Actor Seth Rogen hit back at critics Monday afternoon, responding to controversy ignited over a tweet he published Sunday saying "American Sniper" reminded him of a Nazi propaganda film.
"I just said something 'kinda reminded' me of something else," Rogen said in a series of tweets. "I actually liked American Sniper. It just reminded me of the Tarantino scene."
I just said something "kinda reminded" me of something else. I actually liked American Sniper. It just reminded me of the Tarantino scene.— Seth Rogen (@Seth Rogen)1421708143.0
The Hollywood actor, who co-wrote and stared in "The Interview," was referring to a Nazi propaganda movie that played at the conclusion of "Inglorious Bastards."
On Sunday, Rogen said Clint Eastwood's bio-epic "kind of reminds" him of that film. Here's what he tweeted earlier:
American Sniper kind of reminds me of the movie that's showing in the third act of Inglorious Basterds.— Seth Rogen (@Seth Rogen)1421607932.0
Yet, on Monday the actor maintained that he "wasn't comparing the two."
"Big difference between comparing and reminding. Apples remind me of oranges. Can't compare them, though," Rogen said.
I wasn't comparing the two. Big difference between comparing and reminding. Apples remind me of oranges. Can't compare them, though.— Seth Rogen (@Seth Rogen)1421708342.0
He then took a jab at the media.
But if you were having a slow news day, you're welcome for me giving you the opportunity to blow something completely out of proportion.— Seth Rogen (@Seth Rogen)1421708434.0
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