Clint Eastwood is courting controversy again, this time with a Caitlyn Jenner joke at the Spike TV Guys’ Choice 2015 awards on Saturday night.
USA TODAY has learned that Spike TV will cut an Eastwood joke about Jenner when the show airs Saturday, June 18.
The website Hollywood Life reported that Eastwood made the crack when introducing Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson for an award during the program shot at Sony Pictures Studio in Culver City, CA.
Eastwood, 85, compared the San Andreas star to former athletes who have become actors, like “Jim Brown and Caitlyn Somebody…”
David Schwarz, Spike TV senior vice president of communications, confirmed the quote.
“We will remove the reference in the version that will air,” Schwarz wrote in an email.
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