He left after a year to join the Pasadena Playhouse although when he told his family about his career goal, his Aunt Pearl warned him, "You can't be an actor. You are not good-looking enough.
Injournalist and author Susan Braudy alleged on the U. TV program Today and in several interviews that, while Braudy was in her 40s and working for Douglas inDouglas regularly made degrading comments around or toward her. She stated this prompted her to wear baggy clothing at work.
Douglas admits to coarse language but categorically denied wrongdoing in a statement. On September 17,the same year Basic Instinct came out, he began a day treatment for alcoholism and drug addiction at Sierra Tucson Center. The case was later settled out of court.
Testifying, Zeta-Jones said the threats left her so shaken she feared a nervous breakdown. She was sentenced to three years in prison. Health problems[ edit ] It was announced on August 16, that Douglas was suffering from throat cancer later revealed to have actually been tongue cancer and would undergo chemotherapy and radiation treatment.
His spokesman denied these reports and portrayed Douglas's conversation with The Guardian as general and not referring specifically to his own diagnosis. He announced it as throat cancer upon the advice of his physician, who felt it would be unwise to reveal that he had tongue cancer given its negative prognosis and potential for disfigurement, particularly because the announcement came immediately before Douglas's promotional tour for Wall Street: They acted as co-masters of ceremony in the concert celebrating the award given to Iranian human rights activist Shirin Ebadi.
InDouglas was awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters D. He is an advocate of nuclear disarmamenta supporter of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundationsits on the board of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, and is an honorary Board Member of the anti-war grant-making foundation Ploughshares Fund.
Douglas made several appearances and offered his opinions: The conference is an opportunity for UN member states to build on the Program of Action and to encourage countries to strengthen their laws on the illicit trade, … an issue that affects us all … [and] while owning guns is a legal right in most countries, the illegal trade in guns continues to fuel conflict, crime and violence.
During the documentary film, Douglas interviewed children, and estimated that they were amongother children worldwide who have been conscripted or kidnapped and forced to fight. Of one such child he interviewed, Douglas stated, "After being kidnapped by a rebel group, he was tortured, drugged, and forced to commit atrocities.
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