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Gary Oldman: Four prior Playboy-ish provocations
Gary Oldman: Four prior Playboy-ish provocations

Gary Oldman is making headlines for his incendiary comments in a recent Playboy interview, in which the "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" star rails against political correctness, defends Mel Gibson's now-notorious rant during his 2006 arrest, and makes a profane comment about the pope. Though the famously candid actor goes further than he has in previous interviews, it's not the first  time the 56-year-old Brit has raised eyebrows with provocative comments. With his movie set to come out on July 11 — we'll see how much of a shadow this casts over the release of "Apes,"  in which he plays the leader of the human resistance — here are a few previous examples of Oldman's button pushing....

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