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Matt Damon: ‘I will not go to the bathroom’ in an effort to draw attention to worldwide water..
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Posted on 02/13/2013 6:43:15 AM PST by Sub-Driver

Matt Damon: ‘I will not go to the bathroom’ in an effort to draw attention to worldwide water crisis

‘The Rainmaker’ actor gets down and dirty by pledging to hold off from using the bathroom until the problem is resolved.

By Zayda Rivera / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 5:48 PM

Matt Damon is on an extended bathroom break.

"The Rainmaker" star declares he will not go No. 1 or 2 until everyone in this world has access to clean water and sanitation.

"In protest of this global tragedy, until this issue is resolved, until everybody has access to clean water and sanitation, I will not go to the bathroom," the actor professed in a comedic video intended to shed light on the 2.5 billion people around the world who lack access to these essential elements.

In an effort to draw attention to this serious issue, Damon approached it in a funny way, hoping the video will go viral and get a conversation started.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


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Well ok.........
1 posted on 02/13/2013 6:43:19 AM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Doubtless a reaction to Rubio’s wasteful, untimely, atrocious sip.


2 posted on 02/13/2013 6:45:07 AM PST by Fester Chugabrew (double trouble, here we come)
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To: Fester Chugabrew

Feh.

Rubio did just fine.


3 posted on 02/13/2013 6:46:41 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Sub-Driver
Hey Matt, how did your latest flick Promised Land do? It was in-and-out of theaters faster than lightning.
4 posted on 02/13/2013 6:46:52 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Sub-Driver

I can’t help but think of the scene from Me Myself and Irene where Charlie goes in the neighbor’s house to get the newspaper then walks back out and squats to take a dump on the lawn.


5 posted on 02/13/2013 6:46:56 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Celebrities don’t need to relieve themselves in the standard fashion, as they spew it out of their mouths via the airwaves.


6 posted on 02/13/2013 6:46:56 AM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Sub-Driver

He’ll get uromicitisis!
- Seinfeld


7 posted on 02/13/2013 6:47:39 AM PST by Chad N. Freud (FR is the modern equivalent of the Committees of Correspondence. Let other analogies arise.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Just when you thought the Hollywood elite couldn’t look any more stupid or ridiculous, enter stage left, Matt Damon.


8 posted on 02/13/2013 6:47:39 AM PST by mort56
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To: Sub-Driver
Well... that "DEPENDS"

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9 posted on 02/13/2013 6:48:08 AM PST by justlittleoleme
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To: Sub-Driver

He’s so full of s**t.


10 posted on 02/13/2013 6:50:07 AM PST by Ouchthatonehurt
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To: Sub-Driver

Well, we always knew he was full of it........


11 posted on 02/13/2013 6:50:20 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: Sub-Driver

Somebody get that man a cork and a clothes pin.


12 posted on 02/13/2013 6:50:29 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Sub-Driver

Having just watched a relative waste away without being able to drink water or eat, I suggest he has about six days. My aunt lasted ten. She was a strong, hard working woman in her 90’s. so I figure he is about half as good as her.


13 posted on 02/13/2013 6:51:12 AM PST by Vermont Lt (Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?)
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To: Sub-Driver
Okay. Now, normally, I would think, great satire. Using humor to bring attention to a situation.

But we ARE talking about a member of the Film Actor's Guild so-o-o-o-o....

I'll reserve judgement.

14 posted on 02/13/2013 6:51:35 AM PST by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Te?xas Eagle)
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To: Ouchthatonehurt

He’s afraid he’d find Sheryl Crowe in there.


15 posted on 02/13/2013 6:51:50 AM PST by DIRTYSECRET
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To: Sub-Driver

I’ve always thought of him as full of s__t. Little did I know that I was speaking literally.


16 posted on 02/13/2013 6:52:47 AM PST by IronJack (=)
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To: Sub-Driver

17 posted on 02/13/2013 6:53:14 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (Cogito, ergo armatum sum.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I will believe it when he is fined for defecating in his backyard


18 posted on 02/13/2013 6:54:36 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Sub-Driver
‘I will not go to the bathroom’

does Matt Moron **** in the woods?

is the Pope resigning?

19 posted on 02/13/2013 6:55:21 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I’ve got a challenge for him.

If he truly wants to help, I challenge him to pledge every dime he makes to improving conditions around the world. I’ll allow him say $35,000 for his own personal living expenses and I’ll allow him his travel expenses. Aside from that, no multi million dollar mansions, no expensive cars, or staff.


20 posted on 02/13/2013 6:55:31 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Sub-Driver

So he’ll pee on the sidewalk instead of the bathroom. In less than a minute I will forget who he is.


21 posted on 02/13/2013 6:55:42 AM PST by jughandle
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To: Sub-Driver

I thought he did this already.

He seems to have been full of sh!t for a long time already.


22 posted on 02/13/2013 6:56:32 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: Sub-Driver

1. Totally coincidental that he has a new film coming out, that just happens to be mentioned in passing in the press release for thins bonehead publicity stunt.

But it’s a perfect epitome of everything libs do:

2. If he were serious, then it is *stupid* to attempt, *dangerous* to try, and *impossible* to achieve.

3. And if it is just a “comedic” statement, as they claim, then it is incredibly *insensitive and insulting* to the very people he claims to care about.

It’s like a Hollywood star saying “I won’t drink any more champagne until all the poor people in Africa have clean drinking water. Ha-ha! Gotcha! Of course I’m going to continue to drink champagne! Lots of it — the good stuff, too! Got your attention, huh? Look at me!”

Reaction of the poor people in Africa: “WTF?”


23 posted on 02/13/2013 6:56:46 AM PST by Chad N. Freud (FR is the modern equivalent of the Committees of Correspondence. Let other analogies arise.)
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To: Sub-Driver

24 posted on 02/13/2013 6:59:28 AM PST by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: andy58-in-nh

Bwahahaha!

“Maaatt Daaay-mun”


25 posted on 02/13/2013 7:00:49 AM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind.)
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To: Chad N. Freud

http://www.docstoc.com/docs/10685179/Sam-Kinison-on-world-hunger

Warning—some vulgar language


26 posted on 02/13/2013 7:00:49 AM PST by LexRex in TN ("A republic, if you can keep it.......")
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To: andy58-in-nh

The Film Actor Guild was the first thing I thought of when reading the headline.


27 posted on 02/13/2013 7:01:38 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Chad N. Freud

There are those who do and those who talk about doing.

Damon is a talker.

Evil conservative rock star Dave Mustaine actually pays for crews to go to remote parts of Africa and drill wells for remote villages. He asks for donations from fans but doesn’t get publicists to issue press releases about it. Instead he just does it and moves on with his own life.


28 posted on 02/13/2013 7:04:21 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Sub-Driver

” ... until everybody has access to clean water and sanitation, I will not go to the bathroom,” the actor professed in a comedic video ... “

Silly, silly boy—this may be the global warming tipping point causing asterrhoids around Uranus ...
I will recommend to him a Victorian book authored by an Englishman (and China specialist):
“Yellow River” by I.P. Freely, Earl of Essex, Phd, FOB, PDQ, FUBAR?

It’s a shame we can’t award titles for our entertainers. Matt is frivolous enough to be dubbed a knight, or at least awarded a garter.


29 posted on 02/13/2013 7:05:50 AM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Matt Damon is behaving as a little boy holding his breath in a fit of rage to force Mommie to give in and give the widdow-bwitty boy what he wee-wee, weewe wants.

Grow up Matt, sh_t happens!


30 posted on 02/13/2013 7:07:02 AM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Commune Obama"care" violates Anti-Trust Law s, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Sub-Driver
There used to be an old joke about a two-headed swamp creature called a “crocagator.” The crocagator would be described as “very mean” and having an alligator’s head on one end of its body and a crocodile's head on the other end. When the listener finally asked how the animal could defecate with a head where its tail should be, the punchline was: “That's what makes him so mean.”
31 posted on 02/13/2013 7:07:41 AM PST by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Here ya go, Matt:

Good luck ....

32 posted on 02/13/2013 7:08:23 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Sounds like Oscar Wilde’s definition of a horse: “Dangerous on both ends and uncomfortable in the middle.”


33 posted on 02/13/2013 7:10:55 AM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Sub-Driver

And I thought he couldn’t be any more full of sh@t than he already was...


34 posted on 02/13/2013 7:13:19 AM PST by pgkdan ( "Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not." ~Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Rummyfan

” hoping the video will go viral “

Yeah, unlike Promised Land...


35 posted on 02/13/2013 7:16:12 AM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR: Now, More Than Ever.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Well that does it!!! There is NO WAY I will ever allow Matt Damon in my house. What if he has an “accident”?


36 posted on 02/13/2013 7:17:36 AM PST by immadashell
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To: Sub-Driver

Who knew that his highest goal in life was to become a colostomy bag.


37 posted on 02/13/2013 7:24:49 AM PST by fattigermaster (When tigers hunt, the jackals profit...when tigers sleep, the jackals rule.)
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To: Sub-Driver

He and Lady Ca-Ca would make a nice couple. Together, they could be “Pee-pee Ca-ca”.


38 posted on 02/13/2013 7:25:40 AM PST by equaviator (What difference does it make?)
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To: equaviator

...or “Ca-ca Pee-pee”. If they had a bably together, they could call it “Baby Ca-ca Pee-pee Boom-boom”.


39 posted on 02/13/2013 7:28:18 AM PST by equaviator (What difference does it make?)
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To: Sub-Driver
Theatrical run

"Promised Land" had a limited release on December 28, 2012, making it eligible for the 85th Academy Awards.[19] The film was released in 25 theaters and grossed an estimated $53,000 on its first day, a "sobering" average of $2,120.[20] For the opening weekend, Promised Land grossed an estimated $190,000. Box Office Mojo reported before the film's wide release the following week, "It's unlikely that it will be able to pull many people away from the various other appealing options in theaters right now."[21] Promised Land expanded to 1,676 theaters on January 4, 2013. It grossed $4.3 million over the weekend, which the Los Angeles Times judged as "a bad start" even with its $15 million budget. According to CinemaScore, audiences gave the film a "B" grade. The Times said the grade and "middling reviews" indicated the film was unlikely to be a success.[22] As of January 24, the film has grossed $7.597 million.[23]

The film is scheduled to have its international premiere at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival in February 2013.[24]

Critical reception

Reviews of the film have been mixed. The Los Angeles Times reported that most critics felt that Promised Land did not reach its full potential.[25] Rotten Tomatoes reported an average rating of 5.8 out of 10 among 105 reviews. Based on the reviews, it gave the film a score of 50%.[26] Metacritic gave the film a score of 54 out of 100 based on 32 reviews.[27] New York Times film critic A.O. Scott praised Promised Land as a film that "works" mainly "by putting character ahead of story" and by "inviting the actors to be warm, funny and prickly".[28] Liam Lacey of the Toronto Globe and Mail is critical of the film: "Apart from its warm, gentle tone, much about Promised Land simply isn’t good, especially the inconsistencies in the screenplay. After the mood-setting first half, things start to unravel."[29]

40 posted on 02/13/2013 7:29:16 AM PST by pabianice (washington, dc ..)
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To: Sub-Driver

In the classic struggle between the brain and heart versus the asshole, the asshole always wins; or didn’t you know that already Damon?


41 posted on 02/13/2013 7:29:25 AM PST by WhiskeyX
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To: Vermont Lt

Prayers and comfort to you.


42 posted on 02/13/2013 7:34:38 AM PST by Lazamataz (Republicans have the same policies as the Democrats, except for the part where they win elections.)
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43 posted on 02/13/2013 7:48:42 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas exercitus gerit ;-{)
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To: Sub-Driver
Absolutely Fabulous!

Saffie: Get through? Mum, you've absolved yourself of responsibility. You live from self-induced crisis to self-induced crisis. Someone does your hair, someone chooses what you wear, someone does your brain, someone tells you what to eat and three times a week someone sticks a hose up your bum and flushes it all out of you.

Eddie: Oh. OH... It's called colonic irrigation, darling. It's not to be sniffed at.

Saffie: Why can't you just go to the toilet like normal people?

Eddie: Is that what you really want me to be, darling? NORMAL? Some boring, old, normal, old, toilet goer, huh? HMM? "Where is mommy?" "She's on the TOILET." "But I want to go somewhere interesting and meet exciting people". "Well, she can't take you while she's on the bloody TOILET". Why, anybody can go to the toilet, darling, these days.

44 posted on 02/13/2013 7:50:02 AM PST by Casie (Chuck Norris 2016)
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To: Sub-Driver

This idea has great potential! Maybe the politicians woulkd care to adopt this strategy too? Just think of the (explosive) possibilities!?


45 posted on 02/13/2013 7:50:57 AM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: Sub-Driver

Any one taking bets on how long before he explodes LOL


46 posted on 02/13/2013 7:51:39 AM PST by molson209
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To: Sub-Driver

This idea has great potential! Maybe the politicians woulkd care to adopt this strategy too? Just think of the (explosive) possibilities!? And it wouldn’t take long, either, considering how full of it some of the politicos already are...


47 posted on 02/13/2013 7:53:06 AM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: Casie

ABFAB eh? colonic irrigation, eh?
my wife likes that show...

on a related note...QE 2 has been on the throne over 60 years and when asked, responded “ ...we are not amused”


48 posted on 02/13/2013 8:04:16 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Sub-Driver
The Rainmaker" star declares he will not go No. 1 or 2 until everyone in this world has access to clean water and sanitation. "Ha! Ha!...You so funny!!!"
49 posted on 02/13/2013 8:16:10 AM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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Uh, maybe it might be better to change your threat, Matt. Perhaps holding your breath until you turn blue might be better for you. I KNOW it will be better for us.

What's that ole joke, Mattie boy? It's better to be a smart fellar than to be a fart smeller. From what you say, you're kinda stupid, aren't you?
50 posted on 02/13/2013 8:39:24 AM PST by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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