Matt Damon's Controversial Sexual Harassment Comments Get Him Canceled on Twitter

Matt Damon’s Take On The #MeToo Movement Is A Lesson In What Not To Say

Minnie Driver has hit out at her former Good Will Hunting co-star Matt Damon for his comments on the wave of sexual harassment and misconduct allegations now sweeping through Hollywood, after he said that not all allegations carry the same weight and questioned the validity and seriousness of some recent high-profile cases. "And we're going to have to figure out - you know, there's a difference between, you know, patting someone on the butt and rape or child molestation, right?"

"I do believe that there's a spectrum of behavior", Damon said in the interview. Instead, they should recognize that it's "wonderful" that women are empowered, as Damon did, and then simply hand the microphone over to those women, because theirs are the voices that need to be heard right now.

Additionally, Matt said while he doesn't know Louis CK personally, he respected Louis' apology and claimed "we can work with this", because the comedian was willing to own up to his mistakes. Damon said nobody knew how bad his behavior was. I'd go, 'I don't care if it costs $10 million to fight this in court with you for 10 years, you are not taking my name from me. "You know, that we're going to have to correct enough to kind of go, 'Wait a minute".

"I hope that adding my voice to the chorus of those who are finally speaking out will shed light on why it is so hard, and why so many of us have waited so long", Hayek said.

"The Louis C.K. thing, I don't know all the details. These women are all telling the truth.' And I just remember thinking, 'Well, that's the sign of somebody who - well, we can work with that.' What the Hell else are you supposed to do?"

Of course, plenty of others agreed with her. "Ding dong your opinion is wrong", said one, while another wrote "I would rather Matt Damon refrained from commenting on anything other than that terrible looking movie he's promoting".

Weinstein's attorneys Blair Berk and Ben Brafman released a statement to EW earlier in December on behalf of now disgraced former movie mogul in which Weinstein denied all the sexual misconduct allegation. I've never met him.

As a father, he said he anxious but said 'you just have to raise children with, like, self-esteem, because you're not going to be there to make all of their decisions for them'.

He continued, "You know, we see somebody like Al Franken, right?"

Wow, what a bummer, we really wanted to like Matt Damon.

Driver concluded her Twitter rant by stating: "Look, weather (sic) you're joking or not - women being anxious about weather (sic) powerful men in my industry will still give them work if they speak up is part of the bloody problem". It depends what's going on.

Though he's worked with Weinstein several times, Damon said he tried to keep his distance. The other stuff is just kind of shameful and gross, and I just think ...

"I'd go, 'I don't want this out there".

"Ten years ago, you made a claim against me and I had a big movie coming out, okay?"

Damon then rounded things out with an optimistic declaration that's unfortunately all wrong: "With social media, you know, and a Twitter account, you have the same platform as the New York Times now, so there aren't secrets".

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