One of Hollywood's most beautiful people just descended on a city some describe as "Hollywood for ugly people
" to say that his view of politics is...well, it ain't pretty.
Robert Redford, while attending a DC event to unveil the documentary "All the President's Men Revisited," said
that he sees the political landscape as having "gotten darker." This follows a 2011 comment by the actor that his perspective on politics was "so dim it's almost black."
While Redford didn't elaborate on just what he meant by his words, his left-leaning political views are well-known
. Redford's newest film, "The Company You Keep
," sees the 76-year-old actor playing a former communist radical and member of the Weather Underground hoping to turn over a new, less red leaf.
"I was emotionally sympathetic with that cause at that time because that was my time," the actor told
the Toronto star
, speaking to why he chose the role. "I have always had trouble with authority, which when I was younger got me into a lot of trouble."
Via The Hill and the Toronto Star