Michael Sheen quits acting to fight the far-right


Michael Sheen is leaving acting for activism.

The Passengers actor is quitting his profession to fight far-right populism in the Trump era.

“In the same way as the Nazis had to be stopped in Germany in the Thirties, this thing that is on the rise has to be stopped,” Sheen told British newspaper The Times.

Sheen will move to his hometown in Wales to start organizing. The town, Port Talbot, voted to leave the European Union in the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote, according to The Telegraph.

Many celebrities speak out or volunteer for political causes, but Sheen may be alone in leaving Hollywood entirely for grassroots activism. …

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