Outrage after John Wayne's old interview resurfaces

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Ethan Wayne, son of actor John Wayne, reacts to calls to remove his father's name from John Wayne Airport after inflammatory quotes resurfaced from an interview the actor did in Playboy Magazine in 1971. #CNN #News

The Tech Librarian

How about we stop glorifying celebrities

5 months ago | [YT] | 3,878

Leonard James

Why is there statue and airport named for a freaking actor in the first place

3 weeks ago | [YT] | 171

Damon S

Public Enemy said it best MF John Wayne Fight The Power

3 weeks ago | [YT] | 177

Pat Mtc

..his father was against people using violence to gain power yet his father also supported the use of violence to steal land from the native Americans and ultimately getting power...

3 weeks ago | [YT] | 93

Rah Will

Dude.... Ya dad was e racist point blank smh

3 weeks ago | [YT] | 115


John Wayne a believer of White Supremacy? No way?! Not surprised..

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 59

Steven Galmore

He contradicted his self about gaining power through violence in regards to blacks, but had no problem with taking a country through violence

3 weeks ago | [YT] | 50

kwame robinson

if he made a remark about Jews... no one would know who John Wayne is today

3 weeks ago (edited) | [YT] | 66

Gary L Simmons

Try those lies on the young who weren't there, I'm 60's born and we've long since known who your father was. Him, Elvis and many others.

1 month ago | [YT] | 48

Tom Jackson

All the horrible stuff going on in Hollywood and this is your focus❓redx❎❌™

3 months ago | [YT] | 239

Bronze Franklin

Yes y'all did same to Bill Cosby, and Michael Jackson

3 weeks ago | [YT] | 34

Anthony Hill

Fight the powers-that-be "motherf*** Elvis and John Wayne"

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 13

Ali Dangou

like the guy said 1971 was not a prehistoric period everyone was aware of what they are doing

1 month ago | [YT] | 14


There have also been a few U.S. presidents who tried to join the kkk. Take their names off of stuff

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 7

Jasuke prysock

Well if M.J. can be dug out the grave..why not John Wayne.Or even Elvis,Woody Allen who is now married to his step daughter.YUCK😱

5 months ago | [YT] | 330

Thermal Chill

Dear #CNN let me ask you a question: Why nobodyis banning Mark Twain for adopting the "N" word ? Double standard ? Cherry picking ?

2 weeks ago (edited) | [YT] | 6

stefan x

I agree with removing his name.
But i gotta say tho that if you go far enough back all the white figures of importance had racist views.

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 23

Kwon 22

He was a racist no other way to say it 🤦🏽‍♂️🤷🏽‍♂️💯

3 weeks ago | [YT] | 71

Ricardo Santos

I find CNN highly offensive.
Should CNN be closed as a result?

1 month ago | [YT] | 19

Bradley Brown

If only the Indians had built a wall.

5 months ago | [YT] | 3,225