Sam Elliott Apologizes for Comments About Gay Western
Veteran actor Sam Elliott publicly apologized for his criticisms of the western film “The Power of the Dog,” which made headlines for its gay storyline.
Elliott, 77, came out and openly criticized the movie as a “piece of sh–” during a podcast interview and railed about the film’s portrayal of the Wild West.
But now, the actor has apologized for the comments to the cast, including actor Benedict Cumberbatch.
“I said some things that hurt people and I feel terrible about that,” Elliott said. “The gay community has been incredible to me my entire career.”
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Elliott made headlines is 2020 when he voiced an ad for President Biden’s campaign and for the anti-Trump Lincoln Project.