Anderson Cooper tells why he walked out of the new ‘Star Wars’ movie … like putting a pause on sex

If a blatantly left-wing movie can’t hold the attention of a CNN anchor, you know there’s a problem.

On Tuesday night’s edition of the “Late Show,” Anderson Cooper confessed to Stephen Colbert that he walked out of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” before making it half-way through the film.

“I walked out,” admitted Cooper, who said he left the theater after the first 45 minutes. “I know, I know. I’m sorry.”

After provoking the audience’s surprise, Cooper clarified that he didn’t walk out because he disliked the film.

“I had a lot going on, I have a lot of work to do,” he stressed. “It wasn’t a protest. I’m going to go see it again. I just had too much in my head.”

Colbert poked fun at the CNN icon. “You paid money, walked in, and it occurred to you in the middle of the movie, ‘I don’t have time for this?'”

(Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images).

“Yeah, about 45 minutes in, I was like, ‘I’m not giving this the attention it deserves,'” Cooper replied.

The “Late Show” host jokingly compared Cooper’s experience to putting a pause on sex over a lack of motivation.

“It’s like if you’re making love to someone,” Colbert quipped. “In the middle of it you go, ‘you know what? I’m not giving this my all. I should come back–let’s put a pin in this, let’s table this for a moment, so that I can give full focus.'”

(Photo by David A. Beloff/Getty Images).

The latest entry in the “Star Wars” franchise has received a mixed response. Many fans have voiced concerns with the film’s alleged left-wing political themes.

Other fans have criticized the movie’s plot and writing, with particular focus on the characterization of Luke Skywalker.

Luke Skywalker actor Mark Hamill expressed dissatisfaction with how the script depicted the legendary character, although he later apologized for publicly voicing his disagreements with director Rian Johnson.

(Photo: Screen Capture).

Liberals really do ruin everything they touch–including beloved sci-fi franchises.


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