Thursday 8 December 2016

Now Dirty Harry faces wrath of the Social Justice Warriors

Published 10/06/2015 | 02:30

Clint Eastwood In 'Dirty Harry'
Clint Eastwood In 'Dirty Harry'

He may be riding high with the success of his last film, 'American Sniper', even if some of the more demented critics seemed to think the movie was piece of racist propaganda up there with the likes of 'Triumph Of The Will' and 'The Birth of a Nation'.

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But now Clint Eastwood (pictured in 'Dirty Harry') is fighting a foe far more insidious than any villain he ever encountered on the big screen - the Social Justice Warriors.

Appearing at an American awards show on Saturday night, the 85-year-old icon joked about athletes who have become Hollywood stars: "Like Jim Johnston and Caitlyn somebody."

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