for military personnel.


21 posted on 04/07/2009 2:09:17 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ( “Saving the New York Times now ranks with saving Darfur as a high-minded cause.”NYTimes Bill Kell)
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To: GregB

It’s what they do, blacklist those who are not politically correct.

And the Reds have the audacity to proclaim that Communists couldn’t get work in Hollywood. The blacklist went the other way. Supposed “blacklisted” writers continued to work in Hollywood under pseudonyms. The public was shielded from the information.


22 posted on 04/07/2009 2:10:52 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ( “Saving the New York Times now ranks with saving Darfur as a high-minded cause.”NYTimes Bill Kell)
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To: a fool in paradise
“You know what Waylon Jennings said about guys like him?” he whispered. I shook my head. “They're doin’ to country music what pantyhose did to finger-f!ckin’.”

I don't doubt a word of it and would have paid to have been there.

23 posted on 04/07/2009 2:10:57 PM PDT by stormer
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To: stormer

Can’t say I’m a Kris Kristofferson fan either.

Nor Steve Earle. Nor other pinko country singers.


24 posted on 04/07/2009 2:12:18 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ( “Saving the New York Times now ranks with saving Darfur as a high-minded cause.”NYTimes Bill Kell)
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To: Big_Monkey

Never heard of ol Ethan. Probably deserves it though.


25 posted on 04/07/2009 2:13:29 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: KansasGirl

He’s actually written some well received novels and screenplays.


26 posted on 04/07/2009 2:13:35 PM PDT by Hildy (Dr. King had a dream. Obama has an ELF who has a “plan”.)
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To: pissant
"Probably deserves it though.

Take my word for it. He deserves it. They all deserve it.

27 posted on 04/07/2009 2:15:14 PM PDT by Big_Monkey
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To: stormer

Waylon is about the only country music I care to listen to.


28 posted on 04/07/2009 2:16:16 PM PDT by dirtboy
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To: Oldpuppymax
Am I the only person to have never heard of these people? Well uncool me!

I'm also a proud member of the uncool. I have heard a little about these two people, but it's not because I wanted to.

29 posted on 04/07/2009 2:18:14 PM PDT by Route797
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To: RabidBartender

Thank you. I have been sick about his Democrat status for years.


30 posted on 04/07/2009 2:31:44 PM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: Big_Monkey

Kick his *ss TK.


31 posted on 04/07/2009 2:38:03 PM PDT by uddaudd (7 days - 7 ways Guero >>> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona....)
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To: Hildy
And he was great in Training Day. Denzel, however, absolutely stole the show.
32 posted on 04/07/2009 3:11:52 PM PDT by stormer
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To: a fool in paradise

I’ve never been a fan of his acting or his music, but I’ve always admired him as a guy who always seemed to be doing exactly what he wanted to do, and if you didn’t like it, too damn bad.


33 posted on 04/07/2009 3:14:02 PM PDT by stormer
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To: freedumb2003

Toby Keith would whoop the living snot out of that little pekerhead.

34 posted on 04/07/2009 3:17:53 PM PDT by MaxMax (RINO=RAT!)
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To: Oldpuppymax

If you’ve never heard of Toby Keith, Kris Kristofferson nor Ethan Hawke it tells me that you’re universe must be very, very small. I don’t think it’s something to be proud of, actually.


35 posted on 04/07/2009 3:27:37 PM PDT by Hildy (Dr. King had a dream. Obama has an ELF who has a “plan”.)
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To: armymarinemom
Toby Keith admits to being a democrat, but supports our military 100 percent. He has done multiple shows for our guys and gals oversea’s.....He was for the war in Afghanistan but luke warm on Iraq and said only time will tell if we did the right thing there. He has never bad mouthed the military or Bush.....
36 posted on 04/07/2009 4:35:15 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: Big_Monkey

Whatever Toby. You and your horses go guzzle some beer.


37 posted on 04/07/2009 4:37:38 PM PDT by dforest
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To: a fool in paradise
Don't get too excited about this tirade by Kristofferson. While he was a Rhodes Scholar, it looks like he signed up after Oxford around 1960. He did earn a Ranger tab and jump wings and flew helicopters in Germany so he went to rotary wing school sometime also. He was offered assignment to teach English at West Point (he was an English major at Pomona College and studied it more at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar), but he opted to get out of the Army and pursue songwriting instead in 1965.
So I think all his ranting about "killin and cashin paychecks" was what is know as "woofin"...aka, blowing smoke and seeing who blinks.
38 posted on 04/07/2009 7:37:14 PM PDT by Tainan (Where's my FOF Indicator?)
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