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Vince Vaughn Risks Hollywood Blowback by Teaming with Glenn Beck (another outed conservatve?)
Andrew Breitbart's Big Holllywood ^ | 5 Dec 2012 | Christian Toto

Posted on 12/07/2012 2:13:45 PM PST by drewh

Actor Vince Vaughn's next project is sure to make his Hollywood peers more than a little jumpy. The "Wedding Crashers" star is teaming up with Glenn Beck - yes, that Glenn Beck - to produce a reality show for the talker's GBTV network.

The show is called “Pursuit of Truth,” and it pits 20 documentary filmmakers against one another, with the grand prize being the financing and distribution of their documentary film....

This isn't Vaughn's first flirtation with the Right. He supported Ron Paul for president both in 2008 and last year. Pairing with Beck shows particular courage, though, given the Left's outright animosity toward the popular talker.

Vaughn's peers may not have known about the Paul endorsements, but this news will be impossible to ignore. Kudos to the "Swingers" star for not kowtowing to industry expectations. He easily could have kept his political allegiances to himself, or used his clout in a low-key fashion as with his Paul connection.

Instead, he's letting the world know he's not afraid of teaming with a conservative if the deal makes sense on a business level.

Just because Vaughn is an established star doesn't mean he won't feel heat for this decision. Even a screen icon like Clint Eastwood felt serious blowback after supporting Mitt Romney with his "empty chair" speech at the RNC. Vaughn is sure to meet the Hollywood blacklist; he's a big enough star to withstand total blacklisting, but there's no question he will lose credibility in the Tinseltown cocktail circles. It's a tribute to him that he's willing to move forward with the project anyway.

In Hollywood, palling around with the likes of Roman Polanski and Fidel Castro won't damage your brand. Agreeing to team with Beck on a purely pragmatic project, however, is a sin not easily forgiven.

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


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1 posted on 12/07/2012 2:13:58 PM PST by drewh
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To: drewh

You couldn’t tell he was a conservative from all the anti-family movies he has been in


2 posted on 12/07/2012 2:15:18 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL
I beleive Vince grew up as a lowly tour guide in Chicago starting a small business based only his wit and the buses of midwestern tourists. (so it would explain some of his libertarian views)

'The Break Up' with Jennifer Aniston was/is sort of his life story.

3 posted on 12/07/2012 2:20:49 PM PST by drewh
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To: GeronL

Why do people try to connect actors with the story lines of the movies they are in? Zombies?


4 posted on 12/07/2012 2:48:58 PM PST by Misterioso ("Evil requires the sanction of the victim." -- Ayn Rand)
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To: drewh

Vaughn is a big fan of Ron Paul.


5 posted on 12/07/2012 3:06:41 PM PST by Theoria (Romney is a Pyrrhic victory.)
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To: Misterioso

I can only assume the liberal anti-family films he was in did not offend him, much.


6 posted on 12/07/2012 3:23:21 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

There are not many films of his we can see, but he cracks me up. Conservatives are smarter and funnier than ignorant depressed libs.


7 posted on 12/07/2012 3:43:15 PM PST by stanne
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To: stanne

I can’t stand his face or his voice, and I doubt that anything he has done would be funny to me


8 posted on 12/07/2012 3:47:05 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: stanne

His new movie is called “Swingers”

Just the title is a double entendre


9 posted on 12/07/2012 3:50:26 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: drewh
Are Conservatives and Libertarians necessarily mutually exclusive?

Are there any grounds where Conservatives and Libertarians can meet?

Perhaps the Constitution?

10 posted on 12/07/2012 4:02:55 PM PST by jtonn
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To: jtonn

Well they’re not going to meet at the movies because so-cons refuse to ser anything filmed before 1960

Forward!!!!


11 posted on 12/07/2012 4:10:14 PM PST by Blackirish
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To: drewh

Loved Couples Retreat!


12 posted on 12/07/2012 4:12:21 PM PST by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: GeronL

Which of his movies were “anti-family”?


13 posted on 12/07/2012 4:19:52 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

which weren’t?


14 posted on 12/07/2012 4:29:17 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

I figured you were thinking of “Wedding Crashers” specifically.


15 posted on 12/07/2012 4:43:57 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: GeronL

Swingers was made in 1996.


16 posted on 12/07/2012 4:44:23 PM PST by NotSoFreeStater (If you choose not to decide you still have made a choice)
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To: GeronL

You assume too much.


17 posted on 12/07/2012 5:39:38 PM PST by Misterioso ( "Those who grant sympathy to guilt, grant none to innocence." - Ayn Rand)
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To: Misterioso

He helps bring down the standards of decency and its okay, he’s only an actor. lol


18 posted on 12/07/2012 5:43:34 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: drewh
Dodgeball is by far the funniest movie of this century. Every time I see it, I notice something funny that I haven't seen before. And Vaughn's deadpan is perfect for his role. Besides, it's got Chuck Norris in it... how can it not be awesome? (in fact, his name is the last words spoken in the film... unbeatable!)

"F***'n Chuck Norris!"

19 posted on 12/07/2012 5:46:55 PM PST by Charles H. (The_r0nin) (Hwaet! Lar bith maest hord, sothlice!)
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To: Blackirish

Pish posh. I’m a social conservative, and I’ve probably seen all of his movies. Just because you are against baby-killing and buggery doesn’t mean you have to be prude.


20 posted on 12/07/2012 6:28:21 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: Charles H. (The_r0nin)

Plus... Patches O’Houlihan would definitely be a FReeper in real life, no question about it.


21 posted on 12/07/2012 6:31:22 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: Boogieman

I didn’t mean all but a lot. Spend a little time on FR and you’ll see lots of folks who are proud they don’t see any movies,TV or listen to any new music because this actor said x or this actress said y. Using that standard some might even turn down a free trip to the Vatican because Michelangelo was a homo.

Forward!!!


22 posted on 12/07/2012 6:40:29 PM PST by Blackirish
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To: drewh

I always liked Vince, this makes me like him even more.


23 posted on 12/07/2012 6:46:40 PM PST by erod (I'm a Chicagoan till Chicago ends...)
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To: Boogieman

“. Just because you are against baby-killing and buggery doesn’t mean you have to be prude.”

Agreed.

A friend and I go to the movies just about every week and will see anything-—rated from “G” to “R”.The politics of the actors doesn’t matter.

I also read a wide variety of books.

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24 posted on 12/07/2012 6:47:34 PM PST by Mears
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To: Blackirish

Wow, you attack conservatives, Catholics, and falsely accuse Michelangelo of being homosexual, your leftism is especially flamboyant tonight.


25 posted on 12/07/2012 8:55:58 PM PST by ansel12 (The only Senate seat GOP pick up was the Palin endorsed Deb Fischer's successful run in Nebraska)
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To: Misterioso
Why do people try to connect actors with the story lines of the movies they are in? Zombies?

Exactly - for example; Mila Kunis in The Book of Eli. No way she resembles such a noble cause.

26 posted on 12/08/2012 4:05:58 AM PST by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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To: ansel12

Really Ansell don’t pretend to be dense. There’s a poster on this THIS thread who won’t go to Vince Vaughn movies. In fact go to any thread with say over 50 posts on Hollywood and you’re going to find Freepers who denounce Hollywood and won’t go to the movies. Don’t even get started on an HBO thread.

And how did I attack the Catholic church?
Also there’s been speculation and evidence of Michelangelo’s sexuality for centuries.
Jeeze you’re so thin skinned.


27 posted on 12/08/2012 4:24:56 AM PST by Blackirish (Forward Comrades!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Theoria

Right now I would take Ron Paul in a heartbeat.


28 posted on 12/08/2012 4:28:24 AM PST by dforest
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To: Charles H. (The_r0nin)
Dodgeball is by far the funniest movie of this century. Every time I see it, I notice something funny that I haven't seen before. And Vaughn's deadpan is perfect for his role. Besides, it's got Chuck Norris in it... how can it not be awesome? (in fact, his name is the last words spoken in the film... unbeatable!)

I’m not sure I’d call Dodgeball “the funniest movie of this century” but I did find it very, very funny. And I thought it had sort of a good “conservative” message in a way – a small business - a gym catering to the “average Joes”, goes up against a big business with an a-hole with an super–inflated ego for an owner (wonderfully if not somewhat over the top, played by Ben Stiller) who goes to great lengths to shut them down. The Average Joe’s prevail. : ),

I also liked Wedding Crashers and The Breakup.

29 posted on 12/08/2012 4:45:54 AM PST by MD Expat in PA
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To: GeronL
You couldn’t tell he was a conservative from all the anti-family movies he has been in.

I like many family friendly movies but I am also an adult and I don’t always want to watch movies that are only appropriate for toddlers and the Kindergarten crowd.

30 posted on 12/08/2012 4:53:10 AM PST by MD Expat in PA
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To: Blackirish

You show your hand when you promote the idea that Michelangelo was homosexual, as a fact, on the internet, and follow it up that Catholics and conservative Christians would avoid the seat of the Catholic church because him.

As far as conservatives making moral decisions on supporting the left and attacks on American culture, morality, history and everything good and decent that conservatives hold dear, coming from Hollywood, that shows your hand again, are you saying that you have no discrimination based on conservative standards when it comes to the Hollywood’s product/agenda?

You are on the wrong side, and attacking the people doing the right thing, like I said, your leftism is especially on display on this thread.


31 posted on 12/08/2012 9:31:39 AM PST by ansel12 (The only Senate seat GOP pick up was the Palin endorsed Deb Fischer's successful run in Nebraska)
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