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Hollywood Environmentalists

Project Veritas' undercover journalists met with Academy Award Governor Ed Begley Jr., Academy Award nominated actress Mariel Hemingway, and Sundance Award Winning Producer Josh Tickell at the Beverley Hills Hotel to discuss funding for an anti-fracking film to the tune of 9 million dollars. Watch below as James O'Keefe gives some history to how this investigation came about and why.

Part 1

Hollywood celebrities caught on hidden camera accepting money from “Middle Eastern oil interests”

Project Veritas undercover journalists met with Academy Award Governor Ed Begley Jr., Academy Award nominated actress Mariel Hemingway, and Sundance Award Winning Producer Josh Tickell at the Beverley Hills Hotel to discuss funding for an anti-fracking film to the tune of 9 million dollars. The three members of Hollywood’s vanguard thought they were meeting with a man named “Mohammed” whom they believed to be the son of a Middle Eastern oil family dynasty, however, they were actually meeting with a Project Veritas undercover journalist.

Results

Ed Begley Jr. Forced To Respond To Project Veritas Video

Upon the release of the Project Veritas videos, Ed Begley Jr. made a written statement on his website to recount the incident.

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Major Media Coverage

5/21/14 "Project Veritas out with new film attacking Hollywood" Fox News

5/20/14 "James O'Keefe Dupes Hollywood With Fake Anti-Fracking Film" Breitbart

5/20/14 "Fake Mideast oilman traps Mariel Hemingway, Ed Begley in video sting" Fox News

Additional Media Coverage

5/21/14 "Exclusive: James O'Keefe exposes Hollywood environmentalists" Fox News

5/20/14 "Cannes: Video of Hollywood Environmentalists in Anti-Fracking Sting Operation to Debut" Hollywood Reporter

6/5/14 "James O'Keefe Targets Susan Sarandon, Hollywood Environmentalists in New Sting Video" Hollywood Reporter

6/6/14 "Project Veritas Nabs Two Hollywood Stars in Latest Video Sting" NewsMax

5/25/14 "Mariel Hemingway: Project Veritas' James O'Keefe Should Meet Face-to-Face" NewsMax

5/20/14 "James O'Keefe Dupes Hollywood With Fake Anti-Fracking Film" Breitbart

6/5/14 "New James O'Keefe Video Features Susan Sarandon in Quest to Make Fake Fracking Movie" Breitbart

5/21/14 "Hollywood Environmentalists Defend Anti-Fracking Film After O'Keefe Sting" Breitbart

5/21/14 "New O’Keefe video “punks” Hollywood enviros" Hot Air

6/7/14 "Hollywood Hypocrisy Toward Hydrocarbons" Townhall

5/21/14 "Project Veritas: Anti-Fracking Movie Producers Recorded Agreeing to Accept Middle Eastern Oil Funding" MRC

5/21/14 "Fake fracking film exposes what really goes on in Hollywood" ACSH

5/25/14 "Pope Blasts Koch, James O’Keefe, NWO Ideology: ‘Polluting Is Sin’" Before It's News

6/8/14 "Sting: Hollywood caught laundering dark “Arab” oil money for Greens" CFACT

6/5/14 "Susan Sarandon and her Activism Manager discuss ‘secret’ funding deal with Middle Eastern Oil Tycoon" The Rightscoop

5/21/14 "James O’Keefe talks to Megyn Kelly about his latest sting exposing Hollywood’s oil hypocrisy" The Rightscoop

6/5/14 "James O'Keefe Targets Susan Sarandon, Hollywood Environmentalists in New Sting Video" WN

5/21/14 "James O’Keefe Dupes Hollywood with Fake Anti-Fracking Film" Canada Free Press

5/21/14 "What do Ed Begley Jr. and Mariel Hemingway Have In Common? They'll Take Foreign Oil Money To Stop Fracking" Science 2.0

7/11/14 "Hollywood activists caught on film selling out American energy security" Human Events

6/5/14 "Wow! O’Keefe Stings Susan Sarandon! Actress & Mgr Discuss ‘Secret’ Funding Deal with ME Oil Tycoon" Gateway Pundit

5/21/14 "Hollywood biggies caught on tape agreeing to hide Middle East funding for anti-fracking film" American Thinker

5/21/14 "James O’Keefe teases Part 2 of sting video: ‘The celebrity names get bigger’" Twitchy

6/5/14 "O’Keefe’s Hollywood Anti-Fracking Sting, Part 2: Susan Sarandon" The Hayride

5/22/14 "Inside a Hollywood Hit Job: How Sting Artist James O’Keefe Tried to Set His Latest Trap – And Got Stung Himself" The Daily Beast

5/21/14 "Producers admit conservative prankster O’Keefe duped them into Cannes screening" Raw Story