You may have seen word today that Oliver Stone went a little bat shit in his Stephen Colbert interview last night. But there might/likely is a big part left out.
As many have seen by now, Oliver Stone went on Stephen Colbert’s CBS show Tuesday to promote his documentary on Vladimir Putin entitled “The Putin Interviews”. He made several statements that caused the audience to laugh and or gasp that implied a sympathy for the brutal dictator.
Stone said of Putin, “I think he’s devoted to his country, and I’m amazed at his calmness, as I said, his courtesy. He never really said anything bad about anybody. And he’s really been through a lot and he’s been insulted and abused –“
That’s where Stone began to lose Colbert’s studio audience, who had been effusive in applause when he’d takenthe stage.
“Abused in the press; in the media,” Stone clarified, appearing to think that would win them over.
This continued with tension gaining when Colbert asked if he had anything negative to say about the Russian leader. To which Stone replied “What is wrong with détente with Russia?” Stone asked. “Why would you be against it? I don’t understand this mentality of — may be it’s because you hate Trump.”
“Hate is a strong word,” Colbert interrupted. “I don’t trust him.”
“You don’t trust him, therefore Russia is convenient as an excuse –” Stone plowed ahead.
But what wasn’t seen on the episode is something audience members saw and Page Six reported on because they always have someone on the inside, lol.
The source told P6 Stone said words to the effect of: “Israel had far more involvement in the US election than Russia.”
He then further challenged Colbert by saying, “Why don’t you ask me about that?” — but we’re told that the host shot back, “I’ll ask you about that when you make a documentary about Israel!”
And obviously Colbert’s people or CBS felt that was too taboo to put on air.
Below is the video of the 7 minute interview. Grab popcorn.