Tuesday 3 August 2021
The word homophobic has been used
Matt Damon revises his statement
Matt Damon gave an interview that also covered foul language. In doing so, he slips that he has long used an anti-gay expression to insult others. This does not go well with many, a dirty storm breaks out. Now the Hollywood star is defending himself and contradicting himself.
In a recent interview with the Sunday Times, actor Matt Damon said he stopped using the “F-word” in English a few months ago after his daughter explained the problem to him in a written article. It didn’t do that well on social media.
Damon said in the conversation that he made a joke at a dinner party that included an F-word. It was a gag from the movie “Stuck On You” (“Inseparable”), in which he played in 2003. His daughter heard this, and went to her room and wrote “a very long and wonderful letter about why The seriousness of the word,” Damon continued. I said ‘I’m giving up insulting F! ” Understood.” In his childhood and youth, it was customary to use this term, since at that time it had a different meaning.
There was so much mockery and criticism of Damon, especially on Twitter that the 50-year-old must understand, even without an article from his daughter, that the word swearing against homosexuals hurts so many people. That’s why Damon has now stepped up again and written a statement detailing – making things worse for some.
“I don’t use bad words!”
In his statement, quoted by Variety, Damon now claims he has never used the word in a private context: “I have never used the F-word to describe anyone in my private life, and this conversation with my daughter was not a personal conversation. Awakening, I don’t use expletives of any kind. “. However, he explained, “Given that outright hostility toward the LGBTQ+ community remains uncommon, I understand why my statement has led many to assume the worst. To be as clear as possible, I support the LGBTQ+ community.”
After all, Matt Damon is a role model for many, having been one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood for decades. With “The Last Duel” releasing his third film in 2021 this coming October. In Ridley Scott’s historical drama he will be seen alongside his longtime companion Ben Affleck.
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