Story About Alyssa Milano “Disappointed” In Matt Damon Is Filled With Fake Quotes

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Alyssa Milano Disappointed Matt Damon

By Holly Nicol |

Alyssa Milano Disappointed Matt Damon

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A webloid story purporting to have the “exclusive” details behind Alyssa Milano’s reaction to Matt Damon’s comments on sexual misconduct is completely made-up. Gossip Cop is told no one in the actress’s camp spoke to the site about her disappointment with the actor. We can correct this report, which is filled with fake quotes.

Last Thursday, Damon said in an interview with ABC that there’s a “spectrum of behavior” when it comes to sexual misconduct. “There’s a difference between, you know, patting someone on the butt and rape or child molestation, right?” the actor stressed, prompting Milano to respond to Damon’s remarks in a string of tweets posted Friday. She wrote, “I have been a victim of each component of the sexual assault spectrum of which you speak. They all hurt.” The actress and prominent “Me Too” figure added, “We are not outraged because someone grabbed our [butts] in a picture. We are outraged because we were made to feel this was normal.”

In the wake of Milano’s criticism, HollywoodLife sought to capitalize on the news with an “exclusive” article about Damon taking Milano’s response “to heart.” In that story, the website quoted its so-called “source” as saying, “He’s really taken Alyssa’s comments on board, and if more people take offense at what he said then he will definitely come out with an apology.” Gossip Cop, however, quickly busted the outlet’s fake news report, but little than a day later, the often discredited site is unashamedly pushing a second false narrative about Milano’s response to Damon’s comments on sexual misconduct.

“Alyssa Milano is still sadly surprised at Matt Damon’s comments” and “thinks he should have known better,” the aptly nicknamed HollywoodLies writes in its latest concoction. An alleged “insider” tells the website, “How would Matt feel if one of his girls was felt up? Or his wife? [Milano] doesn’t want to get into some crazy feud with Matt though, and in fairness he’s not that kind of guy anyway.” The outlet’s questionable “source” goes on to purport that Milano blames Damon’s controversial opinion on his “male privilege and lack of thinking before speaking.”

If it wasn’t already obvious, the entire story is nothing more than a fabrication. It’s clear Milano is “disappointed” in Damon for his remarks or else she wouldn’t have criticized his comments on Twitter. But more importantly, no one remotely close to either star is feeding the untrustworthy website with this kind of information about Milano and Damon, particularly their innermost thoughts and feelings. And as even the most casual Gossip Cop reader has come to understand, the blog simply pretends to have “sources” and “insiders,” but in actuality, the website manufactures its own quotes and subsequently spreads fake news.

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