Matt Damon Says He Stopped Using the ‘F-Slur’ After Daughter Wrote Him a ‘Treatise’ on Why It’s ‘Dangerous’

Matt Damon Says He Stopped Using the ‘F-Slur’ After Daughter Wrote Him a ‘Treatise’ on Why It’s ‘Dangerous’
Matt Damon said in a new interview that he stopped using what his daughter calls “the f-slur for a homosexual” after she wrote him a treatise explaining “how that word is dangerous.”

In an article posted by the Sunday Times, the “Stillwater” actor was discussing “changes in modern masculinity” when he launched into a story about why he stopped using the offensive term, which he says “was commonly used when I was a kid, with a different application.”

“I made a joke, months ago, and got a treatise from my daughter,” Damon told the Times. “She left the table. I said, ‘Come on, that’s a joke! I say it in the movie Stuck on You!’ She went to her room and wrote a very long, beautiful treatise on how that word is dangerous. I said, ‘I retire the f-slur!’ I understood.”

During the interview, Damon also reflected on a
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