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PR blunder for Oscar winning actress Hilary Swank who attends swanky party for alleged human rights violator

»Posted by on Oct 13, 2011

PR blunder for Oscar winning actress Hilary Swank who attends swanky party for alleged human rights violator

Actress Hilary Swank sent a statement this morning that she “deeply regrets” attending a birthday party concert for Chechen leader, and alleged human rights violator Ramzan Kadyrov. “If I had a full understanding of what this event was apparently intended to be, I would never have gone,” said Swank in the statement. The statement makes no mention of whether Swank or actor Jean Claude Van Damme, who also attended, were paid to grace the party with their presence at the event.  My guess is they were paid royally–likely six or seven figures worth. So she had no idea.  Hmmm.  Her reps should be vetting the appearances better if she had no idea. She either had no idea because she didn’t want to know; she had no idea because her...

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