Friday, August 24, 2007

John Leguizamo Eats A Patriotic Home-Cooked Meal

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – If a veteran war soldier offers you a home-cooked meal, Emmy Award-winning actor John Leguizamo says you’d better eat up.

On the Spike TV mini-series, The Kill Point, Leguizamo plays an American Iraq War Veteran, and in the midst of researching for his role, he spent some time eating a home-cooked meal with real life vets.

Leguizamo says, “I didn’t want to discredit war veterans in the series, so I talked to some vets one night about their experiences and they offered to cook me dinner. We ate together and the whole time I was thinking, ‘I can’t believe they risked their lives for me and they’re still cooking me dinner. I should be cooking for them!”’

But even though Leguizamo had fun gettin’ chummy with the vets, he still was a bit nervous while eating their home-cooked meal.

He adds, “They cooked some London broil and it was great, but even if I didn’t like it, I would’ve eaten it anyway. When you’re eating something a soldier makes for you, you’ve gotta love it no matter what!”

The Kill Point series finale airs this Sunday (Aug. 26).

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