“F–k you Michael Moore, you’re a piece of shit and your uncle would be ashamed of you. Seth Rogen, your uncle probably molested you. I hope both of you catch a fist to the face soon,” the rock star behind hits like “Bawitdaba” and “American Badass” wrote on his official web site. “God bless you Chris Kyle, Thank you for your service.”
Rock’s commentary is a reaction to Moore discussing through social media why snipers, in general, “aren’t heroes,” and Rogen tweeting that the Clint Eastwood Iraq war drama starring Bradley Cooper “kind of reminds me of the movie that’s showing in the third act of ‘Inglorious Basterds.'”
Rock clearly didn’t read the source of the quotes, and took the media’s word for it that the two film directors were blasting “American Sniper,” when in fact, both have said they enjoyed the Oscar nominated film Warner Bros. released earlier this month.
“Awesome performance from Bradley Cooper. One of the best of the year. Great editing. Costumes, hair, makeup superb,” Moore wrote on Facebook in defense of his comments he said were taken out of context.
“There is also anti-war sentiment expressed in the movie. And there’s a touching ending as the main character is remembered after being gunned down by a fellow American vet with PTSD who was given a gun at a range back home in Texas — and then used it to kill the man who called himself the ‘America Sniper.’”
Rogen also called out media outlets, specifically for “blowing something completely out of proportion.”
I just said something “kinda reminded” me of something else. I actually liked American Sniper. It just reminded me of the Tarantino scene.
But if you were having a slow news day, you’re welcome for me giving you the opportunity to blow something completely out of proportion.