Clint Eastwood, who made headlines by addressing an empty chair during the 2012 Republican National Convention, stars in a new political ad urging support for GOP nominee Mitt Romney.
Eastwood’s unorthodox performance at the convention spurred a raft of satirical commentary and happened to coincide with the release of “Trouble With the Curve,” the baseball-themed movie he filmed in and around Atlanta.
“The Democrats who were watching thought I was going senile and the Republicans knew I was. It was actually just trying to enjoy myself along the way,” Eastwood told Ellen DeGeneres during a visit to her show. He was there ostensibly to promote the movie but of course was asked about the chair routine.
No empty chairs appear in the new Eastwood ad though. Here it is: