Liam Neeson admits to past racist revenge plot: 'It's awful'

The "Taken" star, 66, then goes on to admit he went up and down the streets with a heavy stick, hoping someone would approach him and start an altercation.
0:51 | 02/04/19

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Transcript for Liam Neeson admits to past racist revenge plot: 'It's awful'
Also 5 o'clock a startling admission from actor Liam Neeson who says he had violent thoughts about killing a black person after learning someone. Close to him excuse me had been raped. An interview with the independent Neeson says he asked his friend if she knew who the attacker was and what color his skin wants. When she said that the man was black Neeson told the independent reporter quote I'm ashamed to say that may be for a week. I was hoping that a black person would come out of a palm. And have a go at me so I could kill him. Pretty shocking of course nothing happened Neeson recounted the story while promoting his new movie called pursuit which is about a father who seeks violent revenge for his son's death. These and called his reaction horrible saying it taught him a lesson about the primal need for revenge. Neeson will be on Good Morning America tomorrow and you combat he's probably going to be asked about those comments. About that.

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