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Choice Opponent Matt Damon Takes Heat for Sending Kids to Private School

More recently, Damon -- who grew up in the Boston area but now lives in the Los Angeles area -- has opened a can of worms by recently revealing to the Guardian newspaper that, his love for the public schools notwithstanding, he made other arrangements for his own kids.

"Sending our kids in my family to private school was a big, big, big deal," Damon said in the interview. "And it was a giant family discussion. But it was a circular conversation, really, because ultimately we don't have a choice. I mean, I pay for a private education, and I'm trying to get the one that most matches the public education that I had, but that kind of progressive education no longer exists in the public system."

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  • MuyBienPatricio||

    "That matches the kind of public education I had."

    LOL, sounds like damage control to me.
    He made the decision that he believed was going to be best for his kids. All families should have the opportunity to make that decision Matt. I thought liberals and progressives were all about CHOICE anyways.

  • mad libertarian guy||

    I thought liberals and progressives were all about CHOICE anyways.

    Only when it comes to abortion and being gay.

  • Vincent Milburn||

    Gay people are born that way. They have no choice.

  • Jesus H. Christ||

    I really liked the Bourne films he did. I"m going to have a hard time watching them again. Most of the time, I ignore the politics of celebrities, but the stupid is strong with MATT DAMON.