Actor Patrick Kilpatrick is organizing the 2010 Hollywood Celebrity Sporting Clays Invitational. Typically Kilpatrick played the villian in his movies squaring off action actio heroes like Bruce Willis and Jeanne-Claude Van Damme, but he’s playing the good guy this time around. His event will introduce actors to outdoors sports and raise money for charity. Celebrity Outdoorsmen I >>
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Big-name actors like Colin Farrell will attend the event, and Kilpatrick hopes the to help change the perception of outdoor sports in Hollywood. He also hopes that the event will get the public to realize that not all celebrities are anti-hunting and anti-Second Amendment. Photo: David Shankbone
Kilpatrick says that Hollywood actually has a history of supporting shooting sports with actors like Charlton Heston leading the way. Photo: Whtie House Office
Kilpatrick is raising money for the Be The Match Marrow Registry City of Hope charity, which helps children who have bone marrow cancer find adult donors. Aaron Eckhart (Dark Night and Thank You For Smoking) is signed up to be at the event. Photo: Gage Skidmore
Kilpatrick also wants to convice celebrities that they can be a part of the new green movement and also be outdoorsmen and women. “I have a shotgun in my Prius,” he says. Dominika Wolski (Andromeda and Dark Angel) is signed up to attend. Photo: Glen Francis
Erik Estrada will be there. Photo: Brett Weinstein
Kilpatrick says that many actors and actresses actually hunt and fish but are scared to talk about it publicly because it could hurt their career. James Woods (Shark and Once Upon A Time in America) is schedule to be at the event. Photo: Alan Light
“There are some very talented people [in Hollywood] who go out hunting and fishing and are afraid to say they do so because they think it will effect their business. I don’t have that fear,” Kilpatrick says. Julian McMahon (Nip/Tuck and Premonition) will be there. Photo: Bennyup
Tom Selleck will also be attending. Photo: Alan Light
Superstar Eva Longoria is also on the list of attendees. Photo: EvaLongoria org
“We love the troops and we love hunting and fishing and we love animals as well,” Kilpatrick says. Ernie Hudson (The Crow and Ghost Busters) will be there. Photo: Night Scream
Cedric Yarbrough (Reno 911! and The 40 Year Old Virgin) will be there.
Guns, knives, shooting equipment and hunting and fishing trips will be given away and auctioned off a the event. Ron Perlman (the Sons of Anarchy and Hellboy) is scheduled to attend. Photo: Gage Skidmore
Jessie Camacho a Survivor contestant is scheduled to attend.
Kilpatrick wanted to invite young actors like Ivan Sergie, (The break-up and The Opposite Sex) to help introduce more people into the outdoors.
Vinnie Jones (Gone in 60 Seconds and Swordfish) will be in attendance. If you’re interested in attending the event on October 9th visit this link.
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