Jeff Goldblum, star of films from Jurassic Park to Thor Ragnarok has long been beloved by the internet for his quirky ways, unique style and charismatic personality.
Now, however, the internet has turned on the actor over his comments on the controversial director Woody Allen.
Goldblum said he would be ‘consider working with’ the director again – even though Allen has been accused of molesting his adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow, when she was a child. Allen denies the charges.
Goldblum, who starred in Allen’s 1977 film Annie Hall spoke about the MeToo movement – saying it was a “very, very positive and long overdue [I] support it wholeheartedly and very seriously, I also admire his body of work. So I would consider working with him again, until I learned something more.”
People tweeted their outrage online at the actor’s statement:
BREAKING: Maybe those ‘JURASSIC WORLD’ movies shouldn’t have brought Jeff Goldblum back :/ pic.twitter.com/7Kq9wXfz8W— Le Cinéphiles (@LeCinephiles) November 8, 2019
I regret to inform you that Jeff Goldblum is no longer cool :-/ pic.twitter.com/tChmU7V91z— Manisha Jha 🥭 (@manishajha_) November 8, 2019
Others explained their own stories about the actor:
re: jeff goldblum. this is my IG caption from when i met him. and while i won't pretend that i was upset by this, i would just like to say that the stories coming out should be believed. what i thought was charming was clearly a pattern of behavior that often got worse. gross pic.twitter.com/jDdHgWbsG4— Chelsea Fagan (@Chelsea_Fagan) November 8, 2019
More as this develops.