Sam Elliott Apologizes For His The Power of the Dog Comments

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Sam ElliottHe is putting his tail between the legs.

The controversial remarks he made about the film by the 77-year old actor have been retracted. The Power of the Dog on Marc Maron‘s WTF podcast last month.

“I told the WTF podcaster that I thought Jane Campion was a brilliant director, and I want to apologize to the cast of The Power of the Dog, brilliant actors all,” he saidOn April 10 during DeadlineTV Event -‘s Contenders TV Event. “And in particular Benedict Cumberbatch. I can only say that I’m sorry and I am. I am.”

Elliot admitted in his a meaculpa that he wasn’t “very articulate” in sharing his thoughts on the Western and feels “terrible”About how his comments were received by the gay community.

“I said some things that hurt people and I feel terrible about that,”He stated. “The gay community has been incredible to me my entire career. And I mean my entire career, from before I got started in this town. Friends on every level and every job description up until today.”