Matt Damon admitted he solely only recently stopped utilizing an offensive anti-LGBTQIA+ slur as a result of his daughter advised him it was taboo.
Whereas the “Stillwater” star was speaking about “adjustments in fashionable masculinity” with The Sunday Times, he defined he retired the “F-slur” as a result of it’s not used the identical means as when he “was a child.”
“I made a joke, months in the past, and obtained a treatise from my daughter. She left the desk. I mentioned, ‘Come on, that’s a joke! I say it within the film ‘Caught on You!’” Damon recalled.
“She went to her room and wrote a really lengthy, lovely treatise on how that phrase is harmful. I mentioned, ‘I retire the f-slur!’ I understood.”
It’s unclear which daughter of Damon’s issued the “treatise.” Damon has three daughters, Isabella, 15, Gia, 12, and Stella, 10, with spouse Luciana Barroso. He’s additionally the stepfather to Barroso’s 22-year-old daughter from a earlier marriage.
The “Ford v Ferrari” star, 50, confronted swift backlash on social media for his feedback, with many questioning why he’d even share the story in any respect.
“I wish to know what phrase Matt Damon has changed f****t with,” comic Billy Eichner tweeted.
“why would matt damon freely share that lol,” asked a Twitter consumer.
“Bear in mind when the joke was that Ben Affleck was the dumb one and Matt Damon was the good one?” tweeted another person. “As a result of one is relationship J-Lo and the opposite is spending the yr of our lord Dolly Parton 2021 bragging about how he simply stopped saying ‘f-g.’”
Satirically, Damon additionally acknowledged within the interview that phrases usually get taken out of context, so he’s discovered to “hut the f–okay up extra”.
He simply failed to take action this time.
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