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Liam Neeson, the famous ‘Taken” star, made a visit to “The Daily Show” this week to promote his new movie and get some zings in at the new Mayor of New York City. His reasons for disliking new mayor Bill de Blasio? New York City horse carriages.

Yup, the Irish actor who has become an action star in recent years made some off-the-cuff remarks about his disappointment and anger in the Mayor’s position to end horse-drawn carriages within the city. The traditional practice that many see as abuse has been debated about and argued over for many years.

Many believe the horses should not be subjected to conditions of a busy city street, including car exhaust, noise and stress. However, Mr. Neeson believes that they are tradition that should not be removed citing they “made the roads of New York,” as well as stating that the horses are treated like children.

Of course, Jon Stewart and his comical genius had the perfect responses to Neeson’s claims. Watch the two debate the issue in the video below.

 

 


 

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75 comments on “Jon Stewart Fights Liam Neeson Over NYC Carriage Horse Ban (VIDEO)”

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Bryan Betts
3 Years Ago

I will never see another Liam Neeson film...


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Linda Lytle
3 Years Ago

Jon just gained a fan and Liam lost one. His movie opened this weekend, glad I chose to see "Son of God" instead...


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Kira Channing Biggs
3 Years Ago

Aww man =/ I love Liam Neeson and I've never been to NYC. Tradition is great and all but not if it means having unhappy animals. What are conditions like in "regular" horse stables? I have no idea. Is the issue here really that they get no time to roam in a pasture?


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Johann Taylor
3 Years Ago

What did he say? Can't see the video in the uk... These horses are treated so badly and should not be subjected to working in between cars and fumes,,, glad it's being banned


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Penthesilea Greenleaf
3 Years Ago

my esteem for liam has gone down a notch :(


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Alfredo Vinci
3 Years Ago

Horses are happy to pull a carriage and be near people


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Judy Petullo
3 Years Ago

Just lost respect for Liam Neeson. He thinks keeping horses in 60 sq ft. stalls and making them pull carriages is, "treating them like their own children" ???? Whaaaat?? Who treats their children like this. Thank you Jon Stewart for speaking up for the horses.


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Janine Covert
3 Years Ago

It's easy to romanticize a tradition when you're not the slave.


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Eddie Pedroza
3 Years Ago

Watch BLINDERS. Damn you Liam


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Stacy Denoyer
3 Years Ago

Liam is a heartless loser.


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