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Shawn Penn doesn’t believe Fox News channel’s Shawn Hannity “for many reasons.”
The award-winning actor and director appeared on “Hannity” on Tuesday and explained why he doesn’t trust talk-show host Shawn Hannity, while sharing Vice’s filming experience for his upcoming documentary in Ukraine.
Hanniti recalled a phone call with Penn in November 2021 because he was interested in her story after learning that she was working on a documentary about the nation in Ukraine, its President Volodymyr Zelensky, and growing tensions with Russia. Neighboring country’s aggression in Ukraine in February.
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During the long conversation Penn remembered the first thing he said to Hanniti, “I don’t believe you.”
“But we have to move on with our lives … We are all here talking about how things are divided, how things are divided. But when you set foot in the land of such incredible unity, you realize what we have all lost,” Penn said. I don’t think I have time to make up for my lack of faith, which is a trivial matter, because people and children are evaporating and fighting for the dream that is the dream of all of us Americans. “
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Speaking about his confidence in Zelensky, Penn praised the president: “It is clear to me that the Ukrainians will win. The question is, at what cost? ”
He further added, “I did not have any luggage with him [Zelenskyy] [that] I have you. “
The luggage mentioned by Penn dates back to January 2007 when Hanniti called the actor an “all-round angry man” and declared him an “enemy of the state” because of his statements about the Bush administration.
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Although the two did not agree on everything, the interview was kept polite. After Penn spoke about his humanitarian relief efforts through his nonprofit group CORE (Community Organized Relief Effort), Hannity last asked the film star if she had developed faith in him after talking to him live.
Penn tried to avoid the question but Hannity insisted.
Penn responded, “There’s a lot of physical therapy after a big car accident. You don’t get it done in one day.”