Eastwood appeared on "Good Morning America" this morning and the 82-year-old explained one of the reasons he didn't want to give a traditional speech off a teleprompter that night is because "I didn't have my glasses with me ... so I wouldn't have been able to read it."
Instead, he explained: "So then I’m just sitting there and the guy says, ‘You wanna sit down?’ and I said ‘No, but put that [chair] next to the podium will ya.'"
And a legend was born.
When he was told that President Obama is still a fan of his, Eastwood said, "Well, that's his bad judgment."
As for the criticism Eastwood has received since the speech, he said: "There is something about the aging process that makes you give a crap less."
God love the man.
I sure do.