Never needed a Celebrity for anything least of all their opinion…. He is one I would never have listened to anyway. They all think they are important or authorities on everything. Yet most know nothing about life.
That is a VERY pertinent question. Ever notice that typically someone making waves in the media, saying dumb political things are older actors/actresses and media figures? That is one way they try to stay relevant. They do this for their ego and their brand. And probably in that order.
So if you are an older actor who has not had a movie in a few years (or even not an older one and you are just movieless) you can get in the news by saying some dumb crap you probably don’t even believe in.