Liam Neeson clarifies controversial revenge remarks: 'I'm not a racist' | GMA

  • Published on Feb 5, 2019
  • The "Cold Pursuit" star responds to recent firestorm live on "GMA."
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  • Aurora Blade
    Aurora Blade 16 hours ago

    Look it was wrong, he admitted it, we all admit it. its wrong. BUT IT WAS FORTY YEARS AGO. Time has passed, and it is unfornate but no one has a time machine to go back and change it. let it go.

  • Tarun Maheshwari
    Tarun Maheshwari 2 days ago

    I Agree with Liam Neeson!
    When it happens with someone close to you (God knows I don't want that) then you can relate how Liam Neeson feels ! It's nearly impossible to control that Rage !

  • Seʌn Kʌtsukunyʌ
    Seʌn Kʌtsukunyʌ 4 days ago

    revenge of the dreamerz

  • Uso's brutalino
    Uso's brutalino 4 days ago

    Well I don't think you can handle it unless you had a gun

  • Sherlock Gnome
    Sherlock Gnome 5 days ago +1

    These people are fucking crazy, he had rage towards a monster who raped his friend. He wanted to take it out on somebody that looked like the rapist. As he said himself, he would have done the same thing no matter the race.

  • Hiram Rodriguez
    Hiram Rodriguez 5 days ago

    When you see to much bigotry it’s hard to put it separated away from your thoughts. Sometimes what you see to much becomes you, no matter how hard you try those thoughts are going to affect you. The big point that William was trying to say, is to catch yourself when you are having these primal instinct, “anger”. Believe it or not anger clouds your mind ☁️ and all of a sudden you start feeling and thinking 🤔 things that you’re not used to feeling, some people are not aware of this primal instinct and act upon it like William. It’s not just me and William that have these thoughts 💭 it me, you, her, etc.. it’s all off US. Anger is a protective survival instinct

  • jim Marston
    jim Marston 6 days ago

    Nothing to clarify the people who are outraged can go fuck them selves and the media always have to spin a nothing story for their revenue

  • Grigori Rasputin1990

    liam is a pussy, act so much like a tough guy, he looks like he never hit the gym

  • Toxux
    Toxux 8 days ago

    He was looking for someone to start a fight, he wasn't starting anything

  • blak gesus
    blak gesus 8 days ago


  • Mark Jenkins
    Mark Jenkins 8 days ago +1

    Nasty racist...u r finished in Hollywood

    • N P
      N P Day ago

      Liam can come back in Europe, here we love him ! Hollywood we don't care
      Hollywood don't deserve him!

  • Grade Aye
    Grade Aye 8 days ago

    Didn’t see one brother in the crowd...

  • J B-T
    J B-T 9 days ago +2

    I love you Liam and I'm a black woman. That's okay your human :)

  • WeirdCity
    WeirdCity 10 days ago

    All getting far too ridiculous for me!

    • WeirdCity
      WeirdCity 10 days ago

      I guess the lesson is: keep our mouths shut and never try to grow.

  • N P
    N P 10 days ago

    Liam, I love him so much

  • Big daddy gonna lick ur toes And ur butt

    Wish a nigga would like Liam neeson

  • Cloudy
    Cloudy 11 days ago

    Talk about making a mountain out of a molehill, fucking hell.

  • Zak Zayelaf
    Zak Zayelaf 11 days ago +1

    Liam nesson tooooooooooooooooooooòoooooooop

  • old timer
    old timer 15 days ago

    Having seen this interview, I find that I relate to Liam. This is human nature. Racism has nothing to do with it. If we deny the inner demon we are also denying our power. It is ok to be dangerous. People who hear this man's testimony and get offended are amoung those who are living in denial about this aspect of their own nature. Liam is trying to reveal a universal truth. Men who deny this innate aspect of their nature are soy boys. Women who deny their inner dragon are powerless to protect their children or to change bad situations. Soldiers and cops who deny this aspect of self cannot be effective against opposing forces.

  • Boris
    Boris 15 days ago +1

    If you dare call Liam Neeson racist one more time, I WILL LOOK FOR YOU, I WILL FIND YOU, AND I WILL KILL YOU

  • fuck you
    fuck you 16 days ago

    I'm sure he's not an ignorant asshole like the rest of the actors. Qui-Gon Jinn for life.

  • Aly Oh
    Aly Oh 16 days ago +1

    The host is not letting him finish his sentences! Let him talk, you wanted him to explain himself, but you keep on interrupting him.

  • Ricky Brown
    Ricky Brown 17 days ago

    The most dangerous person to the black race is a White Women! So many white women have Lied on black men and got them murdered & imprisoned. White women killed more black slave children then White men did because she knew her husband was the father. Research “Casual Killing Law” White women where Killing SO many black children that the government made a special law to protect her from being punished for her Crimes of Murder.😡


    Well, looks like the GMA interviewer didn't get it. "The pain of a black person hearing..." ???? What??? Hearing the truth is painful? Hearing remorse for a stupid thought is painful? Opening up to try to teach for something awful you thought is painful? The lesson to take away from this interview is: "No good deed goes unpunished." Moving on.....

  • DeodorantPro
    DeodorantPro 18 days ago +1

    This guy was one of my favourite actors and now he is one of my favourite person. It takes guys to feel something like that.

  • Alex tsm
    Alex tsm 18 days ago +3

    Leave him alone man he's a legend... Stop hating on him,look at him he's so humble and heartbroken.

  • meg grotte
    meg grotte 19 days ago +1

    You know temptation and itself is not a bad thing. But it's how we handle that Temptation that matters

  • meg grotte
    meg grotte 19 days ago

    That's interesting because I thought he was British. Wow I can't even imagine what it's like to grow up and this kind of environment

  • A. James
    A. James 19 days ago +1

    Liam has never been and never will be a racist...this was blown way out of proportion by jackasses that are racists and who's lives are based on racism and bullshit...this world today is OFF ITS AXIS!

  • Name
    Name 20 days ago

    I think black people need to calm the fuck down and stop witch hunting. He's telling a story where the rapist happened to be black. The interviewer is a moron getting mad he asked the race of the person. That's one of the most identifying features of a person, of course he asked the race. If he knows that the person is black, white, Indian or Asian it helps to identify the person. No shit he asked that. And she's like would you still have been pissed and wanted to hurt the person if they hadn't been black... No fucking kidding you dumb bitch, he's talking about someone who brutally raped his friend, you think he cares what race did it?

  • James w Bigrully
    James w Bigrully 23 days ago

    How do we know he never carried out this rage. But why do race matters

  • Andie Williams
    Andie Williams 25 days ago

    Typical 'cherry picking' ambush journalism. What was the movie and what it about?
    People in USA, i believe in Canada they still use the term Mulatto, if they are even 1/4 black they identify as black rather than white/asian whatever are racist even to have blacks after 250 years. The same people who cheer that blue, green, grey eyes will be extinct in 100 years, argue the same where blacks refuse to date non-blacks is not the same thing. By their own logic there should be NO blacks save 1st generation immigrants from Africa today. My ancestors on one side were first generation slaves from Africa freed by the British before the American Revolution. They chose to live in Nova Scotia not return to Africa or any other non-American British colony where since 1775 slavery illegal(indentured servitude anyone legal), but today I have blue eyes. This BS feminazi ambush cherry picking instead of movie promotion is libel, slanderous and defamatory, if feminism didn't throw justice out the window. Hypocrisy.
    One can only hope that these 'journalists' and 'feminists' get sent away for crimes against humanity(male gender) some day.

  • To Hard
    To Hard 25 days ago

    I'm black and I feel this was daily over slavery.
    In fact, I hope that america is destroyed over what was done to black slaves.
    Even if I burn too, I'll smile just to see the offsprings of slavemasters die.
    So Liam I understand.

  • Jon Irving
    Jon Irving 25 days ago

    The vast majority of black people don't give a shit. Only the media gives a shit.

  • Jaciel Antonio
    Jaciel Antonio 26 days ago

    Algum brasileiro?

  • Matthew Glabek
    Matthew Glabek 26 days ago

    Liam Neeson for President 2020

  • Jose Meireles
    Jose Meireles 26 days ago +1

    we are all tribalistic. It's in our genes, can't do anything about that.

  • عبدالله A
    عبدالله A 26 days ago

    😄He is just being a man and I wish America real problems lots of real problems

  • Le Chat
    Le Chat 27 days ago +1

    My God, grow up people and stop making a fuzz. Ok, if he had gone to a place and had attacked someone randomly, then he would have had a major problem but this is a human reaction after being told something cruel. This has nothing to do with the color of the skin but with the act itself.

  • Dalek Supreme
    Dalek Supreme 28 days ago

    So tied of SJWs and Politically correct media. Reporters and professional complainers were offended by him and his comments. his fans don't give a fuck, any more than Mel Gibson's fans give a shit about his trouble a few years back. Poeple make mistakes, big deal, fuck off PC media and other assholes.

  • Aziz Hamid
    Aziz Hamid 28 days ago

    An actor turned psychotic in real life he really never outgrown of life thinking he can control of the world happenings as God whereas he could had given consolation follow to teachings of prophet and God and not be a hypocrite turning the blind eye for the miseries happening in the world

  • Tita Laral
    Tita Laral 29 days ago

    No soy el demonio ni de menis lucifer

  • Scrappy Coco
    Scrappy Coco Month ago

    All the comments of black people who show a huge effort to understand liam here, give me so much more hope than a thousand plastic newanchorchs that comdemn racism in empty slogans ever could. If one can admit that he felt hate and the other party can listen. That's the beginning of great understanding and peace. I'm happy all you cool and smart black people are on our side!

  • Daughter of the Great Father

    No average person would have to explain themselves like this on TV. So why this man?

    "FSU_SEMINOLES" Month ago


    PAPER FRIENDS Month ago

    I am a black man comments are hilarious

  • Ban Gx
    Ban Gx Month ago

    The rapist was "taken care of" already though..., so why did he need the profile of the rapist... To beat up random OTHER black people. Then he said he was not racist. People make mistakes and feel terrible things sometimes due to messed up opinions, but he can't say "I'm not a racist" and the own up to what he felt. We would even be talking about it if he hadn't brought it up. The guy SEEMS racist and this is his most politically correct self. What does he think and say in private. Honestly I just don't understand what any black person but the rapist has to do with the rape happening. Liam is acting dodgy.

  • Ban Gx
    Ban Gx Month ago

    Why did he ask about the race in first place though...

  • S G
    S G Month ago

    If the raper was a white man or Asian man it will be the same its not about the man was black.

  • ollie241189
    ollie241189 Month ago

    Why should he have to explain his actions or something he said? The revenge he talked about is a natural human instinct because of the rape his friend endured... What the f*ck has this world come to that people have to explain the human condition. F*ck political correctness. To be politically correct is to not be allowed to be human or to feel human emotions and feelings! This man is human and should have been left alone about this!

  • Jevontheman M
    Jevontheman M Month ago +7

    I'm sorry but she is just PISSING ME OFF
    This is coming from a black man so believe me when I say I completely understand his view point. Somebody had just raped a very close friend of his and he was driven by hatred, NOT RACISM, HATRED. He was asking for race as a descriptive term not as a way to attack all black people and clump them up in the same group. I do not approve of his acts that were fueled by hatred as there's a better way to handle frustration but its very clear to see that he doesn't either nor does he believe that it was in any way ok. Yet she keeps trying to push something out of him or any racist thought that doesn't exist all to find a big gotcha moment that doesn't exist. Liam is not racist and tbh this in my opinion proves it but she wants him to so desperately be so she can make it about race and talk down to him. For the love of God people stop acting like everybody is inherently racist just for an incident that involves even the slightest mention of it. Not everything has to be about it!

  • Curtis Hanner
    Curtis Hanner Month ago

    He said he was gonna kill any black man

    • Jullian mitchell
      Jullian mitchell 27 days ago

      @Curtis Hanner watch my mouth on what having an honest opinion?!?

    • Curtis Hanner
      Curtis Hanner 27 days ago

      Jullian mitchell watch your mouth, I do think he can change. I just won’t be supporting him.

    • Jullian mitchell
      Jullian mitchell 27 days ago

      @Curtis Hanner and he regretted it and he hated himself for it went to a priest and everything so again literally the whole moral of the story in the interview was to overcome those evil thoughts and those evil feelings and never let hate and anger and rage consume you but no everybody is taking it as he's a racist maybe he wants back then but I don't think so anymore can we accept the fact that people can fucking change

    • Curtis Hanner
      Curtis Hanner 27 days ago

      Jullian mitchell after her patrolled for weeks.

    • Jullian mitchell
      Jullian mitchell 27 days ago

      And this was after his best friend was raped then he thought to himself, oh shit this is wrong I shouldn't do this, he went to a priest I forgiveness the whole nine yards the whole moral of the story in the interview was to overcome those evil thoughts and those evil feelings and never let hate and anger and rage consume you but no everybody is taking it as he's a racist the dude literally played with Steven Spielberg black adopted son almost everyday onset of Schindler's list because filming that movie was so depressing bringing Steven Spielberg son on set really brighten up his day and he regrets what he thought and hates himself for it and can we set the fact that somebody can change 30 years later from where they are from literally the whole meaning of Schindler's List is that anybody can change whether you're a small person or big business tycoon people can change and can be better from where they originally were Liam Neeson was the main character of that movie

  • Dillinger Jackson
    Dillinger Jackson Month ago

    I fully understand em. Why the hell would this “shock” people? I don’t think it has to do with racism whatsoever. People definitely take things too far.

  • Isadora Chia
    Isadora Chia Month ago +1

    Race has nothing to do with this situation.
    I adore him for being a man a having such empathy for his friend who got assaulted. I wish men would speak about Rape and Violence against women
    Nice to see men supporting him in the comments too

  • Matthew Glabek
    Matthew Glabek Month ago

    Liam Neeson is Better than Tom Hanks

    NOT YOU Month ago +2

    I knew he was bad news when he called MeToo a witchunt... Irish narcissist misogynist psycho ! His wife probably wanted to hit her head and die to get away from him...! glad his films keep failing since MeToo interview.. recent film flopped before the racist comment..!

  • navylaks2
    navylaks2 Month ago

    The media today is so stupid

  • Zoraida Catherine Navarro

    The guy is amazing. We say we want to face the race issue and then when someone honestly explains their racist thoughts from 40 years ago we crucify them.. The truth is the elites want to create a Civil War among all different colored people for their own agendas. If you think it's bad that people are racist based on color try to imagine living as a teenager in northern Ireland where Irish people who are indistinguishable from each other massacred themselves based on their religion.

  • I3atosai
    I3atosai Month ago

    I’m 50% Black 75% Latin and 25% Polish my great grandfather was Hitlers right hand man and was a racist. We just have to come to love each other

  • Ku'Maji Upendo
    Ku'Maji Upendo Month ago

    How many people can relate & wanted to “lash out” on every muslim after 9/11


    • Nathan Gold
      Nathan Gold Month ago

      Ku'Maji Upendo never been me. I love Muslims and I’m Christian.
      Only white people thought like that

  • Amber Soules
    Amber Soules Month ago

    Power walking?? Dang, if that is what Liam Neeson does to curb anger, that's awesome! Seems too normal for him though...

  • TheCausation
    TheCausation Month ago +1

    Anti-racist is code for anti-white.

    LBJTITAN23 Month ago

    Strong case of Stockholm Syndrome in this comment section.

  • Jessica Uyvette Thompson

    I would have even understood if he actually knew who did it and tried to kill him.

  • Jessica Uyvette Thompson

    I wish he would have owned up to what it was by saying racism breeds racism.

  • Sandra Seals
    Sandra Seals Month ago

    I just don't understand why did he after ask about his color. Was he looking for a reason to kill a Black man? If a white man had raped his friend would he have gone out looking for any white man to kill? It's too much hatred for Blacks as it is. And it's not just white people.

  • Tommy Sands
    Tommy Sands Month ago +1

    he fucked himself good. another anti-gun idiot goes on a talk show. cunt host tried to incite violence

  • Lex Zed
    Lex Zed Month ago +5

    His brave and honest to admit this kind of incident. He is a genuine person. I salute him for that.

  • Lex Zed
    Lex Zed Month ago

    He is not a racist. He was just depending his friend. It just happen that the person is a black one.

  • Melissa H
    Melissa H Month ago +1

    I wasn't even alive 40 years ago. A difficult conversation about a desire to take a life. This is between him and God. I cannot call it. How can we judge? He without sin cast the first stone.