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Battleship Director Peter Berg Shocks Israeli Reporter During Interview

From talking Iranian-Israeli politics, to calling reporter a "draft-dodger", Berg finds some time to talk Battleship

By: David Shear

Published: May 15th, 2012 in Culture » Film » Interviews

Battleship Director Peter Berg Shocks Israeli Reporter During Interview
With Battleship in theaters on May 18th, its director, Peter Berg, sat down with Israeli reporter Jason Holt to help promote the movie. But really, it wasn't the movie he was interested in, but more the politics of Israel and Iran, and how the reporter managed to avoid serving in the Israeli military.

Holt, obviously taken back by the interview, had no answers for Berg, whose father is Jewish and therefore very passionate about Israel and its future, as is evident in this clip. Careful though, as some language is NSFW:

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