July 18, 2011 by staff · Comments Off
Hanoi Jane, The stigma of anti-Oscar winner Jane Fonda in Vietnam protests of the war have caused QVC shopping network canceled her appearance on television. Jane Fonda has publicly apologized for her 1972 visit to a site of anti-aircraft gun in North Vietnam.
At the moment, captured on film, earned him the nickname “Hanoi Jane”.
Later it was the story with the television reporter Lesley Stahl on “60 Minutes” interview and said her actions were a “betrayal” of U.S. forces and the “country that gave me privilege.”
“The image of Jane Fonda, ‘Barbarella,’ Henry Fonda’s daughter … sitting on an enemy aircraft gun was a betrayal … the biggest mistake of judgment can imagine,” Fonda said Stahl.
Fonda also told Stahl he did not regret meeting with American POWs in North Vietnam or making broadcasts on Radio Hanoi.
“Our government was lying to us and men were dying because of it, and I felt I had to do everything I could to expose lies and help end the war,” he said.
After Jane Fonda has been raised once again in its response to the QVC television channel “yield to pressure from extremists” in the cancellation of her scheduled appearance.
Fonda wrote in her blog about TheWrap.com on the alleged snub by QVC cancellation of her new book (“Prime Time”) Time plug.
QVC says Fonda, gave in to a supposed flood of angry calls about her activism against the war in 1960 and 1970, and canceled her appearance.
“I am, to say the least, deeply disappointed that QVC gave in to such pressure to madness by some extremist groups, well funded and organized political,” wrote Fonda.
QVC denies that it was during the last Fonda and cited “scheduling change.”