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Elizabethtown theater owner refuses to show "The Butler"

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The owner of MoviePalace in Elizabethtown and Showtime Cinemas in Radcliff refuses to show the movie "Lee Daniel's The Butler" because it has actress Jane Fonda in it.

The movie is about a butler who served eight U.S. presidents.  Fonda plays First Lady Nancy Reagan.

The owner of the theater, Ike Boutwell, is a Korean War veteran who trained pilots during the Vietnam War.

He says Fonda's statements and demonstrations against the Vietnam War caused him to view her as a traitor, and he won't show any movie she's in at his theaters.

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