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No, Michael Sheen Is Not Quitting Acting For Politics

No, Michael Sheen Is Not Quitting Acting For Politics

Welsh actor Michael Sheen has denied that he is swapping Hollywood for political activism.In an interview with The Times, he had said he wanted to get involved in local politics in his hometown of Port Talbot, which voted overwhelmingly for Brexit.“In the same way as the Nazis had to be stopped in Germany in the thirties, this thing that is on the rise has to be stopped,” the 47-year-old, who stars alongside Jennifer Lawrence and Chis Pratt in Passengers, said. “What I think must be resisted is the re-emerging spectre of fascism in the West. Our democracy must be defended and each of us needs to decide how we can contribute to that effort.”But after multiple reports that Sheen was quitting acting altogether, he tweeted to clarify that he only meant to sa