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Denzel Washington Doesn't Pal Around With Any Actors!

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Denzel Washington is a different kind of celebrity! While a lot of famous people will go out with other well-known buddies and pose for the paparazzi, Denzel keeps his life close to his chest!

Now, that's not to say he's a recluse or anything, just that he doesn't have actor friends!! Here's what he said:

"Actually, even within the industry, I don't have any actor friends. My friends are old friends. One's an ex-music guy, the other's a restaurant owner and the other's an ex-pro ballplayer."

That's super inneresting, and a completely different kind of ethic than what we usually see in Hollywood! So why does he do this? Is there a reason behind it?

Apparently so:

"Because I don't make friends! Maybe I'm not a butt-kisser, maybe I'm not a schmoozer. I'm not about to go to a party to try to get a job. And then when you have children, the other friends become other parents. We'd coach baseball or basketball. My wife and I were raised right. I don't want movie-star friends. And being African American, there were no big movie stars to hang out with anyway, not when I was starting out, they were just the third guy from the back! For whatever reason, I never befriended any white actors."

He's VERY passionate about it! Good for him!

Also, in that interview, if you noticed, it reads like he's saying he couldn't have white friends — and that's because there was a little editing going on after his answer was given out. In fact, this is what Denzel's rep has to say:

"I sat in on this interview. The part they failed to mention was after he said 'never befriended any white actors' he mentioned 'except,' and then listed Tom Hanks, Mel Gibson, Julia Roberts, etc. They cut the rest of the thought out. The rest is fine though."

That's some shady-ass journalism!!

Regardless of the interview, we find it refreshing that Denzel doesn't have to rely on being seen with other actors or celebrities to stay relevant. He's extremely successful — including being up for an Oscar this year — and can live his life as a working actor without it! He can have his cake (career) and eat it (keep a low profile) too!

So fab! Good luck this weekend, Denzel!!

[Image via WENN.]

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24 comments to “Denzel Washington Doesn't Pal Around With Any Actors!”



  1. 1

    Love me some Denzel. He certainly doesnt get the recognition he deserves. He is a great actor and quite handsome I might add. Love you Denzel.



  2. 2

    IM JOHN G MILLER AND IM THE ONE WHO EXSPOSSED THE WANABE SACRED TOW SPITITED PEOPLES PRETEND TO BE LOVING AND RESPECTFULL CROSS GENDERING FIRST NATIONS PEOPLES CHILD MOLESTERS WAY THAT WELL LIGHT SWEET GRASS AND SAGE AND TELL THIER VICTIMS THEY ARE NOW CROSS GENDERED LIKE CHARLES MANSON DID ON THAT GOD DAMED FARME AND THATS WHY THAT DORKE SPOKE THE WAY HE DID ABOUT INDIANS, I WAS RAPED AND MOLESTED BY A WANABE SACRED TWO SPIRITED PERSON AND IM FULL BLOODED OJIBWAY AND I KNOW WHAT THEY DID TO MY SON STAR AND NAOMI AS WILL OF COURSE THEY SAID SAY WHAT WE TELL YOU TO AND DO WHAT WE TELL YOU TO OR ELSE AND THEY STARTED WHAE THEY WERE ONLY 4 AND 5 YRS OLD SO IF YOU THING YOU SHOULD GOSSIP THAN SPREAD THIS AROUND , GOD IS GOD AND ALWAYS WILL BE GOD



  3. 3

    IM JOHN G MILLER AND IM THE ONE WHO EXSPOSSED THE WANABE SACRED TOW SPITITED PEOPLES PRETEND TO BE LOVING AND RESPECTFULL CROSS GENDERING FIRST NATIONS PEOPLES CHILD MOLESTERS WAY THAT WELL LIGHT SWEET GRASS AND SAGE AND TELL THIER VICTIMS THEY ARE NOW CROSS GENDERED LIKE CHARLES MANSON DID ON THAT GOD DAMED FARME AND THATS WHY THAT DORKE SPOKE THE WAY HE DID ABOUT INDIANS, I WAS RAPED AND MOLESTED BY A WANABE SACRED TWO SPIRITED PERSON AND IM FULL BLOODED OJIBWAY AND I KNOW WHAT THEY DID TO MY SON STAR AND NAOMI AS WILL OF COURSE THEY SAID SAY WHAT WE TELL YOU TO AND DO WHAT WE TELL YOU TO OR ELSE AND THEY STARTED WHAE THEY WERE ONLY 4 AND 5 YRS OLD SO IF YOU THING YOU SHOULD GOSSIP THAN SPREAD THIS AROUND , GOD IS GOD AND ALWAYS WILL BE GOD I ALSO IN CANADAS LARGEST CHILD SEX ABUSE INVESTAGATION AND THAT DIRTY KIND OF INDIAN WAS THERE ,I KNOW THIS BECAUSE MY OLDER BROTHERS WERE THERE BEFOR I WAS



  4. 4

    That Denzel churns my butter. Heyyy, what happened to the ASIANS CAN READ MINDS guy?



  5. 5

    I HAVE THE STORY AND IT IS AS REAL AS THE NOSE ON YOUR FACE AND I HAVE NEVER BEEN ARESTED FOR ANY THING SEXUALLY IMORTAL OVER ANY ONE OR ANY THING HOWEVER THER IS A FOOFY DISNEY LAND BLACK MAIL VIDEO TAPE THAT CHILD MOLESTERS VIEWED WITH CHILDREN



  6. 6

    IM AT 135 WATERLOO SY FORT ERIE ON. CANADA IM THANKFULL TO BE ALIVE AND I WELL BE THANKFULL TO LEAVE THIS WORLD THAT GOD HAS HEALD ME OF SOOOO MANY WOUNDS OF THE PAST



  7. 7

    TNT, you need to pass some of that shit over here. LOL



  8. 8

    Love Denzel. But black ppl need to work on not stereotyping us white folk too. So many of them distance their selves from us but if we chose to or even think of admitting it we're run through the mud.



  9. 9

    Re: CrankyGranny – LOLz. And the Asian guys…he switched to Mexicans or something. I forget.

  10. WillowWynde says – reply to this


    10

    Denzel is seriously a BAMF, incredibly handsome, and a gifted actor. Samuel L. Jackson could learn a thing or two from him - especially the fact that going around calling yourself a BAMF does not make you one. Plus, it's refreshing to see an actor not preach his beliefs and/or politics!



  11. 11

    Love Denzel, classy actor.

  12. @v@ says – reply to this


    12

    Meh. They edit to fit a space, so quotes end up out of context. They also practice omission if it gives them a more controversial story slant, which IS shady.



  13. 13

    He is one fine actor and a very handsome man.
    My Doctor goes to the same church Denzel goes to when he is in town, and although they only chatted briefly a few times, Dr. said he is a very nice man.

  14. @v@ says – reply to this


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    Re: 55vineyard – He is. He has one of those appealing faces.



  15. 15

    Denzel is the classiet guy in Hollywood. He is a true actor, great husband, amazing father. Handsome, elegant, inteligent. Love him and I wish him and his wife all the very best in life. By the way: old buddies are a must.

  16. cari says – reply to this


    16

    I've heard he is very hard and nasty to work with. He is also racist. And having no friends in the industry is because he is full of himself and has to be the biggest "Star" in the room.

  17. @v@ says – reply to this


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    Re: cari – He's a '55 baby. He's seen some bad shiz, including everything that went down in the late fifties and sixties and the long overdue civil rights movement.
    If anything you say has a tiny drop of merit, I wouldn't blame him for that drop in the least.

  18. @v@ says – reply to this


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    Whoops. '54 baby.

  19. Shadyass... says – reply to this


    19

    From today's Guardian (UK): "There was just one problem: the story was demonstrably untrue. I listened back to the audio file. Washington did not say what the representative quoted him as saying. And, even if he had, how could they have known? There had been no publicist sitting in on the interview last month."

  20. Slimshady says – reply to this


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    So maybe you should check your sources and if necessary apologise to the author of the original article, before he quite rightly SUES YOUR BACKSIDE OFF!

  21. ebenezer says – reply to this


    21

    keep it up,God be with u.

  22. alex says – reply to this


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    He is greatest actor past 20 years. Not al pacino or any white actor that comes close to him. That said i am fan of clint eastwood and kevin spacey (killed it in kapax) , russel crowe ( he was great in LA confidential as angry cop) . You can't go sleep in denzel washington movie. He has that glow when he speaks. Watching crimson tide end you will have goosebumps.

  23. alex says – reply to this


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    For me Morgan Freeman and Denzel and some extent will smith appeal to all people not just black folks. I never liked samuel jackson because he always chose that racist black victim role. May be it was bad but people need to move on. If you keep thinking past you stay in past.

  24. lesley says – reply to this


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    i don't think Denzel is racist. he's just lived a life alot of people, especially young people wouldn't understand. he's worked hard for what he's got and he's excellent at what he does. i appreciate him as a actor and a family man. and no he doesn't need to hob nob or smooze with other celebrities, for what. he's too mature and settled for that. he's one of the few men i would consider having an affair with, lol. i don't want him to leave his family/wife, just want too share him, lol. i'm just being truthful.