Banning Keira ad is 'ridiculous' says boyfriend Rupert

Banning Keira ad is 'ridiculous' says boyfriend Rupert

Rupert Friend, the boyfriend of Keira Knightley, has made it clear that he's behind the actress' controversial anti-domestic violence video all the way. "I think that banning an advert because it is shocking is quite the most ridiculous thing I have ever heard of," Rupert told a reporter from the Telegraph.  
The actor, who's currently in the spotlight himself as his new flick Cheri – in which he shares the screen with the Michelle Pfeiffer – goes in general release, insists, "What is shocking is that women are getting hit. The point is to shock people."

Adding that his mother was a domestic abuse lawyer, the 27-year-old says, "I've been involved on the very outskirts of the campaign to stop domestic abuse for some time."

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Friday May 8, 2009

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