Normally Russell Crowe (55) should have appeared in the TV series ‘The Build Series’, but at the last minute the actor decided to refuse the interview. Presenter Ricky Camilleri had been a bit too sharp in his introduction …

Normally Russell Crowe would come to talk in ‘The Build Series’ about his role in ‘The Loudest Voice’, a mini-series in which he plays Roger Ailes, the founder of the American news channel FOX. Ricky Camilleri introduced him as follows: “In 1996 a spiritual poison was spread in this country: FOX News. His creator and CEO, Roger Ailes, used the style of the gossip magazines, shameful right-wing presenters and xenophobia. It was a bully, an exploiter, an assassin, a blackmailer. ”And so the presenter went on for a while. 

According to some witnesses, Russell Crowe would have left the building swearing and throbbing, but that was later contradicted by his spokesperson. “Russell didn’t talk, there was no question of a cursing tirade. He simply decided not to let the interview continue after the introduction of the TV presenter, “the official explanation was.