Two Famous Nice Guys Discuss One Of America's Not-So-Nice Problems

Perpetual heartthrob and velvety baritone Hugh Jackman was on "The Daily Show" in 2013, talking about his movie (which is really excellent and you should watch but isn't why I'm sharing this clip.) About three minutes in, the conversation turns to gun control around the world and how it compares to America. And at about 4:00, Hugh and Jon relay what people around the world think of us. Which is a reality check — for me, at least. Hugh backtracks a bit at 5:00 with some nice words about the U.S., but still, this whole clip got me thinking...Isn't it a little disturbing that they were talking about movies involving serial killers and the conversation naturally turned to America and its gun regulation?

Two Famous Nice Guys Discuss One Of America's Not-So-Nice Problems

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