Hollywood’s hypocrisy knows no bounds. While its multi-million dollar movie stars cash in on shoot ‘em up thrillers and cop dramas, they openly move to restrict gun ownership in this country. When the lights turn off and the cameras stop running, these stars put down their prop house guns and pick the Brady Campaign banner. When a fortune is made on the portrayal of guns on the silver and small screen and that cash turns into donations to the anti-gun lobby, it should make every Second Amendment supporter think: Where is my money really going?Fame is a powerful weapon, and it’s hard to believe that these celebs have anti-gun leanings. But they do.
GALLERY: 8 Surprising Anti-Gun Celebrities
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- <h2>8. Shania Twain</h2>It’s not very often you hear of country music artists taking a stand for any sort of gun control. But we’ve all known for a while that Shania Twain isn’t like most country singers, haven’t we? Canada’s gift to country was a signer of Handgun Control Inc.’s – now known as the Brady Campaign – “Open Letter to the National Rifle Association” full-page ad that ran in the June 9, 1999, edition of USA Today. Twain’s politics didn’t stop her from having <a href="http://www.tmz.com/2011/01/02/shania-twain-married-wedding-puerto-rico-frederic-thiebaud-armed-security-guards-video/" target="_blank">armed guards at her wedding</a> in January 2011 in Puerto Rico.
Does this list change your opinion on these celebrities? Any other Brady-supporting stars we missed?