Keanu Reeves photographed by
Simon Emmett for
Esquire Magazine (March 2017)
“I loved to go to the movies as a kid and I loved watching movies. I don’t know if it was escapism. Even the act of going outside to the movies for me, and watching them in a room. I wanted to be there, you know? I wanted to do that. And that happened in Hollywood! So, I wanted to act in movies. In Hollywood. It was my dream! Whatever that meant.”
President Donald Trump’s blunt diplomatic touch is creating new headaches for the deeply troubled U.S.-Mexico relationship.
The Trump administration riled Mexican officials by choosing Tuesday — the day before U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly were due to visit Mexico City — to release sweeping guidelines on deportations and a border wall.
As Mexican officials rushed to contact the State Department for more information, the timing of the guidelines’ release threatened to severely hinder what could have been a diplomatic make-up session, U.S. and Mexican officials and analysts said.
“It does poison the general context in which the trip is taking place,” said Arturo Sarukhan, a former Mexican ambassador to the United States. “It will create public opinion backlash and congressional backlash in Mexico.”
Carte de visite view of Union soldiers and civilians posing in front of the Rutherford County Courthouse which served as the quarters of the provost guard of General John White Geary’s command in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 1863. By Butler, Bonsall and Company.