Golden Globe Winner Says We Should All ‘Get Stoned’ To Deal With Stupidity In Politics

The renowned actor and recent Golden Globe winner Brian Cox (not the pop-star-turned-physicist) has recommended that everyone “get stoned” because it’s “absolutely great” and “even makes politics easier to bear.” 

Speaking to a reporter at the Guardian, Cox affirmed his love for weed, saying it’s a “way of dealing with idiocy.”

When asked if he has always been a stoner, he explains how he had not started smoking until he was 50.

“I was very against it, actually,” he said.

“You know, I got married at 21 to an upper-middle-class English girl – well, with Scots parentage, but you know English Scots are the most English! Hahaha!

”Then when I was 50, I realised I missed out on what was going on with young people because I was so square, and I was working so hard, I needed something to relax. So I discovered the wonderful world of cannabis.”

Cox was named best actor in a TV series at the Golden Globes for his role on HBO’s Succession. He played Logan Roy, a pissed-off oligarch and head of a feuding family. 

He has also starred in major Hollywood films including Manhunter, Troy and the Bourne Identity.

When asked about his thoughts on cannabis, Cox said the following:

“It’s absolutely great and I recommend it to everyone – get stoned! It does make the politics easier to bear. It’s a way of dealing with idiocy.”

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