Twitter Destroys Matt Damon For Latest Comments on Sexual Harassment: ‘SERIOUSLY?’


Matt Damon landed himself in hot water (again) over remarks he made regarding the systemic sexual harassment that has plagued Hollywood.

During an interview with Business Insider, Damon suggested that men who don’t harass women should be praised more.

“We’re in this watershed moment, and it’s great, but I think one thing that’s not being talked about is there are a whole sh*tload of guys — the preponderance of men I’ve worked with — who don’t do this kind of thing and whose lives aren’t going to be affected,” Damon said.

When asked if he would ever work with someone accused of sexual misconduct, he said it would have to be on a “case-by-case basis.”

“That always went into my thinking. I mean, I wouldn’t want to work with somebody who ― life’s too short for that,” he elaborated. “But the question of if somebody had allegations against them, you know, it would be a case-by-case basis. You go, ‘What’s the story here?’

Last week, the actor drew criticism for saying that allegations made against Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) shouldn’t be put in the “same category” as disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein.

“There’s a difference between, you know, patting someone on the butt and rape or child molestation, right?” Damon said. “Both of those behaviors need to be confronted and eradicated, without question, but they shouldn’t be conflated, right?”

Well, Twitter has had enough.

Damon is in the midst of promoting his latest film Downsizing, which is being released this Christmas. Perhaps any press is good press?

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