Jeff Bridges Interview – Hell or High Water – “who wants to follow their parents’ advice? I sure didn’t!”


He won an Oscar for Crazy Heart and was nominated five more times. And yet somehow, the attention is largely focused on his role as The Dude in The Big Lebowski. And Jeff Bridges is highly appreciative of that.


Q: But you’re part of Julianne Moore’s Everytown council for gun safety, so clearly a subject close to your heart. How do you see the future?

BRIDGES: It’s difficult to predict, quite honestly. Where are the answers, I don’t know? Well, they seem fairly simple in some ways.

Qualificiation! Get down in writing somewhere that those suffering with mental illness or a history of violence are prohibited from getting guns, that would be a great step in the right direction. I don’t understand why anyone would conjure an argument against that. But they are out there unfortunately.

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