(NEWSER) – Jane Fonda is playing Nancy Reagan in Lee Daniels' The Butler this fall, and—thanks to her well-known liberal activism and the controversial pictures of her in Hanoi during the Vietnam War—some conservatives aren't happy about it. One Navy veteran started a "Boycott Hanoi Jane Playing Nancy Reagan" Facebook page—but to him and his ilk, Fonda says, "Get a life." In her view, "If he creates hoopla, it will cause more people to see the movie," she tells the Hollywood Reporter. She adds that a friend of hers actually met with the former first lady, and Reagan "was pleased that I was playing her."
Posted April 12th, 2013 @ 9:57am by Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff