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Matt Damon admits he recently stopped using ‘f-slur,’ thanks to his daughter

Matt Damon admits he recently stopped using 'f-slur,' thanks to his daughter

Not solely are Matt Damon’s daughters roasting his previous roles, however they’re instructing the actor to be a greater individual.

The Stillwater actor stated he stopped saying the homophobic “f-slur” recently, after one in all his 4 daughters criticized his utilization.

“The word that my daughter calls the ‘f-slur for a homosexual’ was commonly used when I was a kid, with a different application,” Damon informed the Sunday Times. “I made a joke, months ago, and got a treatise from my daughter. She left the table. I said, ‘Come on, that’s a joke! I say it in the movie Stuck on You!'”

The 50-year-old stated his daughter “wrote a very long, beautiful treatise on how that word is dangerous. I said, ‘I retire the f-slur!’ I understood.”

The actor, who hails from the Boston space and attended Harvard College, additionally stated the elevated media consideration on celebrities’ feedback may very well be factor, because it’s made him extra cautious with his personal phrases.

“Before it didn’t really matter what I said, because it didn’t make the news,” he continued. “But maybe this shift is a good thing. So I shut the f— up more.”

Damon has additionally recently talked about how his 15-year-old daughter Isabella refuses to watch his acclaimed movie Good Will Searching in case “it might be good.”

“If the reviews come out and they’re terrible, then she’ll watch it. If they come out and they’re good, she’s going to pass… she’s looking for ammunition all the time,” Damon informed E! in one other interview. “She’s like one of the funniest people I’ve ever met. She’s really cool.”

The Oscar winner’s latest admission made lots of people confused about why he selected to share that truth and why he solely recently realized it was fallacious to say the f-slur. Damon has even portrayed LGBTQ+ characters in initiatives like Behind the Candelabra.

“The fact that Matt Damon’s daughter had to explain to him that saying a slur is wrong is insane,” one person tweeted.

Billy Eichner additionally weighed in, asking the true query: “I want to know what word Matt Damon has replaced f****t with.”


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