[Ed. – No, really, like, Clint threaten threatened him. Well, actually, it was a joke during a speech, and Michael would have had to show up at Clint’s house for the threat to be carried out. But Michael remembers what day it was and everything.]
Writing on his Facebook page, the documentary maker said Eastwood made the comments in January 2005 – ’10 years ago this week’ at the National Board of Review Awards dinner.
Moore said Eastwood announced ‘to me and to the crowd that he would ‘kill’ me if I ever came to his house with my camera for an interview.
‘I’ll kill you,’ he declared.’
At the time Eastwood was being honored for his film Million Dollar Baby. He made the comments after referring to Moore’s on-camera confrontation with then-National Rifle Association president Charlton Heston in his documentary Bowling For Columbine.
Speaking from the stage, Eastwood Said: ‘Michael Moore and I actually have a lot in common.
‘We both appreciate living in a country where there’s free expression. But, Michael, if you ever show up at my front door with a camera, I’ll kill you.’
Moore said he laughed nervously along with the rest of the audience. He assumed, Eastwood was joking.