Eastwood mocks his ‘oddball’ empty chair routine, GOP for being ‘dumb enough’ to let him speak

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It seems as though even Clint Eastwood thinks his RNC speech to an empty chair was “oddball.” In series of recent interviews, in which the iconic actor-director has been promoting his new film Trouble with the Curve, Eastwood has appeared to distance himself from his widely mocked appearance at the GOP convention. He even seemed to question the judgement of the Republicans for putting him on the air. The Huffington Post reports:

Though his performance at the Republican National Convention has been widely panned by critics and pundits, Clint Eastwood’s post-speech interviews have been refreshingly candid and highly entertaining.

In the much-ballyhooed speech, Eastwood conducted an extended dialogue with an empty chair, in which he pretended sat Barack Obama.

“If somebody’s dumb enough to ask me to go to a political convention and say something, they’re gonna have to take what they get,” Eastwood said on “Extra” (via The Washington Post).

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