Who but the worst kind of ideological bigot wouldn’t want to work with Patricia Heaton, one of the most talented actresses to ever star in a sitcom? If an iconic Emmy winner is losing work over her perfectly reasonable right-of-center political positions, what’s life like for those just trying to break in or the 99.7% who live hand-to-mouth in this business of show.Well yes, it is utterly terrible that Ms. Set-For-Life-On-Residuals is not getting the all the work she wants. In the item Nolte doesn't quite link to but has the gall to quote at Big Hollywood, here is how Heaton and her husband put it:
Telling me that she has many gay friends and doesn't oppose gay marriage, Patricia gets frustrated being automatically lumped together with other conservatives, a characterization she says has cost her possible work.What on earth could David Hunt mean by lunatics?
"We know for a fact there are some people who have said they wouldn't want to work with us because of our politics," she said, with her husband David Hunt adding,
Nolte finishes the job:
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