Why John Wayne Felt Threatened by Clint Eastwood

Why John Wayne Felt Threatened by Clint Eastwood

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Did you know that John Wayne couldn’t stand Clint Eastwood and that he felt threatened by what he thought that he represented? And were you aware that despite the fact both men were two of the biggest western stars of all time, they never appeared onscreen together? Let us know in the comments.

▬Contents of this video▬
00:00 - Intro
00:29 - Two Distinct Visions
05:13 - Wayne Turned Down An Opportunity To Work With Eastwood
06:22 - Eastwood Still Isn’t Afraid Of Change
07:57 - Outro

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“This town ain't big enough for the two of us" – that's no doubt what John Wayne thought about Clint Eastwood when he started making strides in Hollywood. For fans of the Western, John Wayne and Clint Eastwood are both legends. Clint Eastwood, being the only of the two that is still with us, was and still is an untouchable icon of the big screen. John Wayne’s reputation has taken a bit of a hit in recent years due to the resurfacing of some controversial remarks that he made in an interview with Playboy magazine back in the ‘70s, but it’s undeniable how influential he was to the western film genre.

You would think that Wayne and Eastwood would have been best buds. After all, they seemed to have a lot in common. Despite the fact that they both contributed heavily to the development of the western and frequently played very similar kinds of roles, at one point in their shared time on this earth, they couldn’t stand each other.

If you like your westerns with an added dose of drama, watch this video to learn all about the nasty feud that developed between these two Hollywood heavyweights. Facts Verse Presents: Why John Wayne Felt Threatened by Clint Eastwood.

Why John Wayne Felt Threatened by Clint Eastwood

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Title: Why John Wayne Felt Threatened by Clint Eastwood
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