EXCLUSIVE: "Spartacus" stars visit troops in Kuwait

By TheCelebrityCafe.com,

The cast of "Spartacus" visited U.S. troops serving in the Middle East recently. The visit was part of their first USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tour.

spartacusLiam McIntyre (Spartacus), Manu Bennet (Crixus), Ellen Hollman (Saxa) and Viva Bianca (Ilithyia) learned first-hand about military life at an overseas base. The actors from the hit Starz drama have visited more than 1,600 men and women servicemembers at six bases in Kuwait.

“This trip has been amazing for all of us," said McIntrye. "The men and women we met, who put their lives on the line everyday, are an amazing group of people. Being able to share my first USO tour experience with my cast mates makes it even more memorable. I know I speak for us all when I say ‘thank you’ to the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces for keeping us safe and for all that you do.”

The final season, "Spartacus: War of the Damned" premieres January 25, 2013 on Starz.

The USO is a private non-profit that provides entertainment and support to U.S. military members and their families around the world.

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