Over 20K Sign Petition to Boot Matt Damon From Movie

Ocean’s 8’s star-studded cast could potentially be down one A-lister. Fox News reports that an online petition with more than 23,000 signatures at the time of this posting is calling for Matt Damon’s cameo in the all-female reboot to be cut. The reason why? Damon’s divisive comments following bombshell allegations of men sexually harassing women in Hollywood. 

The petition cites a recent ABC News interviewwhere Damon describes the allegations as a "spectrum of behavior" and called out the "difference between, you know, patting someone on the butt and rape or child molestation." (Even his ex Minnie Driver felt the need to slap Damon on the wrist for these comments.) The petition also accused Damon of trying to “squash” the reporting that first brought accusations against mogul Harvey Weinstein to light.

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