R. Lee Ermey, the actor best known for his role as the drill sergeant in Stanley Kubrick’s “Full Metal Jacket,” claims he was fired by GEICO for criticizing President Obama.
After being asked about his GEICO commercial wherein he played a psychiatrist calling his patient a “jackwagon,” Ermey said, “GEICO fired me because I had, I wasn’t too kind about speaking with the, about the administration, so the present administration. So they fired me.”
“So they fired you because of political reasons?” asked the TMZ representative.
“Yeah,” Ermey answered. “If you’re a conservative in this town, you better watch out.”
They fired Gunny Hartman but they kept the annoying pig?