Kevin Smith, meanwhile, said in his podcast, Hollywood Babble-On, that he didn’t see the side of Weinstein that has become the subject of headlines.
“My entire career is tied up with the man,” he said. “It’s been a weird, f**king week. I just wanted to make some f**king movies, that’s it. That’s why I came, that’s why I made Clerks. And no f**king movie is worth all this. Like, my entire career, f**k it, take it. It’s wrapped up in something really f**king horrible.”
“I’m not looking for sympathy. I know it’s not my fault, but I didn’t f**king 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 sh*t like that, and he changed my f**king life. 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 f**king know.”
The director also vowed to donate all his future residuals from his Weinstein-produced films to the nonprofit organization Women in Film, and to donate $ 2,000 per month to the organization for the rest of his life.
“That feels like a start,” he said.
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