2013, 11 p.m.
- Matrix actor
Laurence Fishburne lauded President Obama and assailed Justice Clarence
Thomas in a recent magazine interview.
heralded Obama for coming to see his Tony award-winning role as Thurgood
Marshall in the play "Thurgood."
The actor described Obama's appearance at a 2010 performance
as a "thrill of a lifetime." He said the president and First Lady Michelle
Obama came to a show after being told by East Wing staffers about what they were
Fishburne, however, noted that, to his knowledge, Thomas, the nation's second black on the high court, did not come
see the play.
"I went to the Supreme Court and watched him work, but he
never returned the favor," he said.