But actors so often confuse make-believe and reality, and no doubt thinking the hero of his new film Cold Pursuit is heroic because of his determination to avenge a loved one, the 66-year-old chose to go semi-back into character to tell a deeply personal and twisted story, in the low, muttered - and, yes, apologetic - stream-of-consciousness tones of a patient lying on his therapist's couch.
"Does no-one listen any more?" the Irish writer said. But my immediate reaction was, I asked, did she know who it was? No. What color were they?
Crews later responded to his critics and cleared the air, "I'm not defending him at all".
The veteran actor later tried to clarify his comments on "Good Morning America" and insisted he is "not racist".
Neeson went on to claim that he didn't think that the experience affected him, and that he understood it because "it wasn't Swedish grandmothers doing all of this stuff". "I'm not racist. This was almost 40 years ago", he insisted, adding, "We all pretend we're all politically correct".
"It was horrible, horrible, when I think back, that I did that".
He said: "I had never felt this feeling before, which was a primal urge to lash out".
Yet the social media backlash has continued unabated.
Banville's comments come after the red carpet for the premiere of Neeson film Cold Pursuit was abruptly cancelled, just hours before the event was supposed to start.
She also wrote that in her interview and in an appearance on "Good Morning America", "Neeson thought he was telling a story of atonement. I was trying to show honour to my, stand up for my dear friend in this bad, medieval fashion", Neeson said.
Johnson, 22, is averaging 7.5 points and 3.6 rebounds in his fourth season and becomes a restricted free agent in 2019. He appeared in six games with Milwaukee and averaged 2.2 points and 1.8 rebounds in 6.7 minutes per contest.
In December, BB&T said it was eliminating its Center City Allentown regional headquarters as well as positions held by Scott V. SunTrust was already the region's largest bank before the merger announcement, with about 21 percent of the area's deposits.
In the six years Robinson spent as an Oriole, the team went to the World Series four times, winning twice in 1966 and 1970. Former Nationals catcher Brian Schneider, who played for Robinson in D.C. and Montreal, expressed a similar sentiment.
However, there are 11 people who display symptoms of measles and are awaiting the results of blood work to confirm the diagnosis. Legislation in the state of NY permits vaccine exemptions for individuals who have religious beliefs against immunization.
And the Italian government last autumn accused France of dumping underage migrants over the border without authorisation. France's Europe minister, Nathalie Loiseau, said the decision to recall the ambassador was rare but necessary.
Mickelson is regarded as having arguably the greatest short game in golfing history but has perennially struggled with the driver. Mickelson trailed American leaders Brian Gay and Scott Langley , who also played at Monterey, by one stroke.
In the meantime, a legal team is now working on a case for 21 Savage , and say it was all a 'misunderstanding'. "Mr. The tabloid publication reported that they weren't listed at the time of the rapper's arrest in the police report.
They appeared to be in a celebratory mood while dining at French restaurant Raoul's . 'The ring was very noticeable. She was also nominated for three other Oscars for her roles in " Joy ", "Winter's Bone" and " American Hustle ".
When you talk, you're telling a story. "That's the trick, to make something that you believe in", he said. But it's amusing you ask this, because I've thought about this", he said , via The Hollywood Reporter .
As of Monday morning, the 26-year-old still had not made a decision public on where he's planning to sign. Whether it evolves into something more is a reasonable question, one with some history to back it.
K-pop boyband BTS to present award at Grammys
That means their achievement came in eligibility for the 2018 ceremony - putting them out of the running for the 2019 awards. The Grammys, hosted by the Recording Academy, is the most glamorous award event in popular music.
Melbourne Cup winning trainer Darren Weir banned
Racing Victoria stewards recommended the disqualification after a show cause hearing on Monday, which lasted more than 11 hours. Handing down the penalty, Judge John Bowman on behalf of deputy chairman Brian Forrest, said: "It is sad it has come to this".