Hollywood Caught Off Guard by Political Questions at Sundance

Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014 04:24 PM

By Melissa Clyne

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A Fox News correspondent confounded Hollywood celebrities by posing politically volatile questions as they walked the red carpet at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, this week.

"Are you disappointed in President Obama?" correspondent Jesse Watters asked the stars.

Many of them scattered, while others ventured their cordial opinions.

A-lister Robert DeNiro entertained Watters' line of questioning, while actress Marisa Tomei "just ran away," Watters told Fox News' Bill O’Reilly on his show Monday night.

"He's a guy who means to do the right thing, he has to pick his battles, but his heart is in the right place," DeNiro said of Obama. "He's not a schemer. He's not devious."

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Both Lea Thompson, of "Back to the Future" fame and Richard Kind, known for his roles in "Mad About You" and "Spin City," opined that wealth disparity was the greatest challenge facing the United States.

Actress Rose McGowan simply said, "I want Hillary," while actor Mark Ruffalo engaged in a bit of back-and-forth with Watters over Benghazi and whom should be held responsible for the deaths of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans killed during the attack in Libya in September 2012.

"Who's cutting the budget? Who's cutting the protection? The Republicans," Ruffalo said during the exchange.

Watters located one O'Reilly enthusiast in the crowd, former Hugh Hefner girlfriend and Playboy Playmate Kendra Wilkinson.

"I'm a huge Bill O'Reilly fan," she said.

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