Sunday, April 3, 2011

Celebrity Hunters

Inspired by Robert Farago's mention that Avril Lavigne is a hunter, I found this site which lists eight celebrity hunters.

The one I enjoyed the most was Herschel Walker. I wondered if he even needs a gun, he's one tough guy.

With a background in law enforcement, Walker is an avid shooter. The College Football Hall of Fame inductee from the University of Georgia, and 1982 Heisman Trophy winner, played for the USFL’s New Jersey Generals, NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. Now, at age 49, he is squaring off against opponents half his age in the Octagon for professional mixed martial art fights, has also tackled the Alaskan tundra in pursuit of brown bears.
Personally I think hunting is sick. I think the enjoyment therein is akin to that of the bully who takes advantage of the smaller and weaker in order to feel superior. But, I have much less a problem with it, than I do for say, the people who want to carry a gun at all times. That's another kind of sickness and one which affects more people.

What's your opinion? Please leave a comment.


  1. It's odd.

    In Roberto Farago's (and the NRA's) attempt to 'mainstream' gunloonery by presenting famous personalities who are gunloons---the NRA and Farago omit several factoids.

    For example, Walker suffers from multiple personality disorder (aka dissociative identity disorder). This means Walker has symptoms that include memory loss, mood swings, anger, paranoia, phobias, etc. Just the type of person you want toting guns, right?

    The NRA also cites James Hetfield of Metallica. Of course, the NRA doesn't mention Hetfield is both an alcoholic and someone with anger management issues.

  2. Bing Crosby, Larry hagman, Andy Griffith, James Arness, Phil Harris, Cheryl Tiegs, William Conrad, Tim Conway, and many many more actors and actresses are hunters. Get over it. Hunting is needed to control native populations of game and to prevent mass starvations of Animals now that natural predators

  3. blah, blah, blah, P, I got you even though the comment was chopped off.

    Do you hunt, man? Tell us about the difference between shooting a paper target and a live animal. I'll bet it's thrilling. I'll bet it's empowering.