During the interview, the pair opened up about the biography/drama, an R-rated flick that centers on the long-running face of law enforcement, J. Edgar Hoover.
One of the unrelenting questions surrounding the admired and yet feared man zeroes in on his sexuality, a point Leo would rather not expand on, telling, “If I were a betting man, I actually don’t know what I would bet [regarding his sexuality]."
As for Eastwood's thought on the matter, he said, “It’s gonna be for the audience to interpret. It’s not a movie about two gay guys. It’s a movie about how this guy manipulated everybody around him and managed to stay on through nine presidents. I mean, I don’t give a crap if he was gay or not.”