Actor George Lazenby, who beforehand carried out James Bond throughout the film 007, was accused of propagating “homophobic” and “misogynistic” suggestions at an event.
Actor George Lazenby, who carried out James Bond throughout the 1969 movie 007 – On Her Majesty’s Service, was accused of propagating “homophobic” and “misogynistic” suggestions at an event regarding the British secret agent franchise.
George was one of the members in an Australian tour generally known as The Music of James Bond, which focused on the character’s films from literature and cinema. The 83-year-old Australian actor has been faraway from all future performances on the tour.
In an interview with Perth-based radio station 6PR, a woman who watched the effectivity claimed that Lazenby spent the entire effectivity “primarily talking about his sexual conquests.” “He was homophobic and he truly wasn’t talking about his film as James Bond,” she talked about.
One different participant described the effectivity as “misogynistic tales about George Lazenby’s sexual prowess, intimate particulars of diarrhea and the objectification of ladies.” “It wasn’t until a spectator shouted ‘Excuse me, that’s offensive’ that the stress turned evident and George was taken off stage and the music saved the day,” one spectator knowledgeable The West Australian newspaper.
George Lazenby apologizes
After the backlash, the actor shared a press launch on his official Twitter profile: “I’m sorry and saddened to hearken to that my tales in Perth on Saturday might need offended some people. It was on no account my intention to make offensive or homophobic suggestions and I’m sorry if my tales I shared had been interpreted that strategy.”
“I merely must share the true achievements of my life, which can be my children (…) Now, in my 80’s, family and mates are naturally what’s most significant to me. Love George,” he wrote.
CONTINUE AFTER ADVERTISING
Estadão Content materials