Woody Harrelson recalls story of ingesting cobra blood cocktail in Thai jungle with Michael J Fox

Award-winning actor Woody Harrelson hailed fellow thespian Michael J Fox as he introduced his friend with an honorary Oscar at the 13th Annual Governors Awards and recalled a night when the pair drank a cobra blood cocktail together in Thailand.
Harrelson captivated the Oscar viewers in Los Angeles revealing how he visited Fox in 1989 whereas the Back to the Future star was filming Casualties of War.
The sixty one yr outdated actor mentioned he was visiting Fox on set someplace in Kanchanaburi including that they went into the jungle where Fox handed someone “like hundreds of baht, which in all probability amounted to about US$16.”
The two actors have been then taken to a venue to look at a fight between a cobra and a mongoose.
“I couldn’t believe it. I look in there and Mike is sitting subsequent to this child with dozens of cobras throughout them ready to strike, no jest. And the kid was toying with these cobras.
“He taunted a bunch of these cobras after which he found the orneriest cobra, grabbed it by the neck, threw it in a cage with mongoose, where I saw the craziest fight I’ve ever seen between any animals, aside from studio executives.
“The mongoose received, they took the snake, tied it by its tail, ran the blood out, half-filled four glasses with cobra blood and half with Thai whiskey.
“Drinking the cobra blood known as ‘becoming brother to the snake.”‘
Both actors checked out each other and then downed the potent cocktail.
Child’s play vomited the bloody drink.
“Mike never may hold his cobra blood. Mike and I drink plenty of things together and he can hold his personal, what can I say, he’s Canadian.”
The Texas-born actor’s tale introduced down the house.
When Fox received on stage to just accept his award he addressed Harrelson’s story by saying, “I love you.”
“We did some injury. We did some harm in the 80s.”
Fox was introduced with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, for his Parkinson’s illness work, and the Michael J. Fox Foundation, which has raised over US$1 billion to discover a remedy for the illness.
Harrelson hailed Fox, who was identified with Parkinson’s Disease in 1991, for turning “a chilling diagnosis right into a brave mission.”
Harrelson added…
“He never asked for the position of Parkinson’s advocate, but it’s his best efficiency. Michael J Fox units the ultimate example of the method to struggle and tips on how to live.”

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