Conservative Actor Gets Canned by His Agent for Posting Independence Day Tweets

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July 05, 2018Jul 05, 2018

Actor James Woods announced Thursday morning that he has been dropped by his talent agent Ken Kaplan, the latter doing so on July 4th after Woods posted a series of controversial tweets aimed at liberals.

According to Deadline, Kaplan explained that he was dropping Woods based on a sense of patriotism, writing, “It’s the 4th of July and I’m feeling patriotic,” he wrote. “I don’t want to represent you anymore. I mean I can go on a rant but you know what I’d say.”

Woods tweeted back, “Dear Ken, I don’t actually. I was thinking if you’re patriotic, you would appreciate free speech and one’s right to think as an individual. Be that as it may, I want to thank you for all your hard work and devotion on my behalf. Be well.”

Here are some of Woods’s tweets posted on July 4:

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