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Quentin Tarantino’s 2003 defense of Roman Polanski rediscovered online ('She Was Down With It')
New York Daily News ^ | Tuesday, February 6, 2018, | Kate Feldman

Posted on 02/06/2018 12:11:26 PM PST by nickcarraway

Amid controversy over Uma Thurman’s near-fatal “Kill Bill” stunt, a 15-year-old interview with Quentin Tarantino went viral online Monday.

The 2003 Howard Stern interview included an almost eight-minute defense of Roman Polanski by the famous director.

“He didn’t rape a 13-year-old. It was statutory rape. It’s not the same thing. He had sex with a minor. That’s not rape. To me, when you use the word rape, you’re talking about violent, throwing them down...it’s like one of the most violent crimes in the world,” Tarantino told the shock jock.

“You can’t throw the word ‘rape’ around. It’s like throwing the word ‘racist’ around. It doesn’t apply to everything people use it for. He was guilty of having sex with a minor.”

Quentin Tarantino regrets Uma Thurman ‘Kill Bill’ stunt In 1977, Polanski was charged with drugging and raping a 13-year-old girl. He later pled down to unlawful sex with a minor. Before sentencing, Polanski fled to Paris and has stayed in France since then.

Co-host Robin Quivers reminded Tarantino that the 13-year-old girl had been fed drugs and alcohol, but he said that didn’t matter.

“She wanted to have it. She dated the guy,” he said.

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Uma Thurman shares footage of ‘Kill Bill’ car crash Quentin Tarantino defended Roman Polanski’s alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl in a rediscovered 2003 interview. Quentin Tarantino defended Roman Polanski’s alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl in a rediscovered 2003 interview. (GETTY IMAGES) Stern countered that a “grown man” has to know that sex with a 13-year-old girl is “wrong,” but Tarantino again disagreed.

“Look, she was down with this,” he said.

If it had been his daughter in the same situation, the director said, “there would be a bullet in Polanski’s head,” but the 13-year-old victim “was down to party with Roman.”

“When did you guys turn into Bill O’Reilly?” Tarantino asked.

O’Reilly was fired from Fox News in April, 13 years after the interview, amid allegations of sexual harassment, abuse and racial discrimination from former female co-workers.

He and the network allegedly paid five women $13 million in settlements and a sixth settlement for a reported $32 million.


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This was not consensual. He tricked her and her mother. He drugged her, and was brutal.
1 posted on 02/06/2018 12:11:27 PM PST by nickcarraway
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“She wanted to have it”

Look children, another falling star.


2 posted on 02/06/2018 12:12:43 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (The remoulade was a trifle tart, but the souflee for dessert more than made up for it.)
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Pedophile defender. But then again he is a hollyweird degenerate.


3 posted on 02/06/2018 12:15:36 PM PST by Okeydoker
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To: nickcarraway
"You can’t throw the word ‘rape’ around. It’s like throwing the word ‘racist’ around."

I guess liberals never overuse the term 'racist'.
4 posted on 02/06/2018 12:16:02 PM PST by Telepathic Intruder
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It’s not like it was rape rape.

Right Whoopi?


5 posted on 02/06/2018 12:19:24 PM PST by MAexile (Bats left, votes rights)
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To: nickcarraway

Sounds like he and Harvey are soulmates.


6 posted on 02/06/2018 12:19:33 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: nickcarraway

Tarantino and his films are pure slime.


7 posted on 02/06/2018 12:24:18 PM PST by SkyDancer ( ~ Just Consider Me A Random Fact Generator ~ Eat Sleep Fly Repeat ~)
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To: nickcarraway

ANYBODY ELSE REMEMBER THIS?


8 posted on 02/06/2018 12:24:45 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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Many are asking----why did Uma Thurman wait 20 years to spill her guts about what happend to her with Tarantino and Winestein.

It's b/c Hillary was milling around back then, destroying women left and right....any female who dared to speak out about her husband's sexual activities was Hillary's target.

This made many women frightened to speak out...they were in the same boat as Bill Clinon's victims.

So we can rightfully conclude, as Linda Tripp said......

>....because Clinton was given a pass, he and his vengeful wife made possible the atrocities we are hearing about so many years later.

9 posted on 02/06/2018 12:25:53 PM PST by Liz (Our side has 8 Trillion bullets; the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.)
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To: nickcarraway

#HeKnewToo


10 posted on 02/06/2018 12:26:22 PM PST by EdnaMode
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“He didn’t rape a 13-year-old. It was statutory rape. It’s not the same thing. He had sex with a minor. That’s not rape. To me, when you use the word rape, you’re talking about violent, throwing them down...it’s like one of the most violent crimes in the world,” Tarantino told the shock jock.

Just like Whoopie's opinion... it wasn't rape rape. The fact that he drugged her and poured alcohol into her had nothing to do with it. A 13-year old is basically a child.

11 posted on 02/06/2018 12:34:15 PM PST by Rummyfan (In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel.)
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Quetin Taratino is a high school dropout. I know education takes a lot of hits on this site, but when your education in life is learned in a video store or a B movie Hollywood movie theater, your moral compass is going to take a downward turn.


12 posted on 02/06/2018 12:35:45 PM PST by skinndogNN
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Mark Steyn said it was Rape x 3 -—”RAPE - RAPE - RAPE” -—because of the the


13 posted on 02/06/2018 12:46:27 PM PST by Mrs. Don-o
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To: Okeydoker

I remember reading a few years ago Tarantino saying he was going to retire which I thought was strange being that the guy always seemed to be this movie fanatic. Now I’m thinking he probably knew what was coming. He’s finished now, he’s just admitted to supporting a pedo.


14 posted on 02/06/2018 12:58:53 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (The remoulade was a trifle tart, but the souflee for dessert more than made up for it.)
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Yeah. I’ll never forget his contribution to the BLM debate. SYing that cops in ‘70’s TV shows rarely used their guns. They just arrested people after a little tussle.


15 posted on 02/06/2018 1:00:47 PM PST by gundog (Hail to the Chief, bitches.)
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Quetin Taratino is a high school dropout.

Actually, a person's moral compass is formed before high school.

Institutions of higher learning have been fighting to train Christian values out of young people and promoting libertine values for 50 years. Now they're freaking out over the fruits of their labors.

16 posted on 02/06/2018 1:01:55 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (President Trump divides Americans . . . from anti-Americans.)
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Tarantino per article: "She was down with it."

Nothing says moronic as well as a pseudo "hip" wealthy white person adopting ghetto lingo. Tarantino, you are rich a white man. High time you grew up and talked and acted like one.
 

17 posted on 02/06/2018 1:07:02 PM PST by Governor Dinwiddie (CNN is fake news.)
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uma thurman crash from instagram on youtube here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFcX1k41jfk

appears that she was not wearing a 4 point harness. she loses control of the convertible at 40 mph on a curve and then hits her head on the passenger side visor, dislodging the visor. after the car stops she reclines and holds her head in obvious pain.

i agree with one of the comments that there is no excuse for injuring the acting talent.


18 posted on 02/06/2018 1:14:33 PM PST by SteveH
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To: nickcarraway

She told him “no” and he kept going. She was 13. That’s rape. Hollywood women are now calling being groped “sexual assault” while they defend this child rapist.


19 posted on 02/06/2018 1:18:11 PM PST by Sans-Culotte (Time to get the US out of the UN and the UN out of the US!)
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Where is the dead director storage?


20 posted on 02/06/2018 2:16:06 PM PST by over3Owithabrain
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