Comedian and newly hired The O'Reilly Factor contributor Adam Carolla has been known to occasionally dip a toe into Hollywood -- he's competed on ABC's Dancing with the Stars and NBC's Celebrity Apprentice, and currently voices the character of Wynchel, a donut cop in Disney's big-budget animated feature, Wreck-It Ralph.
But in a new interview with autos and lifestyle website web2carz.com, the podcast personality insists he has nothing to do with the entertainment industry -- and wouldn't have it any other way.
"I have no connection with Hollywood," Carolla says. "I’m not interested. I don’t care. I’ve called them all hacks a thousand times. I don’t care to go back and work with their untalented, uncreative, narcissistic asses and I don’t give a shit. Feel free to print this in as bold a print as you like."
Carolla, whose political views lean heavily towards the conservative and libertarian, also went on a lengthy tirade about President Barack Obama's first term in office.
"C’mon, 'Hope and Change?' We’re not supposed to hope for anything, we’re supposed to go get stuff. This country is not about hope. Ethiopia is about hope. We’re about manufacturing jobs. Hope is retarded; change is semi-insulting considering we are already the best system in place," Carolla says.
Another conservative, Ann Coulter, recently drew outrage for calling Obama a "retard" on Twitter -- an act for which she would not apologize, later repeating the term.
In the interview, Carolla also shares his views on economics, generalizing from what he's observed with local film and TV production tax-break policies.
"And this whole thing about raising taxes to create a bigger base," he says. "Bullshit, I live in California. Every major production company is fleeing Hollywood to make their films and TV shows in towns where there are tax breaks."
"I drove Bryan Cranston [from Breaking Bad] to the airport. I said, 'Where are you going Bryan?' 'New Mexico. We were supposed to shoot in Riverside, CA but we get a tax break in NM,' he said. And now they’re on, season five? This is my political belief? No, it’s knowledge. By the way, Riverside is going to be bankrupt. Good, Riverside, have fun with your zero dollars collected for Breaking Bad."
Wreck-It Ralph opens in theaters everywhere today.