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And welcome back well 1960s and seventies Jane Fonda was best known for her vocal opposition to the Vietnam War she call America's leaders war criminals on radio broadcast the US soldiers -- -- the best person playing Nancy Reagan in a brand new movie partially about her life.
Reyes is a navy veteran who launched a massive campaign to keep on us.
Playing that role and he joins us now good morning T thanks for being with us -- -- -- Now your brother died in Vietnam and you say that that -- hearing the response from Jane -- time and you know as as as people are are are creating all this hoopla is is not very remorseful I wanna make sure that our viewers get a get a take from Jane -- so let's look at out of the.
-- here's what she said in response.
To what all of the veterans have said about her -- Nancy Reagan in this upcoming movie she said get a life.
If she creates -- plot will cause more people to see the movie I figured it would tweak.
It would tweak the right who cares.
So she say get a life to do you and others Larry for for opposing her in this new movie she says she's apologized numerous times.
Right well first I wanna say it wasn't my brother it was my brother -- -- -- died in Vietnam.
On those killed in Vietnam actually and I want to give a shout out to recognition to American legion post 581 especially Dennis do you down.
-- you know that was a typical response by Jane Fonda.
It just shows that.
She really doesn't have any remorse at all and I'm glad that she actually did speak out and say something like that because it's actually open this up.
I had no idea dad.
My page was going to be as big as it is and it's funny because people are telling me Larry your famous now and I don't want to be famous I want her to still be infamous for what she did.
You is speaking of your page we didn't mention though that you created this FaceBook page called boycott Hanoi Jane playing Nancy Reagan that's the full title of the page and -- just -- to have an up here right now my iPad have 121955.
It has grown tremendously.
-- what has been the response from the veterans community and those currently serving to your boycott.
Well you know.
About three weeks ago I -- had 400.
Lights on it and once -- -- gave -- interview.
It blew up and it blew up something to where I couldn't even imagine I've gotten called by my uncle.
And now the -- and American legion and the VFW.
They're calling me and they're seeing Larry this is no longer a boycott now it's a movement.
And you know it's open the eyes to a lot of younger people that had no clue about Jane Fonda.
It's not about forgiving or forgetting or anything like that what it is is that.
Now younger people are coming out to be in the one I had no idea at Dallas Jane Fonda.
The the movie star percent.
Being a traitor and they'd they'd look at me and they're like wow -- my son.
I showed in his ten years old and I showed him some of the pitches and he was -- dad.
She was against America and I go yeah so and she she is -- she was.
And Jane Fonda just saying hey you know what I have apologize for this it's over sixteen years.
From from what what I'm reading here but.
What do you think filmmaker should be doing now and in response to this this outcry from American.
Well you know dead the thing about this is that especially her playing Nancy Reagan.
You know she could probably be in some other kind of movie and and I would still boycotted -- I would not go watch it but.
It really drew the line when she was playing Nancy Reagan that -- really planned patriotic.
Is just it was just too much for me and I wanted to see if America felt the same way.
And they do.
I Larry risky website -- the FaceBook pages boycott Hanoi Jane playing Nancy Reagan that's the full title TV interviews duke simple Google search that's the first FaceBook page that will pop up there are so.
121000 like I certainly started something Larry.
Think you and I and I hope to keep it going and if anything in its educated.
The younger generation about who Jane Fonda is and -- she was but -- and you know I'm just glad that this is happening.
-- -- thanks for waking up with us this morning we appreciate your time this morning.
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