Amidst Trump Era Racial Reckoning, Louis Gossett On Hollywood’s Racial Dilemma | MSNBC

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Academy award winning actor Louis Gossett Junior and former Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill join MSNBC’S Ari Melber for the latest edition of Fallback Friday. Gossett criticizes the media for its oftentimes simplistic representation of Black lives in America, harkening back to a skit he did on Saturday Night Live that touched on the same topic. McCaskill slams men critical of Biden’s shortlist of female VP candidates for being “ambitious women” and tells anyone who feels the same to fallback. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ). Aired on 7/31/2020.
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Amidst Trump Era Racial Reckoning, Louis Gossett On Hollywood's Racial Dilemma | MSNBC

50 Comments on "Amidst Trump Era Racial Reckoning, Louis Gossett On Hollywood’s Racial Dilemma | MSNBC"

  1. My favorite movie with Louis Gossett JR. is Iron Eagle.

  2. Richard Thomas | July 31, 2020 at 8:48 PM | Reply

    Remember in November ………….. VOTE BLUE

  3. Louis Gossett Jr was my first “Yoda”.
    Iron Eagle.

    • marty methuselah | July 31, 2020 at 10:09 PM | Reply

      Kummerspeck (Grief bacon)
      When a relationship ends or during other times of sadness, anger, or worry, it’s common to put on a few pounds of Kummerspeck. What it means is the excess weight put on by emotional overeating. So when you find yourself on the couch watching “Bridget Jones’ Diary” with a tub of ice cream, you are in fact feeding your grief bacon.

    • Oh f*** yeah!! 😎

    • MrArchangel73521 | August 1, 2020 at 2:36 AM | Reply


  4. I’m thrilled to be lucky enough to see the Fabulous Louis Gossett Jr. and the right-on Sen. Claire McCaskill. Both are terrific people, terrific Americans, and inspirations to us all. Thanks, Ari.

    • Gonzales Frederic | August 1, 2020 at 12:36 AM | Reply

      You should have seen in France when a movie with him was realeased ! The video shops were stormed.


    • Sask Sun seekers | August 1, 2020 at 9:07 AM | Reply

      @Victor Mason being a trump supporter I guess you would know that first hand right how easily it is to appease yourself…LOSER!!

    • Sask Sun seekers | August 1, 2020 at 9:10 AM | Reply

      @Mark Eaton where’s the links to your so called FACTS…I figured there were still a few super ignorant virus deniers out there…the whole world is lying about this virus right…and the world is flat too right…back under your rock troll!!!

    • Mark and Victor: you two should get married. Both stupid, both having fallen for Trump propaganda, both proud to show their stupidity in a public forum. Grow up, fellas. LEARN SOMETHING FROM EXPERTS. It’s not too late.

  5. Terry Nicholetti's Private | July 31, 2020 at 8:50 PM | Reply

    Yay Ms. McCaskill!!! Thanks for standing up for ambitious women!!!! Thanks Mr. Gossett for your perspective. And thanks Ari for having them on.

    • marty methuselah | July 31, 2020 at 10:09 PM | Reply

      Ohrwurm (Ear worm)
      Have you ever listened to a song on the radio while driving to work only to find yourself still humming the same tune by lunch time? Congratulations, you’ve had an ear worm. The beautiful German word Ohrwurm describes the fact of having a song stuck in your head as if it wriggled itself into your brain through your ear.

  6. Blue Tsunami #TyphoidTrump

    • Victor Mason | July 31, 2020 at 10:43 PM | Reply

      Who would v0te for 0pen borders, 9+ month abortions, defunding the police, free healthcare for illegal aliens, and higher taxes?

    • LoL 🤣 sure let’s go with blue and hand in our guns. Genius.

    • @Victor Mason “9+ month abortions”???
      We’re you born this Stupid, Victor or did you have to work at it???
      You are embarrassing yourself, honey. Just close your mouth (and typing finger) already. We know you know how. You’ve already closed your Mind to the facts.

  7. Ari, that was awesome!! Goose bumps!! So much love on your broadcast!! Continued Blessings!! Keep being fearless! It’s exactly what we need!!

  8. Dave Winship | July 31, 2020 at 9:00 PM | Reply

    Love to you Mr. Gossett Jr.!
    You’re no “Enemy Mine!!”
    And YES Claire! So many strong and smart women, all lined up.
    It will be a new day, very soon!! VOTE!

  9. Mary Willson | July 31, 2020 at 9:03 PM | Reply

    Omg Louis Gossett! I haven’t seen him in forever! If his hair hadn’t grayed, he would look the same as he did back in the day.

  10. Jan Reynolds | July 31, 2020 at 9:08 PM | Reply

    Great show Ari. I love those two amazing people. Both made wonderful points. Thank you for helping this day be better.

  11. One of my favorite movies with Louis Gossett Junior is “Enemy Mine”, odd but great movie.

  12. нυмαη ƒєllα | July 31, 2020 at 9:28 PM | Reply

    Nobody else will say it so I will; Enemy Mine is an excellent and extremely underrated movie.

  13. I like Val but Susan Rice is my pick😊

  14. How do Americans stop racism and misogyny in the USA? Wouldn’t that make America great for once?

  15. Time for “operation orange peel “

  16. *“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” –  Martin Luther King JR., ‘Letter from a Birmingham Jail’ (1963)*

  17. “Never say die, Iron Eagle!”

  18. Cynthia Marie | August 1, 2020 at 12:01 AM | Reply

    Louis Gossett Jr was exceptional in “An Officer and a Gentleman.” Richard Gere was the heartthrob at the time ( and an excellent actor himself), but Mr. Gossett created and maintained the overall atmosphere of the movie -not so easy to do.

  19. Richard Robbin2 | August 1, 2020 at 9:17 AM | Reply

    Enemy Mine
    Iron Eagle
    The Skin Game
    An Officer & A Gentleman
    And I loved him I Watchmen on HBO
    truly lucky to have Lou Gossett Jr. in our lives.

  20. Earl Stewart | August 1, 2020 at 1:15 PM | Reply

    I would vote for Elizabeth Warren she is intelligent and professional and patriotic , not the fake patriotism that has been going around!

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