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John Stossel Says Celebrities Are Economic Hypocrites

It's easy to be a socialist when you have $100 million.


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Actor/comedian Russell Brand told the BBC he wants "a socialist, egalitarian system based on the massive redistribution of wealth." Director George Lucas got rich not just from movies but also by selling Star Wars merchandise. Yet he says he believes in democracy but "not capitalist democracy." John Stossel calls out Hollywood celebrities who hate the system that made them rich.