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Golden Globes: George Clooney, Jared Leto Say “Je Suis Charlie”

Golden Globes: George Clooney, Jared Leto Say “Je Suis Charlie”

2Nd Update: George Clooney closed his jovial Cecil B. DeMille Award acceptance speech with a nod to the Charlie Hebdo staffers who were slain last week in Paris over the publication of controversial satirical cartoons.

“Today was an extraordinary day,” Clooney said onstage during the awards telecast. “Millions of people – not just in Paris but around the world, Christians and Jews and Muslims, leaders of countries all over the world – they didn’t march in protest, they marched in support of the idea that we will not walk in fear. We won’t do it. So Je suis Charlie.”

Backstage, the filmmaker and activist addressed how artists and Hollywood will process the January 7 tragedy in Paris. “It’s a tricky thing,” he said. “Art, films usually fall a couple of years behind a news story. It takes time write a screenplay. Right now, we’re trying to process the idea

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