How Richard Gere Sacrificed Stardom to Follow Dalai Lama

The Hollywood star Richard Gere was at the peak of his career back in the 1980s when he openly stood in support of the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama and his people. The actor’s resolute stand against the mighty Chinese government cost him the stardom he deserved, leading to many film makers refusing to cast him.

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Richard Gere and Wife Receive Dalai Lama’s Blessing for Their Expected Child

The Hollywood superstar and human rights activist Richard Gere and his wife received His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s blessing for their expected child on Sunday. The duo has met the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Rotterdam in Netherlands where His Holiness is carrying on pre-scheduled public engagements.

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Hollywood Shunning Richard Gere For Supporting Tibet Implies Chinese Factor There

Famous Hollywood actor Richard Gere said that Hollywood shunned him because he supported the Tibet cause. The 67 years old actor who has espoused the Tibet cause for many years now said “There are definitely movies that I can’t be in because the Chinese will say, ‘not with him’. I recently had an episode where someone said they could not finance a film with me because it would upset the Chinese.”

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