👇 Below is evidence of Quentin Tarantino's politics and beliefs. Have a read! Or use the links at the bottom to see evidence for a specific topic
In an interview with Bill Maher
There has become a thing that’s gone on it seems like, especially in this last year, where ideology is more important than art. Ideology trumps art. Ideology trumps individual effort. Ideology trumps good. Ideology trumps entertaining.
In an interview with Joe Rogan
The '80s and the '50s were the worst times for movies ever because it was this politically correct time. In the '50s, it was different because it was just society. In the '80s, self-censorship was going on […] It was the rise of political correctness after the '70s, where everything was ‘just go as far as you can’, then all of a sudden everything got watered down […] So I remember I was sitting in Video Archives and I remember saying, ‘I want to do s*** like that when I’m making movies,’ and then one of the guys said, ‘Well, they won’t let you do that, Quentin.’ And my answer was, 'Who’s they? Who are they to tell me what I can and can’t do? At the end of the day, the proof is in the pudding. I never let they stop me - I did what I wanted to do, and by doing what I wanted to do, we changed the '90s.
In an interview in Jimmy Kimmel Live
Well look, I would rather not have been out of my own country against my will for a year. However, if I’m going to be in another country, the country that handled COVID the best is probably the best country to be in.
In a statement to Us Weekly, talking about his suggestion in a 2003 interview that Samantha Geimer welcomed being raped by Roman Polanski when she was 13 in 1977
I want to publicly apologize to Samantha Geimer for my cavalier remarks on “The Howard Stern Show” speculating about her and the crime that was committed against her. Fifteen years later, I realize how wrong I was. Ms. Geimer WAS raped by Roman Polanski. When Howard brought up Polanski, I incorrectly played devil’s advocate in the debate for the sake of being provocative. I didn’t take Ms. Geimer’s feelings into consideration and for that I am truly sorry. So, Ms. Geimer, I was ignorant, and insensitive, and above all, incorrect. I am sorry Samantha.
In an interview with The New York Times about allegations of sexual assault against Harvey Weinstein
I knew enough to do more than I did, there was more to it than just the normal rumors, the normal gossip. It wasn’t secondhand. I knew he did a couple of these thing. I wish I had taken responsibility for what I heard, If I had done the work I should have done then, I would have had to not work with him. […] I’m calling on the other guys who knew more to not be scared. Don’t just give out statements. Vow to do better by our sisters. What was previously accepted is now untenable to anyone of a certain consciousness
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