Actor Dominic Monaghan is not one to hold back opinions. His most recent criticisms came to light through Twitter last week when he lashed out at the History Channel’s reality series “Swamp People.”
The “Lost” and “Lord of the Rings” star tweeted his disgust and hatred for the show. He wrote, “If my hero #steveirwin was around those shows about killing alligators wouldn’t be on tv. I’m gonna stop them. Watch this space. [sic]”
Monaghan continued, “If alligator populations need to be controlled I understand but the act should not be glorified on tv.disgusting.These are living creatures. [sic]”
For those who don’t know, “Swamp People” is about a group of “swampers” who hunt alligators during the 30-day hunting season in the Atchafalaya Swamp in Louisiana.
Monaghan is an avid animal lover and he even went as far to say the show is about “rednecks killing alligators.” He also revealed he doesn’t enjoy the Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch,” but noted “at least you don’t see these animals shot at.”
The actor has so much love for animals he is starring in a reality show about wildlife. “Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan” is hosted by the 35-year-old who travels the world looking for unusual insects. It will air in the United Kingdom sometime later this year.
“As I said I blame the network not the people.i consider it tortuous to stalk net n shoot an intelligent animal, [sic]” he added.
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