Matt Damon on Weinstein: I Only Knew 'He Was an A------'

George Clooney also speaks, plus more on the fallen producer
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 23, 2017 12:45 PM CDT
Updated Oct 23, 2017 1:57 PM CDT

(Newser) – Matt Damon and George Clooney continue to declare they were in the dark when it came to Harvey Weinstein's alleged sexual misdeeds. On Good Morning America Monday to promote Clooney's new film, Suburbicon, in which Damon stars, Damon said, "When people say like, 'Everybody knew,' like, yeah. I knew he was an a------." But, he continued, he had no idea "criminal sexual predation" could possibly be going on. Clooney echoed that, saying Weinstein used to tell him about affairs he was supposedly having with actresses Clooney knew, but Clooney simply didn't believe him. "I didn't really think that they were gonna have affairs with Harvey, quite honestly. And clearly they didn't." Damon said Weinstein was known as a "bully" and "intimidating" and even a "womanizer," but the sexual harassment allegations were not widely known. More, including a "but" to Damon's story:

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