Was al Qaeda targeting Russell Crowe?
“In an interview published in the March edition of Australia’s GQ magazine, Crowe said FBI agents told him of the threat in 2001, in the months before he won a best actor Oscar for his role as Maximus in “Gladiator.”
“That was the first (time) I’d ever heard the phrase ‘al Qaeda,’ ” Crowe said. “It was about — and here’s another little touch of irony — taking iconographic Americans out of the picture as sort of a cultural destabilization plot,” he added.”
They could have set up a real fight, Crowe versus Osama in a fight to the finish.