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Matt Damon Apologizes for Sexual Midconduct Statements: 'I Should Get in the Backseat & Close My Mouth'

Matt Damon Apologizes for Sexual Midconduct Statements: 'I Should Get in the Backseat & Close My Mouth'

Matt Damon is apologizing for his past comments about sexual harassment and the Me Too movement in Hollywood.

“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 s”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,” Matt previously said about the movement, which caused a ton of controversy.

Today, Matt went on the Today show and responded to his comments.

“I really wish I’d listened a lot more before I weighed in on this,” Matt continued. “I think ultimately what it is for me is I don’t want to further anybody’s pain with anything I do or say, so for that, I’m really sorry. [With] Time’s Up, a lot of those women are my dear friends, and I love them and respect them and support what they’re doing and want to be a part of that change and want to go along for the ride, but I should get in the backseat and close my mouth for a while.”

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  • matthewriddick1

    Too late Matt!

  • Jules

    Good idea dude. Stay put for several years.

  • wearing

    “and want to go along for the ride.” That says everything about what he means.

  • ✮𝒜𝓋𝒶✮

    I’m not even a fan, but I feel bad for Matt. A bunch of witch hunts have changed this world.

  • cafeast

    This bitch always apologizes. Sorry for my racism… Sorry for my misogyny… typical castrated white male. And his face looks like a garden gnome-turned-goblin.

    Go away. You are old, marginally talented and unattractive.

  • MsCarol

    will he FINALLY shut up???????

  • cafeast

    No he won’t.
    He is some white trash from Boston who somehow became wealthy, now he and his ilk will interminably tell us about what we should think, feel, behave and resolve issues.
    It is their duty! They are Hwood bimbos. They matter!

  • Robert

    Thought it was odd he even commented considering his connection to Casey & Ben Affleck and Weinstein.

  • Honeybee

    Smartest thing I have ever heard him say, and about time!

  • 777

    Everyone’s actions now (like donating salaries from WA movies) are pure PR moves. Matt didn’t wait to see what’s happening before he opened his mouth, so that’s how we know it’s what he really thinks.

  • sheigh

    What’s the matter with his brain…it’s suddenly working…he now realizes he has 3 daughters!

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