Russell Crowe: Obama preoccupied with Rand Paul, didn’t throw me a birthday party

Russell Crowe: Obama preoccupied with Rand Paul, didn’t throw me a birthday party
(Image: Canadian Press, Paul Daly via CBC)

[Ed. – Good thing he’s a fine actor.  There’s never seemed to be much upstairs there,  if you get my drift.]

Russell Crowe says there’s a reason President Obama didn’t call him up and invite him over to the White House on his birthday: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.).

The Academy Award winner marked his 51st birthday on Tuesday while in the nation’s capital promoting his latest film, “The Water Diviner.”

“I was expecting, actually, you know April the 7th that [Obama] might call up and say, ‘Come around for a barbecue, you know, I know it’s your birthday,” Crowe told ITK with a laugh on the red carpet at the U.S. Navy Memorial.

“But you know, he must be busy,” the “Gladiator” star said. “He must be busy dealing with the Rand Paul deal, other things, world events.” …

Rather than putting on a party hat with Obama for his birthday, Crowe said he was busy getting the word out about “The Water Diviner,” his first foray into directing a feature film.

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