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January 29, 2008

Video Exclusive: Sean Young vs. Julian Schnabel

By Borys Kit

It's the talk of the awards season: Sean Young heckling "Diving Bell and the Butterfly" director Julian Schnabel at the DGA's Saturday night, then getting the boot. The drama continued to unfold Tuesday when Young voluntarily checked into rehab. Now the Hollywood Reporter has obtained video footage from the incident: a clearly moved Schnabel on stage trying to make a speech when in the background you hear, "Get on with it!" How would he have reacted if he had known it was Young? You tell us.

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ChuckL

When Julian Schnabel was first hitting the art scene, those of us already there saw him for what he was then, and still is now; ... a fake who never saw a style he wouldn't copy.

The running joke at the time when viewing a badly done piece at an exhibition was to remark: "gotta be a Schnabel"

VoiceofReason

Sean Young is the bomb! Heckle the fake, phoney, fraud.

Joe Schmo

Who? .. Who are these people again? What's that you say? Oh, the 80's... Hey, what's on HBO?

annonymous

I actually had a portrait, of me, personally made out of plates by Schnable and it SUCKS. He didn't capture me at all. He told me during painting that it felt like I was looking through him. What does that mean? I bet I could maybe get $500 for it if I'm lucky... And if you ever read this Julian, and you're able to figure out who this is, why don't you get a hold of me and redo this piece of s***.

Steve

Hilarious. Pity you have to go into rehab after something like that nowadays. Can't someone just go on a bender and act like an ass without having to go to rehab? Sheesh.

I once watched Schnabel ripped a junketeer a (well deserved) new one when she suggested life under Castro isn't bad. He must've went ballistic backstage here.

And as a side note, Young allegedly Krazy Glued a certain part of James Woods' anatomy to his belly once upon a time, so a "Get on with it!" isn't all that bad.

http://www.celebotomy.com

badrep

Superglued? Here's to monkey-wrenching Hollywood BS-ers. So now it's rehab for uppity women? I guess rehab's the new Bedlam and Xanax the new shock treatment, eh?

price lickleiter

Um, that video sucks.

But I will say, what self-pretentious ass that guy was. Sign me up for the Sean Young reality show!

dale

I knew this guy in high school in Texas. He used to get his ass kicked regularly. Glad to see it's still happening.

fallenwoman

:) :) :)

Willy Wonka

I don't know who this guy is and I can't even hear what Sean Young said. But for us at the Chocolate Factory,"I'll still drink to that, probably a fake Black Russian."

Kate

Why aren't feminists leaping to defend Young's speaking truth to power? Look at the video--Schnabel's not so coherent himself. She spoke for every woman in the room--all cinched in by Spanx, Choos, and a Wonderbra--when she urged the guy to get on with the godamned speech already so they could go home. Right on sister!

Helios

Werd. Did you see his fat ass face twitch? That was the best part.

mia

The guy is an ass.

He got off easy.....

Joe

" Posted by: ChuckL | January 29, 2008 at 09:02 PM

Sean Young is the bomb! Heckle the fake, phoney, fraud."

Damned straight. Go Sean.

Joe

Holy crap, people. Get a life. WHO GIVES A FUKC?

Zip

Hilarious!!! That was comedy gold.

She was right...he deserved to be heckled!!! He came out there being a pompous and arrogant lazy speaker. He showed no respect to the audience while he pretended to be too cool for the room. Well, Sean apparently woke him up from his stooper.

I am tired of all this phony posturing during awards presentations. Yes, one hopes that members of the audience will be respectful, but those receiving the awards most be equally respectful by speaking clearly and with linear thoughts, a faux drug haze. In that arena, this director failed horribly, as he was more invested in acting like a spaced-out rockstar...rather than a professional director and artist, that of course, until Sean Young spoke-up and dared to say "The Emperor Has No Cloths!!!"...shocking the whole arrogant crowd with a refreshing truth.

That shy and scripted staccatoed Jim Morrison laced affect, as put on by Julian Schnabel, while pretending to not be able to talk and organize his thoughts, nontheless, is a act that has completely "Jumped The Shark"--enough already!!! The crowd should have applauded Sean with a 10 minute standing ovation...and sent Sandman Sims of Showtime At The Apollo fame, tap dancing and twirling onto the stage to hook that pseudo intellectual director off the floor, dragging him behind the curtains, with his stripped red and white clown cane.

Sean Young brought life to a otherwise dead ceremony. We should all be thanking her for giving this award presentation a much needed kick in the behind!!!

Three Cheers To Sean, no rehab necessary!!! Thanks for sobering this crowd-up to the truth!!!

Zip

Amended:

Hilarious!!! That was comedy gold.

She was right...he deserved to be heckled!!! He came out there being a pompous and arrogant lazy speaker. He showed no respect to the audience while he pretended to be too cool for the room. Well, Sean apparently woke him up from his stooper.

I am tired of all this phony posturing during awards presentations. Yes, one hopes that members of the audience will be respectful, but those receiving the awards most be equally respectful by speaking clearly and with linear thoughts, not a faux drug haze. In that arena, this director failed horribly, as he was more invested in acting like a spaced-out rockstar...rather than a professional director and artist, that of course, until Sean Young spoke-up and dared to say "The Emperor Has No Cloths!!!"...shocking the whole arrogant crowd with a refreshing truth.

That shy and scripted staccatoed Jim Morrison laced affect, as put on by Julian Schnabel, while pretending to not be able to talk and organize his thoughts, nontheless, is an act that has completely "Jumped The Shark"--enough already!!! The crowd should have applauded Sean with a 10 minute standing ovation...and sent Sandman Sims of Showtime At The Apollo fame, tap dancing and twirling onto the stage to hook that pseudo intellectual director off the floor, dragging him behind the curtains, with Sims' trademarked and elongated...striped red meets white clown cane.

Sean Young brought life to a otherwise dead ceremony. We should all be thanking her for giving this award presentation a much needed kick in the behind!!!

Three Cheers To Sean, no rehab necessary!!! Thanks for sobering this crowd-up to the truth!!!

Hollywood Blows!

I can't stand 85% of these pompous, bone-smuggling Hollywood fakes. I'm so glad that industry is suffering!

Michael Heister

Wow. I had no idea Schnabel was the "The Knack" of directors. I haven't seen My Left Eye yet. Should I???

Gaping A. Hole

What a jackass (and I'm not referring to Sean)

Paul H

"Who said that TO ME?" lol. Poor guy; he thought he was important. In fact, he was impotent. As we say in Texas, 'Bless his heart.' (Now everyone join me in saying, "Awwwww, poor fella. He got his bubble burst. He thought he was important until that moment."

DGJA04NB

THEY SHOULDN'T LET PEOPLE WITH HEAD LICE MAKE SPEECHES IN PUBLIC LIKE THAT.

LOL

I have never seen anyone act so inappropriately, and get more support. LOL! POWER TO THE CRAZY PEOPLE!!! :-) I don't really even know who this is. However, my question is, if he is so universally hated and viewed as a fraud, why is he getting an award?

Lady Di

After seeing that pompous head kissing and "that's a friend" crap, I would have heckled him, too. This was the best thing that could have happened at this event. I had never heard of the DGA Awards or Julian Schnable before this news story.

carl

Head lice? Next he would have been scratching his ass for inspiration. What a jerk.

Sean, you go girl!

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