(Updated at 4:12 pm PT with a comment from Jay Thomas)
Actor Jay Thomas’ spokesperson told TheWrap:
“That was a poor choice of words and Jay certainly meant no ill to either one of them but was emphasisizing that their right to “creative independence” has caused a fire storm that he felt they should have seen coming by stirring the hornets nest of a dangerous dictator with weapons of mass destruction…”
Emmy award-winning actor and Sirius XM host Jay Thomas stopped by CNN this afternoon to opine on the Sony Hacking cyberattack drama. In the process, he left CNN’s Brooke Baldwin speechless.
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Thomas was on to discuss movie theaters canceling the airing of “The Interview” and terror threats coming in toward theaters, and went on to provide what might become a top contender for sound bite of the year.
“If they do strike Seth Rogen and James Franco, what a great end to their careers,” he said on “Newsroom” Wednesday afternoon.
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Baldwin, seemingly shocked at the comment, leaned forward slightly, issuing no follow-up question, which led Thomas to continue:
“They made a movie, they kept their integrity, and they caused a guy
Baldwin finally responded, “Hopefully it’s a pump fake.”
Watch the video above.