Billy Bob Thornton On Our Obsession With Failure, Reality TV And 'Cupcake Wars' (VIDEO)

July 22, 2014 1:47 PM

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Award-winning actor, director and screenwriter Billy Bob Thornton says we are living in a time where people root against one another. In the above clip from "Oprah's Master Class," Thornton gives reality TV junkies something to chew on.

"We're living in a time that's just become judgmental and everybody wants to see failure," Thornton says. "They want to see people knocked off the hill. You can't have a television show without a competition because they want to see who cries this week and who goes downhill, who gets kicked out."

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