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Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon, the widow and son of late Beatles singer John Lennon, and actress Susan Sarandon recently toured Pennsylvania natural gas drilling sites to speak out against fracking.
The three longtime peace and environmental activists visited natural gas wells, compressor stations and residents affected by the practice in Pennsylvania on Thursday, January 17, according to the Associated Press. Ono and Sean are the founders of the "Artists Against Fracking" initiative," which includes at least 180 celebrity supporters.
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Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon and Susan Sarandon toured natural gas drilling sites in Pennsylvania on Jan. 17, 2013 to speak out against fracking.
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Susan Sarandon, who famously confronted her character's sister's would-be rapist in the 1991 film "Thelma & Louise," has revealed that in real life, she once underwent an experience all-too familiar to many fledgling actresses - sexual assault during a "casting couch" audition.
"I just went into a room, and a guy practically threw me on the desk," the 66-year-old Oscar winner told ELLE magazine in an interview published in its November 2012 issue," according to EW.com. "It was my early days in New York, and it was really disgusting. It wasn't like I gave it a second though, it was so badly done. It was not successful - for either of us."
Susan Sarandon is just the latest celebrity to speak out about a recent gaffe by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
In a secretly taped and newly released video, Romney is seen saying, "There are 47 percent who are with him [President Obama], who are dependent upon government, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you name it."
In "That's My Boy," Susan Sarandon and her daughter Eva Amurri Martino take turns playing the role of a seductive teacher who sleeps with Adam Sandler's character as a 13-year-old boy, with Martino playing the younger teacher and Sarandon playing the character as an older inmate. Both actresses said they had fun the shooting the film.
Sarandon explained to OnTheRedCarpet.com host Rachel Smith that she signed on for the role because she was a fan of Sandler's work and was looking to have a good time.
Susan Sarandon obviously has her choice in projects, but the actress said that she was "seduced" into joining the cast of "Jeff, Who Lives at Home."
"[The Duplass brothers] seduced me on the first hello on the phone," Sarandon told OnTheRedCarpet.com in a recent interview. "I had read the script and it was so surprising and it made me cry and I loved their connection to their families. I loved the way they worked together, I'd seen 'The Puffy Chair' and 'Cyrus' wasn't out yet. I talked to Marisa [Tomei] and she highly recommended them."
Jason Segel found that the most challenging part of filming "Jeff, Who Lives at Home" was playing Susan Sarandon's son.
"Holy moly, the hardest part of this movie was acting like I was not attracted to my mother," Segel told OnTheRedCarpet.com in a recent interview. "She's so foxy. It was a total honor to get to act next to someone of her caliber."
Susan Sarandon is guest starring on the new season of "The Big C" on Showtime, and will reportedly bring some positivity with her character.
Sarandon, 65, will guest star in several episodes of Showtime's series, "The Big C." The show chronicles a suburban mother's life after she is diagnosed with cancer, and her unconventional ways of coping. Laura Linney won a Golden Globe in 2011 for her portrayal of Cathy Jamison, a reserved high school teacher who has been diagnosed with terminal melanoma. Her husband, Paul Jamison, is played by Oliver Platt, and her son, Adam Jamison, by Gabriel Basso.