Morgan Freeman banned from Russia alongside Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

Left: Morgan Freeman (Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images for BET), Right: Joe Biden (Kim Hong-Ji - Pool/Getty Images)

Left: Morgan Freeman (Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images for BET), right: Joe Biden (Kim Hong-Ji – Pool/Getty Images)

Morgan Freeman has found his name on a number of high-profile lists over the years, with the Oscar-winning actor repeatedly receiving tons of honorary degrees, triumphal statuary and lifetime achievement awards recognizing his contributions to the arts. Today, however, he finds himself on a foreign property (if still extremely star-studded list): A recently permanently published list of U.S. citizens forbidden to eto enter Russia.

It is by The Washington Postwhich notes that Freeman’s name appears on a list released today by the Russian government, which continues to face international censorship for its continued and deadly action invasion of ukraine. Other members of the list, which is seen primarily as a symbolic gesture, go as high as President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, as well as many of their cabinet and press staff, in addition to much of the US Congress.

And also, it turns out, Morgan Freeman, who apparently caught the wrath of Vladimir Putin’s government by doing what he does best, using his deep voice and solemn face to lend a bit of seriousness to a cause. . IIn this case, Freeman received a ban on narrating and appearing in a 2017 video about alleged Russian interference in US elections. “We were attacked,” Freeman said in the video, which “features” a “movie script” about Putin’s rise to power. and use of cyberattacks. “We,” Freeman says, harnessing the full power of his fake president credentials, “Awe are at war.

All in all, the Russian “stop listing” includes 963 people. Freeman appears to be the only well-known performer on the list – notable, as a major, pointed absence from the count is former reality TV star Donald Trump. Freeman has yet to comment on his inclusion in the list, although a number of other listed Americans have cited their addition as a badge of honor of sorts.

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