Saturday, February 05, 2011

Sexist man alive? You Betcha!

Gabriel Bryne with Ambassador Michael Collins

Actor did just that at a party in his honor at the residence of Ambassador Michael and to launch “Imagine Ireland: A year of Irish arts in America 2011.”

“It’s a complimentary description,” he explained.  “It’s harmless and don’t know why anyone would be offended.”  What he doesn’t like being called is dark and brooding. “In Ireland,“ he said in a previous interview, “brooding is a term we use for hens. A brooding hen is supposed to lay eggs. Every time somebody says ‘He’s dark and brooding,’ I think: ‘He’s about to lay an egg.’”