Willis speaks about movie violence

Press Association6 February 2013

Bruce Willis has dismissed any link between Hollywood shoot-outs and real-life gun violence.

The US actor - whose fifth outing as wise-cracking Die Hard cop John McClane is due out this year - believes "the real topic is diminished" when observers link movie entertainment with high-profile mass shootings.

He said: "No one commits a crime because they saw a film. There's nothing to support that.

"We're not making movies about people that have gone berserk, or gone nuts. Those kind of movies wouldn't last very long at all."

The Tinseltown actor said he's against the prospect of new gun control laws that could infringe on rights guaranteed by the Second Amendment.

"I think that you can't start to pick apart anything out of the Bill of Rights without thinking that it's all going to become undone," he said while promoting his latest film, A Good Day To Die Hard.

"If you take one out or change one law, then why wouldn't they take all your rights away from you?"

US President Barack Obama has proposed sweeping new gun controls after a school shooting left 20 young children dead in December.

Father-of-four Bruce, 57, also said that he doesn't see how additional legislation could prevent future mass shootings.

"It's a difficult thing and I really feel bad for those families," he said. "I'm a father and it's just a tragedy. But I don't know how you legislate insanity. I don't know what you do about it. I don't even know how you begin to stop that."

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