Clint Eastwood, 82, who raised eyebrows for delivering a controversial speech at the Republican National Convention in which he addressed an imaginary President Obama, told Ellen DeGeneres he defines himself as a Libertarian and that his attitude on marriage equality is "a part of the libertarian idea: Leave everybody alone!"

Eastwood claimed: "The condition of society right now, with the high unemployment rates and the tremendous debt we're increasing and the government spending, we'd think there'd be (many more worthy issues) to think about (rather) that worrying about gay marriage."

As far as being Libertarian is concerned, Eastwood explained: "You're socially liberal, leave everybody alone, but you believe in fiscal responsibility and you believe in government staying out of your life." He also opened up about the "Obama chair speech" controversy, stating: "The Democrats who were watching thought I was going senile, and the Republicans knew I was."

It has to be mentioned that it wasn't Eastwood's first time discussing same-sex marriage. While promoting "J. Edgar" in 2011, Eastwood told GQ magazine: "I don’t give a f**k about who wants to get married to anybody else! Why not?! We’re making a big deal out of things we shouldn’t be making a deal out of...Just give everybody the chance to have the life they want."

We have to admit that by this statement Eastwood surprise us. The controversy here is that he supports the Republican party which is completely against the LGBT rights...What do you think?

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