Quentin Tarantino Blames ‘White Supremacy’ For Police Brutality [VIDEO]

Steve Guest Media Reporter
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Quentin Tarantino says he was at an “anti-police brutality rally” because there is a “problem of white supremacy in this country.”

Appearing on MSNBC’s “All In with Chris Hayes” Wednesday, Tarantino claimed that he was “surprised” by the reactions from police unions who called for boycotts of his upcoming movie because “I was under the impression I was an American and that I had First Amendment rights and there was no problem with me going to an anti-police brutality protest and speaking my mind.”

Police unions across the country called for a boycott of Tarantino films due to the director insisting, “When I see murders, I do not stand by. I have to call a murder a murder and I have to call the murderers the murderers.” (RELATED: Quentin Tarantino Calls Cops ‘Murderers’ At Anti-Police Rally)

Tarantino explained that he was at the rally, put on by Rise Up October because he agrees with there messages and “ultimately what I feel is a problem of white supremacy in this country.”

Tarantino suggested, “Just because I was at an anti-police brutality protest doesn’t mean I’m anti-police.”

Insisting the protest was to bring awareness so that police officers “stop shooting unarmed people,”Tarantino explained, “We want justice. But stop shooting unarmed people.”

Tarantino then criticized police officers, “But they don’t want to deal with that. They would rather start arguments with celebrities than examine the concerns put before them by a citizenry that’s lost trust in them.”

Later in the interview, Tarantino slammed police officers around the country insisting, “They are being inflammatory, they’re slandering me. I’m not a cop hater… But that’s the way they attack me, is calling me a cop hater. That’s the way Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who’s on Fox all the time says that I’m putting police in danger for standing up for the rights of unarmed citizens who have been killed by the police.”

“But at the same time,” Tarantino argued, “They say that about anybody who acknowledges that there is a problem in law enforcement in this country right now. Is considered by law enforcement, part of the problem. Whether that be me, or Bill De Blasio, or President Barack Obama.”


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