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Hawaii far from paradise, Caan complains to TV host

By Star-Advertiser news services

LAST UPDATED: 09:13 a.m. HST, Jan 26, 2013

@Mug -- name1:ScottCaan:"Everything is too relaxed for me" in the isles, says the actor. "I like to hustle and there is no hustle there."

Quick, someone call the waaambulance for Scott Caan. Apparently, working on a TV show that once earned him a Golden Globe nomination is a terrible burden since he has to work in Hawaii.

He told Chelsea Handler, host of E!'s "Chelsea Lately," that he didn't like living in the islands where he stars as Danny "Danno" Williams on "Hawaii Five-0."

There's "a lot of crystal meth," he said, echoing a similar comment from Handler.

When Caan surfs Hawaii waves, he said it's all he can do to survive the experience — although the actor wasn't clear on whether it's the big surf or other surfers he finds more dangerous.

And the food in Hawaii "sucks."

It's so bad that he thinks his girlfriend deserves a Purple Heart for sticking by him. By the way, Caan's girlfriend doesn't like Hawaii either, he told Handler.

It seems the islands just can't compete with the high-speed lifestyle of his native Southern California.

"Everything is very slow-motion," he told Handler on her show Thursday night. "I pick up the cup and they … slowly pick up the cup. Everything is too relaxed for me. I like to hustle and there is no hustle there."

See a clip of his "Chelsea Lately" interview above.

Te'o hoaxer agrees to Dr. Phil interview

NEW YORK »Dr. Phil McGraw has booked the first on-camera interview with the man who allegedly concocted the girlfriend hoax that ensnared Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o.

A "Dr. Phil Show" spokes­man confirmed Friday the interview with Ronaiah Tui­aso­sopo, the man accused of creating an online persona of a nonexistent woman who Te'o said he fell for without ever meeting face to face.

The ruse was uncovered last week by Dead­spin.com, which reported that Tui­aso­sopo created the woman, named Lennay Kekua, who then supposedly died last September.

The interview's airdate was not announced.

Palin exits Fox News contributor position

NEW YORK »Sarah Palin is out as a Fox News Channel contributor.

The network said Friday that it is parting ways with the 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate.

Bill Shine, executive vice president at Fox News, said the network has enjoyed its association with Palin and wishes her the best. There was no immediate comment from the former Alaska governor.

A person familiar with discussions between Fox and Palin described the parting as amicable, saying that Fox and Palin had discussed renewing her contract, but she decided to do other things. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on the record.

Palin debuted as a Fox contributor in January 2010.

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96815068 wrote:
Who is Scott Caan? Never heard of him.
on January 26,2013 | 01:08AM
joewilly wrote:
Jimmy Caan's son, who was Sonny in "The Godfather" with Marlon Brando and Al Pachino. Great, legendary performance on his fathers part. His father was from the old school. Never known to publicly say anything disingenuous or mean spirited about anybody or anyplace. I can't say the same about this punk, He forgot about the hours the fans waited for him to show up at the Red Carpet event in Waikiki. Treating him like a rock star. Any decent actor in Hollywood can play this role. The only reason he got this job is because of his dad. I saw this little punk surfing at Bowls. He surf the way he acts: like a punk. He better watch his back when he comes back here. We can forgive Manti, but not you.
on January 26,2013 | 04:26AM
pakeheat wrote:
IRT joewilly, I think 96815068 was being sarcastic, LOL.
on January 26,2013 | 09:00AM
john_zee wrote:
Scott is a terrible actor and would be nothing without his father. He'd be selling shoes at Sears if his father wasn't such a great actor. You would think he would be smart enough to realize how lucky he has been.
on January 26,2013 | 03:13PM
allie wrote:
bad actor in a bad show
on January 26,2013 | 07:34AM
NanakuliBoss wrote:
Spot on allie.
on January 26,2013 | 08:20AM
ezridah wrote:
bring back Magnum PI !!
on January 26,2013 | 09:14AM
allie wrote:
old 5-0 was much better
on January 26,2013 | 03:34PM
BigBird001 wrote:
This guy, whoever he is, can leave and take his girlfriend with him. We won't miss him one bit. No talent, no looks, no brains,
on January 26,2013 | 02:51AM
kiragirl wrote:
Ditto. His comments lost a lot of viewers. What I can't understand is why doesn't he quit? Oh, it is all about the money. His character is showing that he has No Class!
on January 26,2013 | 04:37AM
hanalei395 wrote:
This short little punk, who stands on his tippy-toes and acts like he's beating up locals on a stupid show written by Hollywood idiots who have NO concept of the local culture, must be up to something. This might be the last season for that dumb show. Hopefully, it is.
on January 26,2013 | 04:53AM
allie wrote:
agree..it is unwatchable
on January 26,2013 | 07:35AM
false wrote:
Take Hawai`i 5-0 off the air. It's been a lot of BS acting, period.
on January 26,2013 | 03:40AM
Dawg wrote:
Triple their fee so the leave NOW!
on January 26,2013 | 05:26AM
cojef wrote:
Don't have to do that, the ratings will take of that, more so after this little chit-chat with some not too popular columnist. Political incorrect statements made by this character, just like Okino. Only Okino got nixed, and this creep will still bad mouth the site that feeds him. One word "ingrate".
on January 26,2013 | 11:53AM
Kate53 wrote:
Facts are the pace is much, much slower than the mainland, especially LA. Facts are much of the food is not the same as the mainland -- some think it's better, some think it's not -- and certain foods are very, very expensive for what you get (beef for example). We're all entitled to our opinions; it's no secret that Caan prefers LA to Hawaii, and he's entitled to that opinion. I'd rather someone be honest about his/her preferences than lie to everyone about everything.
on January 26,2013 | 04:22AM
false wrote:
It doesn't pay to "dis" your paying public. If he finds Hawai`i so distasteful, and any others as well, the planes go both ways. More than welcome to join the clubs on the other side of the ocean. Leave us alone. No rail. No condos sky high. No 4 lane roads on the North side. Snails pace living, if we can keep it, is what we make a living off of. Caan can take himself back to the land of Big Box Stores and Ticky Tacky Fast Foods. Sunnyside is our Delight.
on January 26,2013 | 05:06AM
summer43 wrote:
Come on people of this beautiful island. I'm an outsider and I love this land, the good and bad. Don't be so sensitive, thin skin like our commander in chief. The guy has the right to say what he feels...
on January 26,2013 | 05:28AM
hawaiinui wrote:
Yeah right, just like the Ethics Board nominee Ogino guy who "has a right to say what he feels..."
on January 26,2013 | 05:46AM
NanakuliBoss wrote:
Another condescending H.
on January 26,2013 | 08:16AM
false wrote:
what is he is asain ???
on January 26,2013 | 07:45PM
hanalei395 wrote:
Right, this LITTLE punk "has the right to say what he feels"...he's telling the people of Hawai'i that "Hawai'i sucks".
on January 26,2013 | 09:58AM
false wrote:
YES, he has the RIGHT even if he has no talent, no tact and no taste! Pua
on January 26,2013 | 11:59AM
Paloha99 wrote:
You gotta admit he was stupid to make these comments about the place where the show takes place...what an idiot.
on January 27,2013 | 05:13PM
Dawg wrote:
And you sir are a dummy.
on January 26,2013 | 05:25AM
ezridah wrote:
yes he has the right to complain...he can complain that he has no home, no food , no job and he's not getting paid enough having to live in this god forsaken place since the world revolves around him
on January 26,2013 | 05:39AM
hawaiinui wrote:
He likes LA better, that fine, no need to go into detail and insult our lifestyle (according to his measure) and use the "sucks" discription of our food regardless of the cost. Do you remember your mom teaching you..."if you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all." This rule should have applied here..
on January 26,2013 | 05:51AM
allie wrote:
He is odd: LA is a nightmare and Meth is all over that sad place
on January 26,2013 | 07:36AM
NanakuliBoss wrote:
Kate, local style you No badmouth your host. You go auntie house, she offer food, you eat and thank her. You no go home and tell dad,"Eh the poke was junk". Cause dad going pound you.
on January 26,2013 | 08:15AM
ezridah wrote:
yeah need to bring back da lickins ...bruddah acting like one spoiled brat....bettah not get one DUI like your co-worker and go to OCCC...u tink u hate da food now !!!!
on January 26,2013 | 09:12AM
allie wrote:
on January 26,2013 | 03:34PM
hulabird wrote:
I agree. Everybody getting all up in arms because someone has an opinion different than theirs. Take a pill folks. It'll be ok. Really.
on January 26,2013 | 09:37AM
hanalei395 wrote:
It won't be OK until that idiotic phony crap show "5-0" is outta here. Really.
on January 26,2013 | 10:23AM
NanakuliBoss wrote:
My opinion is he would make a good hobbit.
on January 26,2013 | 12:23PM
false wrote:
Nope. Hobbits have more class and a whole lot cuter.
on January 26,2013 | 12:31PM
false wrote:
That is the Hawaii way. Go nuts when someone has a DIFFERENT opinion. Get some think skin and forget about it.
on January 26,2013 | 07:46PM
Paloha99 wrote:
What do you know about the Hawaii way...you're probably some transplant who believes like he does.
on January 27,2013 | 05:23PM
Paloha99 wrote:
This is a comment board, what do you think the lcals should say about Caan...gee what a nice guy?
on January 27,2013 | 05:21PM
Kaleo744 wrote:
I believe that everyone has his or her opinions, but when it comes to just plain "common sense" right or wrong those kind of personal comments of preference of what kind of life style you want shouldn't have been made in a derogatory and arrogant way, He Scott Cann has just lost a lot of fans of both him and the show, and as far as his girl friend I can forgive her she's just with him for his convenience and play time, you know these kind of relationships dont last their just in it for the money and wanna be part of the "life style of the Rich and Famous" its all about them...no body else matters and when the applause's are gone their out back kissing butts again...
on January 26,2013 | 05:18AM
hawaiinui wrote:
Imagine, the cohones this Cann guy grew with his big paycheck attitude. The tongue is a weapon and this disrepeting Caan kid successfully called out his host community and insulted all of us here in Hawaii on national TV. Talk about the slapping the hand that feeds you. This young man deserve some lessons in "manners" and especially here where he gets his bread and butter. Aloha, Hawaii 50, I'll be watching something else from now on.
on January 26,2013 | 05:44AM
Kaleo744 wrote:
oh and by the way in wouldn't surprise me if the producers of the show tells him to make some kind of statement to recant what he said....Im sure their saying bradda what were you thinking?....The producers now will be in "DAMAGE CONTROL" mode and I agree that I think this will be the last season for the series...now on the other hand Daniel Kim awesome bradda with lots of ALOHA......
on January 26,2013 | 05:24AM
Dawg wrote:
Caan Sucks and so does his header!
on January 26,2013 | 05:26AM
summer43 wrote:
I never care for him and the gripe his character created, but I still love to watch Five-0. The show is good to advertise our Island. So don't be a sour grape. Support your aina by watching the show people!
on January 26,2013 | 05:56AM
false wrote:
hahaha, yeah people getting gunned down all over the place. GREAT FOR HAWAII..hahahaha
on January 26,2013 | 07:47PM
Kaleo744 wrote:
....and oh BTW, what ever ratings of the show has made, all went donw the tubes because of his lame comments....should have used his head before going on national T.V. like a nothe poster mention maybe he wants out cause he has something better lined up...
on January 26,2013 | 05:27AM
Dawg wrote:
He is just another Cali Fake! Little mind and tiny package!
on January 26,2013 | 05:29AM
allie wrote:
agreee...bad actor
on January 26,2013 | 07:36AM
livealoha wrote:
If we are all meth addicts then why are we slow moving??
on January 26,2013 | 06:27AM
Maneki_Neko wrote:
Twitching and moving are different motions.
on January 26,2013 | 10:40AM
tutunona wrote:
do us a favor and leave.........the others are great but Scott is a pain in the butt
on January 26,2013 | 07:31AM
H50FOREVER wrote:
You know, I'll bet there are a lot of other actors who would love to play Danno Williams (or Danno U'ilama, as I would like to see). Keep flapping your gums, Caan, and you'll realize your own self-fulfilling prophecy.
on January 26,2013 | 07:58AM
summer43 wrote:
The maker of Hawaii Five-0 should find another actor who will portray the role of Danno better than Caan. The original Danno loves Hawaii!!! And we all loved his character and him dearly....
on January 26,2013 | 08:30AM
summer43 wrote:
The maker of Hawaii Five O should replace him and find another actor who can play the role better. Come back to the original Danno's character who loves Hawaii....
on January 26,2013 | 08:32AM
mookane wrote:
This clown can go back to where he came from and take his bad acting and worthless show with him. This clown knows nothing about good food, mom raised him burger king and Jack in the box. Hawaii food is the best. Hawaii 5-0 needs to be canceled, it's a waste of air time !
on January 26,2013 | 08:34AM
pakeheat wrote:
Chelsea Handler, I hope you don't have future plans to visit Hawaii? Clueless people like you have no class.
on January 26,2013 | 09:02AM
goin289 wrote:
Scott Caan don't belong in 5 0. Don't come back.
on January 26,2013 | 09:11AM
Maneki_Neko wrote:
Keep in mind that the State provides millions in tax exemptions for this production each year. That's your money, folks. The taxes not paid by 5-0 ultimately come from your pockets.

Say thanks to Scotty for being so gracious to his hosts.

on January 26,2013 | 09:28AM
false wrote:
Thanks for telling. That was a waste of tax benefits. Zero return.
on January 26,2013 | 12:32PM
Malani wrote:
The reason the original 5-0 made it was they didn't have people like Caan who puts his foot in his mouth. You don't knock the hand that feeds you. Further the original cast of 5-0 could act. And if Caan thinks where he comes from have better beaches, they why does he go into our waters to surf? But we all know that no beach in the world can top our Hawaii surfing beaches and its waves. Somebody should let him ride that big board for those 20 footers and give him a taste of what waves are really all about.
on January 26,2013 | 10:05AM
Anonymous wrote:
Can't believe he has a girlfriend. Agree with allie.
on January 26,2013 | 10:06AM
false wrote:
Didn't they just have a baby?
on January 26,2013 | 12:33PM
lawaianui wrote:
Did not like his Dad, and do not like him....and do not like his show, Hawaii 5-0 wannabe....he might be exercising his right to voice his opinion, but to insult the place that extended aloha and millions in tax exemptions to bring him here and give him a job is, in the words of my old friend Obed, "Big Poho"...as one commenter mentioned, the cast of the original Hawaii 5-0 loved Hawaii and some made Hawaii their life long home....it looks like he is just another one that comes to make money off Hawaii, but have no Aloha for the place or the people.... .If Scotty Boy cannot find anything that he likes in Hawaii, he needs to remember that flights leave every hour or so for the mainland..
on January 26,2013 | 10:24AM
Maneki_Neko wrote:
One hopes this discussion is forwarded to his publicist and the Hawaii Film Commission. Have a nice day, Scott.
on January 26,2013 | 10:41AM
awahana wrote:
We all need to work on the points mentioned. They are true, for the most part. So why be mad?
Crystal meth problem? True.
Slow and difficult to train workforce? True.
Overpriced and lackluster fine dining? True.
I don't watch his show. Born and raised here. Hawaii was a better place decades ago. We can work on it.
I guess truth hurts.
on January 26,2013 | 10:31AM
Maneki_Neko wrote:
You know, you are right. We should be ashamed to think our little island home would be adequate for someone like Scott. A person so talented and beautiful, so brilliant and god-like. A person who derives only adulation and tons of money from this lowly place - why should he show any respect at all? We are the presumptuous ones for thinking we are worthy to even look up from the sidewalks as he passes by. It's true - Hawaii is a horrible place afflicted with many ills and no way to be in the same sentence as magical, wonderful, drug-free and fast-paced Los Angeles. It's best for everyone if Scott the Magnificent doesn't have to dirty his cute shoes on on our filthy, worthless streets.
on January 26,2013 | 10:39AM
copperwire9 wrote:
Well said. Thanks.
on January 26,2013 | 04:40PM
tim5fl wrote:
So sensitive, but than whining is a state pastime here. auwe
on January 26,2013 | 11:11AM
hanalei395 wrote:
It was that midget who hates Hawai'i, who said "Hawai'i sucks", doing the whinning
on January 26,2013 | 01:03PM
windisch wrote:
Five oh has already shown they aren't afraid to blow up or shoot regular characters. Maybe it's time to send Jimmie Boy on his way!
on January 26,2013 | 11:27AM
hanalei395 wrote:
And it's time for that crappy phony show "5-0" to be also on its way. And that's to get the hell out. Hopefully, this is their last season.
on January 26,2013 | 11:50AM
false wrote:
If Scott Caan can't stand Hawai'i, why doesn't he go back to California? Ohhhh I get it - maybe because 5-0 and Scott Caan are getting FAT on all the tax benefits they're sucking up -from the TAXPAYERS of HAWAI'I! Instead of the Hawaiian tax payers paying HUGE benefits to Scott Caan and 5-0 for shooting here, maybe the legislature should impose a HUGE TAX FOR ALL THE 5-0 MILLIONAIRES! The taxpayers of Hawai'i are here, because we LOVE this PARADISE and it SUCKS for all of us laid-back folks to be contributing to YOUR WEALTH, when you don't like it here! GO HOME to CALIFORNIA! We can get along swell without you! AND Scott, if you don't like the food, why don't you or your critical wife COOK your own meals? We happen to **LOVE** our local food and I don't think there's a kanaka among us, who would change anything for the likes of you! ALSO, if you can't surf, then stay on the beach with all the keiki until you learn HOW to surf! Instead of paying Scott Caan a huge salary for a lack of talent AND tact, the Hawai'i legislature should impose a HUGE tax on every dime he - and all the other California actors - earn in our PARADISE! Maybe those taxes could go to improving our roads INSTEAD of improving Scott Caan's bottom line! Pua
on January 26,2013 | 11:53AM
allie wrote:
on January 26,2013 | 03:35PM
false wrote:
has nothing do to with tax breaks. They spend a LOT of money to make that cr@ppy show.
on January 26,2013 | 07:52PM
cojef wrote:
oops , soory my post wash quashed for bad mouthing this ingrate.
on January 26,2013 | 11:54AM
false wrote:
We get what's written on the blank page. Ditto.
on January 26,2013 | 12:34PM
entrkn wrote:
Well Scotty, I doubt if you will be burdened with a job on Hawaii 50 any longer, and, having some knowledge of tv and motion picture production, I can't imagine any producer burdening you with another acting job anywhere any time soon...
on January 26,2013 | 01:06PM
hikine wrote:
People are overly sensitive here. There's nothing wrong with voicing his opinion. I used to live in LA and life there is more fast paced and that's what he likes. People do move slower here from driving to ordering food in a restaurant. The local food is an acquired taste which is a valid comment. The negative side of LA is the gang violence, rude drivers and snooty attitude which Caan seems to emulate. One man's paradise is another man's hell.
on January 26,2013 | 01:11PM
hanalei395 wrote:
And there's nothing wrong voicing our opinion about that LITTLE punk who hates being here.
on January 26,2013 | 01:35PM
SaySomethingNow wrote:
The comments made by Scott Caan floored me. Replacing his lack luster character would probably help improve the acting on the show. He is staying true to the character though, doesn't Danny Williams also have a dislike of having to be in Hawaii? Hawaii 50 needs to write in characters that have Aloha for this place. Obviously S. Caan has not embraced the Spirit of Aloha. Those that cannot accept Aloha will eventually move on. After those negative comments it won't be too soon for the couple to move on and leave this awful place behind.
on January 26,2013 | 02:04PM
Mythman wrote:
He is right about the meth
on January 26,2013 | 02:24PM
tiki886 wrote:
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on January 26,2013 | 03:38PM
hanalei395 wrote:
What's keeping the midget from just hustling the hell outta here?
on January 26,2013 | 04:51PM
hapa1 wrote:
Scott brah, you neva learn, "No bite da hand dat feeds you"...no mo class...and I don't know where you dine but since you so easily discount the culinary offerings of Hawaii why not share the names of these establishments so we can more fairly judge your comments. I'd like to know where you had food that "sucks". Maybe you could start a column. Scott's Sucky Foods has a nice ring don't you think? Slowing down just might be a good idea....seems your tongue moves faster than your brain...maybe das why you no can taste your food.
on January 26,2013 | 04:24PM
honopic wrote:
"Scott's Sucky Foods!" Hoo, braddah hapa1. U got me LMFAO! Next stop Zippy's?
on January 26,2013 | 05:11PM
false wrote:
zippys is TERRIBLE
on January 26,2013 | 07:53PM
mililanihawaii wrote:
Instead of posting our feelings here lets do something more. Lets all stop wtching Hawaii 5-0 from here on. Let them know what stupidlity can do to rating. I for one will stop watching and I hope you will do the same. Together we can make this they're last season. I will start watching Castle.
on January 26,2013 | 05:19PM
honopic wrote:
Now Caan was "able" to mumble an apology, (see Outtakes Online.) Apparently, he realizes biting the hand that feeds him is not such a good move. Sorry, pal. Too "little" too late. I have the utmost respect for his dad, but "Sonny" don't let the cabin door hit you in the okole on your way out.
on January 26,2013 | 05:07PM
honopic wrote:
"Comment sent for approval" again. Doesn't surprise me one bit. Tell it like it is, and *poof* - comment gone forever.
on January 26,2013 | 05:09PM
Heatlake wrote:
Come on, now. Wouldn't you be a miserable person if you were half the man your dad is and the whole world could see it?This little fella is short, unattractive, and a terrible actor. He'd be miserable anywhere.
on January 26,2013 | 05:32PM
false wrote:
He does make a good point about METH, but he is a D O N K E Y
on January 26,2013 | 07:43PM
JPC wrote:
We need to call out Colleen to make him eat his words
on January 26,2013 | 08:03PM
SLA wrote:
Talking about drugs, didn't the Australian actor O'Laughlin who plays McGarrett miss some filming last year while he was dealing with his drug problem? I think most of this new 5 0 crew is miscast and the writing (and acting) is often quite poor. Watch the original series week nights at 7 pm on ch. 11/14, it's much better and fun to see the islands 30-40 years ago.
on January 26,2013 | 08:44PM
nitpikker wrote:
there's a lot of closet racists and jerks here. the only difference is they don't get to go on a national show and voice their opinions! of course the mainland has a lot more of them!
on January 27,2013 | 12:31AM
olomanalady wrote:
Well, I don't think this guy is very bright. He disrespected a place that he will eventually come back to (unless his character is written out). He is welcome to return to L.A with its lovely smog, dirty beaches, rude and shallow people. Aloha!
on January 27,2013 | 06:40AM
Grimbold wrote:
Hawaii would have been a paradise if it would not have been overrun by humans. Too many of us is what has ruined it, and it is now a ratrace with pleasant climate.
on January 27,2013 | 08:26AM
Paloha99 wrote:
on January 27,2013 | 05:20PM
Paloha99 wrote:
This incident will truly test the true spirit of Aloha for the locals. It will be extremely hard for locals to forgive this guy but he'll have to do more than just apologize. Honestly, his comments reflect the type of person that feels he's entitled, and the word "pretentious" comes to mind. His comments do hurt, Hawaii is no different than anywhere else. Does anyone believe that if he or any actor dissed Texas that the citizens of Texas would take it lightly? They got guns there... So for those who say the locals should chill...you need to get a reality check and stop dissing Hawaii even further.
on January 27,2013 | 05:46PM
Anonymous wrote:
Here is the article from Outtakes Online (Honolulu Advertiser) with Caan's heartfelt apology.....I am not one to continue chewing on a guy after he has apologized, but I wonder how heartfelt his apology is when he could not even provide it himself... regardless, here it is in its entirety: “Hawaii Five-0” star Scott Caan said he’s sorry for the derogatory comments about Hawaii that he made on national television Thursday, Jan. 24. Scott Caan. (Courtesy CBS) He sent me an email today through his spokeswoman, who said he was unavailable Friday, Jan. 25, to address the public outcry that followed his appearance on E!’s “Chelsea Lately.” Caan, a Golden Globe nominee for his role as Danny “Danno” Williams on “Five-0,” said he didn’t like living in Hawaii, there’s “a lot of crystal meth” here and that the food “sucks.” But today in an email, he apologized. “I am truly sorry for my comments made on ‘Chelsea Lately,’” Caan said in his message. “Jokes are always a part of late night talk shows, but I’m horrified if I hurt or offended anyone, as that was not my intention. I love Hawaii, I love the people of Hawaii and I apologize.” Cann’s comments during the late night interview were often in response to leading questions by Handler. But he was nonetheless critical of the pace of island living. “Everything is very slow-motion,” he told Handler on her show. “I pick up the cup and they … slowly pick up the cup. Everything is too relaxed for me. I like to hustle and there is no hustle there.”
on January 27,2013 | 06:23PM
lawaianui wrote:
Sorry, I hit enter before I had logged in under my username....here is Scott Caan's apology one more time.... “Hawaii Five-0” star Scott Caan said he’s sorry for the derogatory comments about Hawaii that he made on national television Thursday, Jan. 24. Scott Caan. (Courtesy CBS) He sent me an email today through his spokeswoman, who said he was unavailable Friday, Jan. 25, to address the public outcry that followed his appearance on E!’s “Chelsea Lately.” Caan, a Golden Globe nominee for his role as Danny “Danno” Williams on “Five-0,” said he didn’t like living in Hawaii, there’s “a lot of crystal meth” here and that the food “sucks.” But today in an email, he apologized. “I am truly sorry for my comments made on ‘Chelsea Lately,’” Caan said in his message. “Jokes are always a part of late night talk shows, but I’m horrified if I hurt or offended anyone, as that was not my intention. I love Hawaii, I love the people of Hawaii and I apologize.” Cann’s comments during the late night interview were often in response to leading questions by Handler. But he was nonetheless critical of the pace of island living. “Everything is very slow-motion,” he told Handler on her show. “I pick up the cup and they … slowly pick up the cup. Everything is too relaxed for me. I like to hustle and there is no hustle there.”
on January 27,2013 | 06:26PM
false wrote:
Kudos to Scott Caan for expressing himself earnestly. Too often actors and the Hollywood glitz and glamor lifestyle are all just a veneer. So glad to see someone keepin' it real. We need more of that. The Hawaii paradise image is a also a veneer. We have problems like anywhere else.
on January 28,2013 | 07:15AM
Meleana22 wrote:
Jack Lord and his wife Marie absolutely LOVED Hawaii and both stayed on the islands until their deaths. Seldom have I heard someone say such negative things about Hawaii. I think Caan was just being a wise-guy. I'm from the Mainland and love everything about the Islands except for the traffic in Honolulu. Personally, I think the food in Hawaii is awesome; a mixing of diverse ethnic backgrounds makes the Kau Kau especially tasty.
on February 5,2013 | 01:36PM
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