Colin Farrell: I Was A Suspect In Attempted Murder (VIDEO)
Colin Farrell revealed he was once a suspect in an attempted murder on Thursday’s “Tonight Show.” Check out the video below.
Jimmy Fallon introduced a new game called “True Confessions,” in which he and “True Detectives” co-stars Farrell and Vince Vaughn would have to make confessions about themselves that may or may not be true. Much like “Two Truths and a Lie,” the others would have to guess whether the claim was truthful. And while most of the game was light-hearted, Farrell actually made a surprising revelation.
The actor was the first to go, and announced, “When I was a late teen, I got brought in for questioning as a suspect in an attempted murder.” After a 60-second interrogation, Fallon and Vaughn guessed that Farrell was telling the truth, and he absolutely was. Not surprisingly, the men were shocked.
Farrell revealed that he was brought in for questioning by police in Australia after a photo of the actual suspect in the attempted murder case resembled him. “I was pulled in by the cops and they showed me a photo of the pencil sketch of the guy that had attempted to murder this other gentleman, had beat him up and left him in his own apartment and set the apartment on fire and split, thereby leaving the guy to burn to death,” recalled the star. “[The photo] was me. They said, ‘What do you think about that picture?’ And I went, ‘I think I’m in trouble.”
Farrell went on to admit, “It was terrifying. I was there for about six hours.” Fortunately, he ended up having an alibi that cleared his name. Farrell recalled, “Thankfully, a friend of mine had kept a journal and that particular night at that particular time, we were at a party on the other side of town doing ecstasy.” Well, then! Watch below to how the rest of “True Confessions” played out!