Late last night when I posted this piece speculating about that the vulgar leftism of certain Hollywood actors may spring from insecurity, I wondered whether our friend Roger Simon would agree with me. Roger is a movie screenwriter and thus, unlike me, actually knows what he’s talking about when it comes to the culture of Hollywood.
It turns out that Roger agrees with me. He writes:
Every movie star I have ever met or worked with deep down thinks to one degree or another that he or she is a fraud and that his or her life has been an accident – from having (often temporarily) a pretty face or from some mysterious charisma they themselves do not understand. The insecurity of the actor is one of those true clich