Del Toro Turns Into Del Burro When Confronted About the REAL Che
Marlen González of channel 41 Miami interviewed Benicio del Toro about his movie, "Che," and asked him point blank why the "real che" was not shown. Del Toro simply could not answer and became visibly agitated, squirming and asking for a quote to be repeated. She came right out and asked him if che was an assassin. Del Burro did not miss a beat and said "No." Other gems- he doesn't think that all Cubans feel the same way about che, his answer to a comparison of Hitler with che was that he did not have concentration camps like Hitler but he did believe in the death penalty. El tartamudo said that the people che killed were terrorists of the Batista government and when Marlen said that 90% of those people were actually prisoners of conscience who opposed castro's regime, he said he did not know that and asked her where she got that information. She said it was historically documented and in Argentina, too. Later, she handed him a copy of "Guevara, Misionero de la Violencia" by Pedro Corzo!
Enjoy the whole wriggly think here.
Thanks to Jorge Barroso, who is now officially in love with Marlen.