January 31, 2011
ROBERT REDFORD, ENVIRONMENTAL HYPOCRITE? Well, on the environmental front, “celebrity” pretty much always equals “hypocrite,” unless your name is Ed Begley, Jr. Who, to be blunt, isn’t much of a celebrity these days anyway.
UPDATE: Reader Matthew Moss writes:
Is Robert Redford still a celebrity? Not according to my children, who have no idea who Robert Redford is or ever was. Likewise Warren Beatty, though my oldest thought he might be the fat guy who was raped by hillbillies in Deliverance. ‘That was Ned dear, not Warren.’ ‘No idea then, Dad.’
Strangely, all three knew Clint Eastwood.
Doesn’t seem so strange to me.