Denzel Washington: The Bible is 'The Answer People Are Looking For ... Give It a Shot'In explaining why the Bible is a best seller year after year, Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington said there is something “tugging” inside of us, “telling us to believe in something,” which is God, and that the Bible provides “the answer people are looking for” even if they do not realize it at first. In an interview about an audio Bible that Denzel Washington and his wife, Pauletta Pearson Washington, had worked on several years ago, CBS reporter Tracy Smith asked, “Why do you two think the Bible is the best seller year after year after year that it is?” Denzel Washington said, “I think that because inside of every one of us, we have something tugging at us, telling us to believe in something, to have faith in something bigger than ourselves. I think that that — that we’re born with that. I think that’s natural, that’s the God in us.” “And some people get misguided as to what it is,” he said, “and they start believing in, you know, playing [Tarot] cards or whatever it is they’re going to believe in.” “But that thing is gnawing at each and every one of us,” said Washington. “We all have that. So we all search, hopefully, and this [the Bible] is a part of that.” “This is actually the answer people are looking for, they just don’t know it,” he said. “Listen to it  Give it a shot, is what I’m saying. Okay?” MORE