Just like many citizens all across the nation, Michael Douglas wants to make a stand to end gun violence once and for all. The Hollywood actor reveals that he first campaigned for the cause when he was walking home past John Lennon's apartment building in New York City.
According to Xpose on Monday, the big screen star recalled when he was walking home with Rolling Stone magazine publisher Jann Wenner back in 1980 when the pair vowed to try and change things for good. This was when the Beatles legend was shot dead outside The Dakota, the building where he lived at the time, in the Big Apple.
Douglas said, "We were walking home one night along Central Park West on December 8 and we passed the Dakota."
He added, ''There was all this fracas and it was the night that John Lennon got shot. Right after that, Jann and I were involved with starting an organization called CeaseFire.''
Meanwhile, Douglas also opened up about "getting older" and how he's trying to fit in with the times when it comes to social media and technology.
He said, "Realistically this is about as great a time for getting older. I was looking at a few articles last week about the technology that exists, education, stuff to help your memory. It's as good as time as there is."
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