Jamie Foxx defended Quentin Tarantino Sunday after the director became embroiled in a standoff with cop unions because of some anti-police comments he made.
During the Hollywood Film Awards, Foxx said he had Tarantino’s back.
“Keep telling the truth, keep speaking the truth and don’t worry about none of the haters,” Foxx said.
Tarantino fired up an anti-cop rally in New York when he called police “murderers,” causing several police unions to call for a boycott of all his films. (RELATED: Tarantino Calls Cops Murderers)
“Tarantino has shown through his actions that he is anti-police,” John McNesby, the president of the Philadelphia union, said.
“Mr. Tarantino has made a good living through his films, projecting into society at large violence and respect for criminals; he it turns out also hates cops.” (RELATED: Quentin Tarantino: ‘Obama Is Fantastic’)
Tarantino’s own father said he didn’t agree with his son’s comments, and that he felt it was an “injustice” to call New York cops murderers. (RELATED: Quentin Tarantino Angers More Cops With ‘Murderers’ Comment)