Diane Keaton Stirs Confusion With ‘Weird’ Tribute To Mel Gibson And Jude Law
Diane Keaton left her fans in awe after posting a sung “bizarre” tribute to “good men” she’s worked with, including Mel Gibson, Jude Law and Jack Nicholson.
the Annie hall The star posted a video collage of black and white portraits of male actors on her Instagram account. Among the stars included in the cut, whose soundtrack is performed by Keaton singing “You’ll Never Know” by Rosemary Clooney, are Michael Douglas, Steve Martin, Martin Short, Morgan Freeman and Richard Gere.
“They are the best men, the most wonderful actors I have worked with,” Keaton is heard expressing at the end of his serenade. “And there’s more !”
The video did raise eyebrows, however.
“This Diane Keaton Instagram is the weirdest thing I’ve ever seen,” journalist Carrie Wittmer tweeted.
Others also pointed out some notable omissions, especially when Keaton included the controversial Gibson on co-stars like Al Pacino and Robert De Niro.
“Certainly not Mel Gibson though… Pacino and De Niro are missing !!!” one person wrote.
“Mel Gibson? Really? ”Added another fan.“ He said some pretty disgusting and hurtful things. You might want to rethink that one.
Gibson apologized for making anti-Semitic comments during a drunken arrest in 2006, but denied actor Winona Ryder’s claims that he made anti-Semitic comments about her during the an event in the 90s. Gibson said the allegations were “100% false”.
Gibson has also been widely criticized after being filmed saluting Donald Trump at a boxing match in July.
Keaton fans also noticed that her best-known collaborator and ex-boyfriend, Woody Allen, was missing from the video, which denied allegations by his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow that he molested her as a child.
Talk to The Guardian in 2014, Keaton addressed the allegations against Allen: “I have nothing to say about this. Except: I believe my friend.