Charlize Theron Calls Out Steven Seagal: ‘He Can Barely Fight’, His Movies Are A Fraud

Charlize Theron openly criticized Steven Seagal’s martial arts skills and mentioned his reported behavior towards women. Speaking on Howard Stern’s radio show during the promotion of “The Old Guard,” Theron, shared that she watches old fighting videos for her action role preparation and frequently encounters Seagal’s videos, who claims to be a black belt in karate.

“At night, I’ll go online to watch fighters or watch people fight, and you always come across that odd Seagal video of him ‘fighting’ in Japan, but he really isn’t,” Theron said. She went on to express her skepticism about Seagal’s fighting skills, highlighting his physical condition as a point of criticism. “He’s just incredibly overweight and pushing people. He’s overweight and can barely fight … look it up; it’s ridiculous. He’s shoving people by the face. It’s a whole setup,” she continued.

The actress, known for her roles in films like “Mad Max: Fury Road,” didn’t hold back in her assessment of Seagal. Theron further explained her willingness to speak out against him, referencing his alleged behavior towards women. “I have no problem talking s— about him because he’s not very nice to women so f— you!” Theron stated emphatically.

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Theron has made a significant impact in Hollywood, not just with her compelling performances, but also at the box office. Her role in “Mad Max: Fury Road” (2015), a high-octane post-apocalyptic action film, was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $375 million worldwide. This film not only showcased Theron’s acting prowess but also established her as a formidable action star.

In “Atomic Blonde” (2017), Theron played a spy navigating the complex politics of Cold War Berlin. The film was both a critical and box office success, earning around $100 million globally. Theron’s intensive training for the physically demanding role was widely praised, further cementing her status in action cinema.

Theron’s versatility is evident in her Academy Award-winning performance in “Monster” (2003), where she portrayed serial killer Aileen Wuornos. The film was a box office success, earning over $60 million against a modest budget, and showcased Theron’s ability to dive deep into complex, challenging roles.

Another notable success was “The Old Guard” (2020), a Netflix action film where Theron played an immortal mercenary. Although Netflix doesn’t release traditional box office numbers, the film was one of the platform’s most-watched originals at the time of its release.

Throughout her career, Theron has amassed numerous accolades, including an Oscar for Best Actress for “Monster,” and has been a box office draw in genres ranging from drama to action.

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