“They torture the sh– out of people in this movie, don’t they? Everyone is chained to something.”
That’s how the man who actually shot and killed Osama bin Laden reacted when he saw Zero Dark Thirty, Kathryn Bigelow’s Best Picture-nominated film about the search for al Qaeda’s founder. The shooter is the subject of a lengthy new profile in Esquire that explores how he’s adjusting to civilian life after leaving SEAL Team 6 — despite receiving no pension, healthcare, or extra protection for his family from the U.S. government or the military.
The whole thing, obviously, is worth reading. But naturally, we were most interested in what the shooter had to say about the “little stuff” Zero Dark Thirty got wrong — including: