Timothée Chalamet rejects woody Allen, donates salary to time’s up

    Timothée Chalamet denounces Woody Allen and donates his film salary to Time’s Up and other charities, marking a significant stance in the #MeToo movement.

    Timothée Chalamet (Source: The Hollywood Reporter)

    Timothée Chalamet (Source: The Hollywood Reporter)

    As reported by The Guardian, in a landmark move, Timothée Chalamet, the rising star of 'Call Me By Your Name', has publicly distanced himself from Woody Allen. In an era where silence is no longer golden, Chalamet makes a thunderous statement by donating his salary from Allen’s A Rainy Day in New York to the Time’s Up initiative, alongside other charities.

    Timothée Chalamet and Taylor Russell (Source: Vanity Fair)

    At only 22, Chalamet wore a Time’s Up pin to the Golden Globes, symbolizing more than just a fashion statement. His decision comes amid the rekindled allegations of sexual abuse against Allen by his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow, sparking a renewed debate in Hollywood.

    Timothee Chalamet (Source: Page Six)

    Chalamet's evasive response to Christiane Amanpour on CNN regarding his qualms about working with Allen indicated a brewing storm. “What I say is only going to anger people,” he said, signaling a hesitance to delve into the controversy. However, his Instagram post broke the silence: “I am learning that a good role isn’t the only criteria for accepting a job,” he stated, underlining a significant shift in his perspective towards choosing film roles.

    Chalamet's decision echoes the actions of co-star Rebecca Hall and other prominent actors like Mira Sorvino and Greta Gerwig, who have expressed regret over working with Allen. Hall’s poignant admission, “My actions have made another woman feel silenced and dismissed,” highlights a growing consciousness among actors about their role in perpetuating or challenging the status quo.

    "I want to be worthy of standing shoulder to shoulder with the brave artists..." Chalamet’s bold proclamation on Instagram marks a pivotal moment in his career and the larger Hollywood landscape. His commitment to being part of a movement “intent on ending injustice, inequality and above all, silence,” is not just about donating his salary but about taking a stand for what he believes is right.

    Chalamet’s action is not just a personal decision, but a symbol of a changing tide in Hollywood, where accountability and social justice are becoming as crucial as talent and fame. As the young actor navigates his rising career, his decision to support Time’s Up is a defining moment, signaling a new era of conscientious artistry in the entertainment industry.

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