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“It’s a wonderful ensemble and working with Clint was just great.”.

Photo illustration by Slate. “I’m always trying to evolve,” she said. "I was more nervous about meeting Bobi than I was Clint, because Clint and I have a certain commonality based on what we do for a living.

"They went totally overboard on this guy…there was a lot of fake news before fake news [was a thing]. Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” hits theaters on Dec. 13, with Bates starring as Bobbi Jewell, the mother of the man wrongly accused of … The actor added that he didn't view the film in a political light. The two are never actually seen having sex, though it is implied.

"The AJC’s reporter is reduced to a sex-trading object in the film," said a letter written on behalf of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Cox Enterprises. A lot of these guys like Chris Farley and John Candy and Chris Penn and James Gandolfini, these bigger guys, have passed away far too young," he said. It's emotionally difficult for me, but I always realize how lucky I am. Bobi Jewell’s plea was a success and led to a shift in the media narrative. I think that was the greatest tragedy for her. Privacy |

I don’t know if they’ll make them at all in 10 years. ", Bates also confessed that some people close to her didn’t think she needed to do much acting to play crazed literature enthusiast Annie Wilkes in “Misery.”, “My mother joked that she didn’t think I was acting and my ex-husband, husband at the time, said I’ve seen a few of those expressions,” she joked.

“We went back to the apartment building where Bobi Jewell and Richard Jewell lived. "They wanted to solve the case quickly and not lose all that money on the Olympics, and Kathy Scruggs, she really wanted the right story.

The security guard, whose story was recently also told in a Clint Eastwood movie, was the first suspect in the 1996 Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, which killed one and injured 100 people. Rockwell portrays Jewell's lawyer Watson Bryant. The Hollywood Reporter, LLC is a subsidiary of Prometheus Global Media, LLC. Academy Award winner Kathy Bates has played all kind of characters — and she’s hoping her next role will end a nightmare for the woman who inspired the part. I’m the first guy he called," Bryant said. "I watch a lot of the young ones come up and how subtle they are and I’m trying to evolve and enjoy roles that are more subtle and not the Grand Guignol that I’m often playing.”, But at the end of the day, Bates is well aware that between her current gig on FX’s series “American Horror Story” and the 1990 film “Misery," which won her an Academy Award, “horror has been very good to me, let’s just be honest. Clint Eastwood's Richard Jewell tells the true story of the titular Atlanta security guard who became a prime suspect in the bombing at the 1996 Olympics before ultimately being cleared by law enforcement. That vindication only came after months of media scrutiny and late show jokes at the 33-year-old law enforcement officer’s expense. ", She continued, "The perspective of the fictional dramatization of the story, as I understood it, was that Kathy, and the FBI agent who leaked false information to her, were in a pre-existing romantic relationship, not a transactional exchange of sex for information.". The film is based off of the 1997 Vanity Fair article that chronicled the events of the bombing and Jewell's vilification. The journalist is portrayed as loud, brash and hunting for something "crimey" to report. "My favorite moment was when she was giving me a thousand-yard stare from across Clint's office and I thought she was thinking something bad. ", Bob is still alive, meanwhile, and is now in her mid-80s. At some point in the investigation, his name was leaked to the press, leading to the innocent many being hounded in a trial by jury.

Catch up on the day’s top five stories every weekday afternoon. Richard Jewell has generated controversy for its portrayal of Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Kathy Scruggs (Olivia Wilde), who was the first journalist to state that Jewell was a suspect. ", The actress added that she hoped the film would serve as a "cautionary tale" for viewers. The security guard was originally praised as a hero after saving many lives during the Centennial Olympic Park bombing but was soon vilified by the media when he became a suspect. "Even after all these years, it's still really raw for her and she teared up quite a few times as she told me some anecdotes," the Oscar-winning actor said. Watch Queue Queue About Our Ads "Each individual hair on his head is acting when he’s doing something.… I’m just a bullshitter.

Jewell’s mother Barbara “Bobi” Jewell told ABC News that she thinks it was this intense scrutiny and suspicion that caused his health to deteriorate and eventually killed him. "I was asked to play the supporting role of Kathy Scruggs, who was, by all accounts, bold, smart, and fearlessly undeterred by the challenge of being a female reporter in the south in the 1990s. Photos by Claire Folger/Warner Bros. Entertainment and Doug Collier/AFP via Getty Images. "Contrary to a swath of recent headlines, I do not believe that Kathy 'traded sex for tips.' In the film, Wilde's Scruggs offers to sleep with FBI agent Tom Shaw (Hamm) in exchange for information about the investigation. "I bet if she was alive today and saw smoking-hot Olivia Wilde playing her as a go-getter reporter, I don’t think she’d have complaints," the lawyer said.

Bates, 71, said that watching new actors perform is good for her as she expands her repertoire with characters like Bobbi Jewell, which she calls “a very different role” for her. Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” hits theaters on Dec. 13, with Bates starring as Bobbi Jewell, the mother of the man wrongly accused of the deadly bombing that left two people dead and injured 112 others at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. I feel most importantly that I'd be respectful.". “I just remember Muhammad Ali with the torch [at the Atlanta Olympics’ opening ceremonies] and crying like a baby at that,” Rockwell told The Los Angeles Times. I think we all need to slow down and really think things through. When Jewell (Paul Walter Hauser) discovered a backpack containing pipe bombs, he heroically sounded the alarm and cleared the area.

The story revolves around the trials of security guard Richard Jewell, who was identified as a terror suspect after discovering a bag full of pipe bombs in a park where the games were being hosted. ", By all accounts, Bobi was quite involved in the making of the movie, which filmed at the same time as Manhunt: Deadly Games. In the film, Wilde's Scruggs offers to trade sex for the name of the suspect with an FBI agent. Just over 10 years after the events of 1996, Jewell would be dead, dying of a heart attack thought to be related to a complication from his diabetes on August 29, 2007. That would be an appalling and misogynistic dismissal of the difficult work she did.

“(Bobbi) is still alive and she’s very emotional about it and seeing Paul Walter Hauser, who plays Richard, was a shock for her because he looks exactly like him,” she said. With Bobi, our commonality was telling the story of this tragedy. Past thespians include Peter Dinklage, Jason Biggs and America Ferrera. What Happened to Bobi and Richard Jewell After 'Manhunt: Deadly Games'? "Such a portrayal makes it appear that the AJC sexually exploited its staff and/or that it facilitated or condoned offering sexual gratification to sources in exchange for stories. "I booked Richard Jewell and realized I had to put all the weight back on. As seen in Manhunt, he was thought to have committed the crime because he fitted the police's profile of a "lone gunman"—he lived with his mother Bobi, and had previously been fired from law enforcement for being overzealous. I don’t want to be one of the few.”. Paul Walter Hauser, who played Richard in the movie said of her role in a Hollywood Reporter interview: "What was really cute was Bobi Jewell brought treats. In this file photo, Kathy Bates arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "A Star Is Born" on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. It’s a cautionary tale. The lawyer, who worked as a consultant on the film, explained how Rockwell worked with him on the role.

You're doing things like him that you don't even know you're doing.' ", Bryant, who's now in his late 60s, spoke to Style Weekly about the importance of Jewell's story being told through the film. I’d like to think we do. All rights reserved.

A theory emerged that he had set off the bomb so that he would be seen as a hero when he saved people from the blast. "They turned that vigilance into a weapon against him. Watson Bryant and Bobi Jewell, who are portrayed by Sam Rockwell and Kathy Bates in the new film “Richard Jewell,” photographed by The … Bates said.

[Bobi] flagged that, too.". The actor spent time with Jewell's mother, Barbara "Bobi" Jewell, while filming the movie. The agent provides Jewell's name to Scruggs then she asks if the two should get a hotel room or go back to her car. You have 4 free articles remaining this month, Sign-up to our daily newsletter for more articles like this + access to 5 extra articles. This video is unavailable. ", Bates also reflected on the media's representation of Jewell and how it impacted Bobi. According to Bates, Bobbi blames public condemnation and ridicule for her son’s demise. Scruggs was the first person to report that Jewell was a suspect in the Centennial Olympic Park bombing. Kathy Bates as Barbara “Bobi” Jewell; real Barbara “Bobi” Jewell. "There has never been any evidence that this is how Kathy got the story," he told The Hollywood Reporter. "What I want is everybody in America to know Richard Jewell is a hero," he said. "I guess we all have that in us.

Kathy Scruggs was a modern, independent woman whose personal life should not detract from her accomplishments. People never saw the exoneration.". To continue reading login or create an account.

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“It’s a wonderful ensemble and working with Clint was just great.”.

Photo illustration by Slate. “I’m always trying to evolve,” she said. "I was more nervous about meeting Bobi than I was Clint, because Clint and I have a certain commonality based on what we do for a living.

"They went totally overboard on this guy…there was a lot of fake news before fake news [was a thing]. Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” hits theaters on Dec. 13, with Bates starring as Bobbi Jewell, the mother of the man wrongly accused of … The actor added that he didn't view the film in a political light. The two are never actually seen having sex, though it is implied.

"The AJC’s reporter is reduced to a sex-trading object in the film," said a letter written on behalf of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Cox Enterprises. A lot of these guys like Chris Farley and John Candy and Chris Penn and James Gandolfini, these bigger guys, have passed away far too young," he said. It's emotionally difficult for me, but I always realize how lucky I am. Bobi Jewell’s plea was a success and led to a shift in the media narrative. I think that was the greatest tragedy for her. Privacy |

I don’t know if they’ll make them at all in 10 years. ", Bates also confessed that some people close to her didn’t think she needed to do much acting to play crazed literature enthusiast Annie Wilkes in “Misery.”, “My mother joked that she didn’t think I was acting and my ex-husband, husband at the time, said I’ve seen a few of those expressions,” she joked.

“We went back to the apartment building where Bobi Jewell and Richard Jewell lived. "They wanted to solve the case quickly and not lose all that money on the Olympics, and Kathy Scruggs, she really wanted the right story.

The security guard, whose story was recently also told in a Clint Eastwood movie, was the first suspect in the 1996 Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, which killed one and injured 100 people. Rockwell portrays Jewell's lawyer Watson Bryant. The Hollywood Reporter, LLC is a subsidiary of Prometheus Global Media, LLC. Academy Award winner Kathy Bates has played all kind of characters — and she’s hoping her next role will end a nightmare for the woman who inspired the part. I’m the first guy he called," Bryant said. "I watch a lot of the young ones come up and how subtle they are and I’m trying to evolve and enjoy roles that are more subtle and not the Grand Guignol that I’m often playing.”, But at the end of the day, Bates is well aware that between her current gig on FX’s series “American Horror Story” and the 1990 film “Misery," which won her an Academy Award, “horror has been very good to me, let’s just be honest. Clint Eastwood's Richard Jewell tells the true story of the titular Atlanta security guard who became a prime suspect in the bombing at the 1996 Olympics before ultimately being cleared by law enforcement. That vindication only came after months of media scrutiny and late show jokes at the 33-year-old law enforcement officer’s expense. ", She continued, "The perspective of the fictional dramatization of the story, as I understood it, was that Kathy, and the FBI agent who leaked false information to her, were in a pre-existing romantic relationship, not a transactional exchange of sex for information.". The film is based off of the 1997 Vanity Fair article that chronicled the events of the bombing and Jewell's vilification. The journalist is portrayed as loud, brash and hunting for something "crimey" to report. "My favorite moment was when she was giving me a thousand-yard stare from across Clint's office and I thought she was thinking something bad. ", Bob is still alive, meanwhile, and is now in her mid-80s. At some point in the investigation, his name was leaked to the press, leading to the innocent many being hounded in a trial by jury.

Catch up on the day’s top five stories every weekday afternoon. Richard Jewell has generated controversy for its portrayal of Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Kathy Scruggs (Olivia Wilde), who was the first journalist to state that Jewell was a suspect. ", The actress added that she hoped the film would serve as a "cautionary tale" for viewers. The security guard was originally praised as a hero after saving many lives during the Centennial Olympic Park bombing but was soon vilified by the media when he became a suspect. "Even after all these years, it's still really raw for her and she teared up quite a few times as she told me some anecdotes," the Oscar-winning actor said. Watch Queue Queue About Our Ads "Each individual hair on his head is acting when he’s doing something.… I’m just a bullshitter.

Jewell’s mother Barbara “Bobi” Jewell told ABC News that she thinks it was this intense scrutiny and suspicion that caused his health to deteriorate and eventually killed him. "I was asked to play the supporting role of Kathy Scruggs, who was, by all accounts, bold, smart, and fearlessly undeterred by the challenge of being a female reporter in the south in the 1990s. Photos by Claire Folger/Warner Bros. Entertainment and Doug Collier/AFP via Getty Images. "Contrary to a swath of recent headlines, I do not believe that Kathy 'traded sex for tips.' In the film, Wilde's Scruggs offers to sleep with FBI agent Tom Shaw (Hamm) in exchange for information about the investigation. "I bet if she was alive today and saw smoking-hot Olivia Wilde playing her as a go-getter reporter, I don’t think she’d have complaints," the lawyer said.

Bates, 71, said that watching new actors perform is good for her as she expands her repertoire with characters like Bobbi Jewell, which she calls “a very different role” for her. Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” hits theaters on Dec. 13, with Bates starring as Bobbi Jewell, the mother of the man wrongly accused of the deadly bombing that left two people dead and injured 112 others at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. I feel most importantly that I'd be respectful.". “I just remember Muhammad Ali with the torch [at the Atlanta Olympics’ opening ceremonies] and crying like a baby at that,” Rockwell told The Los Angeles Times. I think we all need to slow down and really think things through. When Jewell (Paul Walter Hauser) discovered a backpack containing pipe bombs, he heroically sounded the alarm and cleared the area.

The story revolves around the trials of security guard Richard Jewell, who was identified as a terror suspect after discovering a bag full of pipe bombs in a park where the games were being hosted. ", By all accounts, Bobi was quite involved in the making of the movie, which filmed at the same time as Manhunt: Deadly Games. In the film, Wilde's Scruggs offers to trade sex for the name of the suspect with an FBI agent. Just over 10 years after the events of 1996, Jewell would be dead, dying of a heart attack thought to be related to a complication from his diabetes on August 29, 2007. That would be an appalling and misogynistic dismissal of the difficult work she did.

“(Bobbi) is still alive and she’s very emotional about it and seeing Paul Walter Hauser, who plays Richard, was a shock for her because he looks exactly like him,” she said. With Bobi, our commonality was telling the story of this tragedy. Past thespians include Peter Dinklage, Jason Biggs and America Ferrera. What Happened to Bobi and Richard Jewell After 'Manhunt: Deadly Games'? "Such a portrayal makes it appear that the AJC sexually exploited its staff and/or that it facilitated or condoned offering sexual gratification to sources in exchange for stories. "I booked Richard Jewell and realized I had to put all the weight back on. As seen in Manhunt, he was thought to have committed the crime because he fitted the police's profile of a "lone gunman"—he lived with his mother Bobi, and had previously been fired from law enforcement for being overzealous. I don’t want to be one of the few.”. Paul Walter Hauser, who played Richard in the movie said of her role in a Hollywood Reporter interview: "What was really cute was Bobi Jewell brought treats. In this file photo, Kathy Bates arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "A Star Is Born" on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. It’s a cautionary tale. The lawyer, who worked as a consultant on the film, explained how Rockwell worked with him on the role.

You're doing things like him that you don't even know you're doing.' ", Bryant, who's now in his late 60s, spoke to Style Weekly about the importance of Jewell's story being told through the film. I’d like to think we do. All rights reserved.

A theory emerged that he had set off the bomb so that he would be seen as a hero when he saved people from the blast. "They turned that vigilance into a weapon against him. Watson Bryant and Bobi Jewell, who are portrayed by Sam Rockwell and Kathy Bates in the new film “Richard Jewell,” photographed by The … Bates said.

[Bobi] flagged that, too.". The actor spent time with Jewell's mother, Barbara "Bobi" Jewell, while filming the movie. The agent provides Jewell's name to Scruggs then she asks if the two should get a hotel room or go back to her car. You have 4 free articles remaining this month, Sign-up to our daily newsletter for more articles like this + access to 5 extra articles. This video is unavailable. ", Bates also reflected on the media's representation of Jewell and how it impacted Bobi. According to Bates, Bobbi blames public condemnation and ridicule for her son’s demise. Scruggs was the first person to report that Jewell was a suspect in the Centennial Olympic Park bombing. Kathy Bates as Barbara “Bobi” Jewell; real Barbara “Bobi” Jewell. "There has never been any evidence that this is how Kathy got the story," he told The Hollywood Reporter. "What I want is everybody in America to know Richard Jewell is a hero," he said. "I guess we all have that in us.

Kathy Scruggs was a modern, independent woman whose personal life should not detract from her accomplishments. People never saw the exoneration.". To continue reading login or create an account.

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“It’s a wonderful ensemble and working with Clint was just great.”.

Photo illustration by Slate. “I’m always trying to evolve,” she said. "I was more nervous about meeting Bobi than I was Clint, because Clint and I have a certain commonality based on what we do for a living.

"They went totally overboard on this guy…there was a lot of fake news before fake news [was a thing]. Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” hits theaters on Dec. 13, with Bates starring as Bobbi Jewell, the mother of the man wrongly accused of … The actor added that he didn't view the film in a political light. The two are never actually seen having sex, though it is implied.

"The AJC’s reporter is reduced to a sex-trading object in the film," said a letter written on behalf of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Cox Enterprises. A lot of these guys like Chris Farley and John Candy and Chris Penn and James Gandolfini, these bigger guys, have passed away far too young," he said. It's emotionally difficult for me, but I always realize how lucky I am. Bobi Jewell’s plea was a success and led to a shift in the media narrative. I think that was the greatest tragedy for her. Privacy |

I don’t know if they’ll make them at all in 10 years. ", Bates also confessed that some people close to her didn’t think she needed to do much acting to play crazed literature enthusiast Annie Wilkes in “Misery.”, “My mother joked that she didn’t think I was acting and my ex-husband, husband at the time, said I’ve seen a few of those expressions,” she joked.

“We went back to the apartment building where Bobi Jewell and Richard Jewell lived. "They wanted to solve the case quickly and not lose all that money on the Olympics, and Kathy Scruggs, she really wanted the right story.

The security guard, whose story was recently also told in a Clint Eastwood movie, was the first suspect in the 1996 Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, which killed one and injured 100 people. Rockwell portrays Jewell's lawyer Watson Bryant. The Hollywood Reporter, LLC is a subsidiary of Prometheus Global Media, LLC. Academy Award winner Kathy Bates has played all kind of characters — and she’s hoping her next role will end a nightmare for the woman who inspired the part. I’m the first guy he called," Bryant said. "I watch a lot of the young ones come up and how subtle they are and I’m trying to evolve and enjoy roles that are more subtle and not the Grand Guignol that I’m often playing.”, But at the end of the day, Bates is well aware that between her current gig on FX’s series “American Horror Story” and the 1990 film “Misery," which won her an Academy Award, “horror has been very good to me, let’s just be honest. Clint Eastwood's Richard Jewell tells the true story of the titular Atlanta security guard who became a prime suspect in the bombing at the 1996 Olympics before ultimately being cleared by law enforcement. That vindication only came after months of media scrutiny and late show jokes at the 33-year-old law enforcement officer’s expense. ", She continued, "The perspective of the fictional dramatization of the story, as I understood it, was that Kathy, and the FBI agent who leaked false information to her, were in a pre-existing romantic relationship, not a transactional exchange of sex for information.". The film is based off of the 1997 Vanity Fair article that chronicled the events of the bombing and Jewell's vilification. The journalist is portrayed as loud, brash and hunting for something "crimey" to report. "My favorite moment was when she was giving me a thousand-yard stare from across Clint's office and I thought she was thinking something bad. ", Bob is still alive, meanwhile, and is now in her mid-80s. At some point in the investigation, his name was leaked to the press, leading to the innocent many being hounded in a trial by jury.

Catch up on the day’s top five stories every weekday afternoon. Richard Jewell has generated controversy for its portrayal of Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Kathy Scruggs (Olivia Wilde), who was the first journalist to state that Jewell was a suspect. ", The actress added that she hoped the film would serve as a "cautionary tale" for viewers. The security guard was originally praised as a hero after saving many lives during the Centennial Olympic Park bombing but was soon vilified by the media when he became a suspect. "Even after all these years, it's still really raw for her and she teared up quite a few times as she told me some anecdotes," the Oscar-winning actor said. Watch Queue Queue About Our Ads "Each individual hair on his head is acting when he’s doing something.… I’m just a bullshitter.

Jewell’s mother Barbara “Bobi” Jewell told ABC News that she thinks it was this intense scrutiny and suspicion that caused his health to deteriorate and eventually killed him. "I was asked to play the supporting role of Kathy Scruggs, who was, by all accounts, bold, smart, and fearlessly undeterred by the challenge of being a female reporter in the south in the 1990s. Photos by Claire Folger/Warner Bros. Entertainment and Doug Collier/AFP via Getty Images. "Contrary to a swath of recent headlines, I do not believe that Kathy 'traded sex for tips.' In the film, Wilde's Scruggs offers to sleep with FBI agent Tom Shaw (Hamm) in exchange for information about the investigation. "I bet if she was alive today and saw smoking-hot Olivia Wilde playing her as a go-getter reporter, I don’t think she’d have complaints," the lawyer said.

Bates, 71, said that watching new actors perform is good for her as she expands her repertoire with characters like Bobbi Jewell, which she calls “a very different role” for her. Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” hits theaters on Dec. 13, with Bates starring as Bobbi Jewell, the mother of the man wrongly accused of the deadly bombing that left two people dead and injured 112 others at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. I feel most importantly that I'd be respectful.". “I just remember Muhammad Ali with the torch [at the Atlanta Olympics’ opening ceremonies] and crying like a baby at that,” Rockwell told The Los Angeles Times. I think we all need to slow down and really think things through. When Jewell (Paul Walter Hauser) discovered a backpack containing pipe bombs, he heroically sounded the alarm and cleared the area.

The story revolves around the trials of security guard Richard Jewell, who was identified as a terror suspect after discovering a bag full of pipe bombs in a park where the games were being hosted. ", By all accounts, Bobi was quite involved in the making of the movie, which filmed at the same time as Manhunt: Deadly Games. In the film, Wilde's Scruggs offers to trade sex for the name of the suspect with an FBI agent. Just over 10 years after the events of 1996, Jewell would be dead, dying of a heart attack thought to be related to a complication from his diabetes on August 29, 2007. That would be an appalling and misogynistic dismissal of the difficult work she did.

“(Bobbi) is still alive and she’s very emotional about it and seeing Paul Walter Hauser, who plays Richard, was a shock for her because he looks exactly like him,” she said. With Bobi, our commonality was telling the story of this tragedy. Past thespians include Peter Dinklage, Jason Biggs and America Ferrera. What Happened to Bobi and Richard Jewell After 'Manhunt: Deadly Games'? "Such a portrayal makes it appear that the AJC sexually exploited its staff and/or that it facilitated or condoned offering sexual gratification to sources in exchange for stories. "I booked Richard Jewell and realized I had to put all the weight back on. As seen in Manhunt, he was thought to have committed the crime because he fitted the police's profile of a "lone gunman"—he lived with his mother Bobi, and had previously been fired from law enforcement for being overzealous. I don’t want to be one of the few.”. Paul Walter Hauser, who played Richard in the movie said of her role in a Hollywood Reporter interview: "What was really cute was Bobi Jewell brought treats. In this file photo, Kathy Bates arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "A Star Is Born" on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. It’s a cautionary tale. The lawyer, who worked as a consultant on the film, explained how Rockwell worked with him on the role.

You're doing things like him that you don't even know you're doing.' ", Bryant, who's now in his late 60s, spoke to Style Weekly about the importance of Jewell's story being told through the film. I’d like to think we do. All rights reserved.

A theory emerged that he had set off the bomb so that he would be seen as a hero when he saved people from the blast. "They turned that vigilance into a weapon against him. Watson Bryant and Bobi Jewell, who are portrayed by Sam Rockwell and Kathy Bates in the new film “Richard Jewell,” photographed by The … Bates said.

[Bobi] flagged that, too.". The actor spent time with Jewell's mother, Barbara "Bobi" Jewell, while filming the movie. The agent provides Jewell's name to Scruggs then she asks if the two should get a hotel room or go back to her car. You have 4 free articles remaining this month, Sign-up to our daily newsletter for more articles like this + access to 5 extra articles. This video is unavailable. ", Bates also reflected on the media's representation of Jewell and how it impacted Bobi. According to Bates, Bobbi blames public condemnation and ridicule for her son’s demise. Scruggs was the first person to report that Jewell was a suspect in the Centennial Olympic Park bombing. Kathy Bates as Barbara “Bobi” Jewell; real Barbara “Bobi” Jewell. "There has never been any evidence that this is how Kathy got the story," he told The Hollywood Reporter. "What I want is everybody in America to know Richard Jewell is a hero," he said. "I guess we all have that in us.

Kathy Scruggs was a modern, independent woman whose personal life should not detract from her accomplishments. People never saw the exoneration.". To continue reading login or create an account.

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See why nearly a quarter of a million subscribers begin their day with the Starting 5. NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 17: Aya Cash, Tamara Tunie, Jessica Hecht and Bonnie Milligan perform during "The 24 Hour Musicals" at The Irene Diamond Stage, Pershing Square Signature Center on June 17, 2019 in New York City. It was just devastating. I cannot even contemplate the amount of sexism she may have faced in the way of duty," tweeted Wilde about portraying Scruggs, who died in 2001.

“It’s a wonderful ensemble and working with Clint was just great.”.

Photo illustration by Slate. “I’m always trying to evolve,” she said. "I was more nervous about meeting Bobi than I was Clint, because Clint and I have a certain commonality based on what we do for a living.

"They went totally overboard on this guy…there was a lot of fake news before fake news [was a thing]. Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” hits theaters on Dec. 13, with Bates starring as Bobbi Jewell, the mother of the man wrongly accused of … The actor added that he didn't view the film in a political light. The two are never actually seen having sex, though it is implied.

"The AJC’s reporter is reduced to a sex-trading object in the film," said a letter written on behalf of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Cox Enterprises. A lot of these guys like Chris Farley and John Candy and Chris Penn and James Gandolfini, these bigger guys, have passed away far too young," he said. It's emotionally difficult for me, but I always realize how lucky I am. Bobi Jewell’s plea was a success and led to a shift in the media narrative. I think that was the greatest tragedy for her. Privacy |

I don’t know if they’ll make them at all in 10 years. ", Bates also confessed that some people close to her didn’t think she needed to do much acting to play crazed literature enthusiast Annie Wilkes in “Misery.”, “My mother joked that she didn’t think I was acting and my ex-husband, husband at the time, said I’ve seen a few of those expressions,” she joked.

“We went back to the apartment building where Bobi Jewell and Richard Jewell lived. "They wanted to solve the case quickly and not lose all that money on the Olympics, and Kathy Scruggs, she really wanted the right story.

The security guard, whose story was recently also told in a Clint Eastwood movie, was the first suspect in the 1996 Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, which killed one and injured 100 people. Rockwell portrays Jewell's lawyer Watson Bryant. The Hollywood Reporter, LLC is a subsidiary of Prometheus Global Media, LLC. Academy Award winner Kathy Bates has played all kind of characters — and she’s hoping her next role will end a nightmare for the woman who inspired the part. I’m the first guy he called," Bryant said. "I watch a lot of the young ones come up and how subtle they are and I’m trying to evolve and enjoy roles that are more subtle and not the Grand Guignol that I’m often playing.”, But at the end of the day, Bates is well aware that between her current gig on FX’s series “American Horror Story” and the 1990 film “Misery," which won her an Academy Award, “horror has been very good to me, let’s just be honest. Clint Eastwood's Richard Jewell tells the true story of the titular Atlanta security guard who became a prime suspect in the bombing at the 1996 Olympics before ultimately being cleared by law enforcement. That vindication only came after months of media scrutiny and late show jokes at the 33-year-old law enforcement officer’s expense. ", She continued, "The perspective of the fictional dramatization of the story, as I understood it, was that Kathy, and the FBI agent who leaked false information to her, were in a pre-existing romantic relationship, not a transactional exchange of sex for information.". The film is based off of the 1997 Vanity Fair article that chronicled the events of the bombing and Jewell's vilification. The journalist is portrayed as loud, brash and hunting for something "crimey" to report. "My favorite moment was when she was giving me a thousand-yard stare from across Clint's office and I thought she was thinking something bad. ", Bob is still alive, meanwhile, and is now in her mid-80s. At some point in the investigation, his name was leaked to the press, leading to the innocent many being hounded in a trial by jury.

Catch up on the day’s top five stories every weekday afternoon. Richard Jewell has generated controversy for its portrayal of Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Kathy Scruggs (Olivia Wilde), who was the first journalist to state that Jewell was a suspect. ", The actress added that she hoped the film would serve as a "cautionary tale" for viewers. The security guard was originally praised as a hero after saving many lives during the Centennial Olympic Park bombing but was soon vilified by the media when he became a suspect. "Even after all these years, it's still really raw for her and she teared up quite a few times as she told me some anecdotes," the Oscar-winning actor said. Watch Queue Queue About Our Ads "Each individual hair on his head is acting when he’s doing something.… I’m just a bullshitter.

Jewell’s mother Barbara “Bobi” Jewell told ABC News that she thinks it was this intense scrutiny and suspicion that caused his health to deteriorate and eventually killed him. "I was asked to play the supporting role of Kathy Scruggs, who was, by all accounts, bold, smart, and fearlessly undeterred by the challenge of being a female reporter in the south in the 1990s. Photos by Claire Folger/Warner Bros. Entertainment and Doug Collier/AFP via Getty Images. "Contrary to a swath of recent headlines, I do not believe that Kathy 'traded sex for tips.' In the film, Wilde's Scruggs offers to sleep with FBI agent Tom Shaw (Hamm) in exchange for information about the investigation. "I bet if she was alive today and saw smoking-hot Olivia Wilde playing her as a go-getter reporter, I don’t think she’d have complaints," the lawyer said.

Bates, 71, said that watching new actors perform is good for her as she expands her repertoire with characters like Bobbi Jewell, which she calls “a very different role” for her. Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” hits theaters on Dec. 13, with Bates starring as Bobbi Jewell, the mother of the man wrongly accused of the deadly bombing that left two people dead and injured 112 others at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. I feel most importantly that I'd be respectful.". “I just remember Muhammad Ali with the torch [at the Atlanta Olympics’ opening ceremonies] and crying like a baby at that,” Rockwell told The Los Angeles Times. I think we all need to slow down and really think things through. When Jewell (Paul Walter Hauser) discovered a backpack containing pipe bombs, he heroically sounded the alarm and cleared the area.

The story revolves around the trials of security guard Richard Jewell, who was identified as a terror suspect after discovering a bag full of pipe bombs in a park where the games were being hosted. ", By all accounts, Bobi was quite involved in the making of the movie, which filmed at the same time as Manhunt: Deadly Games. In the film, Wilde's Scruggs offers to trade sex for the name of the suspect with an FBI agent. Just over 10 years after the events of 1996, Jewell would be dead, dying of a heart attack thought to be related to a complication from his diabetes on August 29, 2007. That would be an appalling and misogynistic dismissal of the difficult work she did.

“(Bobbi) is still alive and she’s very emotional about it and seeing Paul Walter Hauser, who plays Richard, was a shock for her because he looks exactly like him,” she said. With Bobi, our commonality was telling the story of this tragedy. Past thespians include Peter Dinklage, Jason Biggs and America Ferrera. What Happened to Bobi and Richard Jewell After 'Manhunt: Deadly Games'? "Such a portrayal makes it appear that the AJC sexually exploited its staff and/or that it facilitated or condoned offering sexual gratification to sources in exchange for stories. "I booked Richard Jewell and realized I had to put all the weight back on. As seen in Manhunt, he was thought to have committed the crime because he fitted the police's profile of a "lone gunman"—he lived with his mother Bobi, and had previously been fired from law enforcement for being overzealous. I don’t want to be one of the few.”. Paul Walter Hauser, who played Richard in the movie said of her role in a Hollywood Reporter interview: "What was really cute was Bobi Jewell brought treats. In this file photo, Kathy Bates arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "A Star Is Born" on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. It’s a cautionary tale. The lawyer, who worked as a consultant on the film, explained how Rockwell worked with him on the role.

You're doing things like him that you don't even know you're doing.' ", Bryant, who's now in his late 60s, spoke to Style Weekly about the importance of Jewell's story being told through the film. I’d like to think we do. All rights reserved.

A theory emerged that he had set off the bomb so that he would be seen as a hero when he saved people from the blast. "They turned that vigilance into a weapon against him. Watson Bryant and Bobi Jewell, who are portrayed by Sam Rockwell and Kathy Bates in the new film “Richard Jewell,” photographed by The … Bates said.

[Bobi] flagged that, too.". The actor spent time with Jewell's mother, Barbara "Bobi" Jewell, while filming the movie. The agent provides Jewell's name to Scruggs then she asks if the two should get a hotel room or go back to her car. You have 4 free articles remaining this month, Sign-up to our daily newsletter for more articles like this + access to 5 extra articles. This video is unavailable. ", Bates also reflected on the media's representation of Jewell and how it impacted Bobi. According to Bates, Bobbi blames public condemnation and ridicule for her son’s demise. Scruggs was the first person to report that Jewell was a suspect in the Centennial Olympic Park bombing. Kathy Bates as Barbara “Bobi” Jewell; real Barbara “Bobi” Jewell. "There has never been any evidence that this is how Kathy got the story," he told The Hollywood Reporter. "What I want is everybody in America to know Richard Jewell is a hero," he said. "I guess we all have that in us.

Kathy Scruggs was a modern, independent woman whose personal life should not detract from her accomplishments. People never saw the exoneration.". To continue reading login or create an account.

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