Obama says Sony made a mistake in pulling 'The Interview'

  • President Barack Obama on Friday, December 20, strongly criticizedSony Pictures for pulling therelease of a controversial movie, The Interview, after a cyberattack from North Korean-supported hackers, according to media reports. The movie is about the assassination of Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader. The president mentioned in his comment that the company at least should have asked him before coming to this decision.

    He exhorted the entire entertainment industry not to submit to self-censorship.