Plenty of massive names in Hollywood can credit score their success to monetary help from Harvey Weinstein, however with the magnitude of allegations towards Weinstein threatening to sink anybody and everybody related to him, a few of these massive names are making an effort to jettison any connection they need to Weinstein. Final month, Kevin Smith introduced that he’ll be donating all future residuals from the films he made with Weinstein’s outdated studio Miramax to Ladies In Movies—a nonprofit that helps feminine filmmakers. Now, impressed by Smith’s try and do one thing constructive, Ben Affleck has introduced that he’ll even be donating his Weinstein Firm and Miramax residuals to charity.
This comes from Selection, which says Affleck has promised the cash to both Movie Unbiased (a nonprofit that helps indie filmmakers) or RAINN (the anti-sexual violence group). He additionally defined that he “simply didn’t need to money any extra checks from the man” and wished to observe Smith’s lead by utilizing the cash for good. In the meantime, Affleck is going through some allegations of his personal, with a number of ladies saying he groped them. He apologized for one of many incidents, and in one other current interview he stated that he’s “taking a look at my very own habits and addressing that and ensuring I’m a part of the answer.”