EXCLUSIVE: 'He gave me the Clint Eastwood flinty stare!' Chainsaw sculptor and reality star Stacy Poitras tells how his famous father-in-law reacted when he asked for permission to marry his daughter
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EXCLUSIVE: ‘He gave me the Clint Eastwood flinty stare!’ Chainsaw sculptor and reality star Stacy Poitras tells how his famous father-in-law reacted when he asked for permission to marry his daughter

Chainsaw artist and reality TV star Stacy Poitras has revealed the nail-biting moment he asked iconic movie hardman Clint Eastwood for his daughter’s hand in marriage. In an exclusive interview with DailyMailTV, Poitras said the Dirty Harry star’s eyes narrowed and he gave his trademark tough-guy stare after he asked the screen legend if he could wed his daughter Alison. ‘He looks at me like this,’ said Poitras squinting his eyes menacingly. ‘You know, the Clint Eastwood look for about, I’d say five seconds. But those five seconds felt like five hours.’ Poitras said Eastwood then told him: ‘You’re gonna have to take that up with her,’ in his famous husky whisper, before the persistent artist shot back: ‘Is that a yes or a no?’ ‘I was thinking, "I’m not f***ing putting up with that bull***t",’ he added. ‘He said, "that’s a yes son". And he shook my hand and I was like, man, that’s awesome, he just called me son. At least he didn’t call me a son of a b***h, he said yes.’ Poitras has spoken for the first time about the memorable moment at a Thanksgiving dinner in Pebble Beach, California almost ten years ago. Chainsaw […]

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