Hollywood elites should try living on a soldiers salary, in a foreign desert for months (sometimes years) away from their spouse and family, with bullets whizzing by their heads and bombs going off around them before they dare to compare their charmed life to that of someone who’s been in battle.
Gwyneth Paltrow recently likened the mean tweets she receives to being in a bloody war. I’m sure she “thinks” that must be what it’s like from her vantage point, but seriously, she needs to get a grip.
Green Beret, Bryan Sikes, SFC wrote a little letter to her in response, just to make sure she’s clear for future reference…
To Miss Paltrow,
I’d first like to start out by saying how terrible I feel for you and all your friends that on a daily basis have to endure mean words written by people you don’t know. I can only imagine the difficulty of waking up in a 12,000 square foot Hollywood home and having your assistant retrieve your iPhone, only to see that the battery is low and someone on twitter (the social media concept that you and all of your friends contribute to on an hourly basis to feed your ego and narcissistic ways), has written a mean word or 2 about you. You’ve hit the nail on the head, war is exactly like that. You should receive a medal for the burden you have carried on your shoulders due to these meanies on social media.
You said, “Its almost like, how in war, you go through this bloody dehumanizing thing and then something is defined out of it.” I could see how you, and others like you in “the biz”, could be… (read the rest here)
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