Kevin Smith to donate future money made from Weinstein Company projects
UPI News Service, 10/19/2017
Kevin Smith vowed recently on his podcast Hollywood Babble-On that he will be donating future residuals made from films produced through Harvey Weinstein.
The director plans on donating the money to non-profit organization Women in Film which helps promote equal opportunities for women in Hollywood following Weinstein's sexual assault scandal that has rocked headlines in recent weeks.
"My entire career is tied up with the man. It's been a weird [expletive] week. I just wanted to make some [expletive] movies, that's it," Smith said on the podcast posted over the weekend.
"That's why I came, that's why I made 'Clerks.' And no [expletive] movie is worth all this. Like, my entire career, [expletive] it, take it. It's wrapped up in something really [expletive] horrible."
"I'm not looking for sympathy. I know it's not my fault, but I didn't [expletive] help. Because I sat out there talking about this man like he was a hero, like he was my friend, like he was my father and [expletive] like that, and he changed my [expletive] life," he continued.
And I showed other people, like, 'You can dream, and you can make stuff, and this man will put it out.' I was singing praises of somebody that I didn't [expletive] know."
Smith also added that if The Weinstein Co. that produced his films falls apart, he will still donate $2,000 per month to Women in Film.
Several women have come forward and stated that Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted them.
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