‘Battleship’ director yells at Israeli reporter for not joining the IDF (VIDEO)


Director Peter Berg sat down with Israeli reporter Jason Danino-Holt last week, for a promotional interview for his upcoming film “Battleship,” which features Liam Neeson, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker and others.

The “Erev Tov” (Israel’s “Entertainment Tonight”) reporter asked Berg standard production-related question, when Berg took his interview to an unusual direction — the Iran-Israel conflict. And Berg was not afraid to say what he feels, and he used some explicit language to show it. After Berg explained his somewhat-apocalyptic analysis of the developing crisis, he turned his guns on Holt.

Berg asked Holt whether he joined the IDF, and when Holt answered no (he was exempt for medical reasons, he has previously said), Berg said, “What?! How did you get out of that? Are you a draft dodger?” and added, “You better join the army motherf**ker!!!”

Watch the awkward interview (explicit language):

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