‘He’s a Hypocrite Piece of Sh*t’: Matt Damon Reportedly Took Payment in Dollars Instead of Crypto Currency For Promoting Crypto, Distances Himself After Crash

Matthew Paige Damon is a 51-year-old American actor, film producer, and screenwriter. Ranked among Forbes’ most bankable stars, the films in which he has appeared have garnered dollars and praise worldwide. Making him one of the highest-grossing actors of all time. With movies spanning multiple genres and characters, the actor has been through the entirety of the spectrum available. As a result, Matt Damon is loved and praised by viewers worldwide and is backed by a massive loyal fan base.

Matt Damon.
Actor Matt Damon, at an event.

However, Matt Damon has recently been at the center of turmoil. With people trolling the acclaimed actor for his hypocritical actions off camera. Damon was the friendly face at the forefront of the ad campaign promoting Crypto.com, “Fortune Favors the Brave”, which was launched in the United States during the Superbowl.

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Matt Damon deceived viewers?

At the beginning of 2022, actor Matt Damon featured in an advert for Ctypto.com titled ‘Fortune favors the brave.‘ In which he argued that the world was ready to split into two clear factions. Supporters and opponents of cryptocurrencies. He sided with the former and described them as bold people with a nose for it. He further suggested that the others were shortsighted, and did not recognize an investment with a future that would build fortunes almost immediately. The Super Bowl is without a doubt the most watched sporting spectacle of the year in the United States. Quite expectedly, innumerable people viewed and trusted the ad Damon featured in.

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The ad Damon featured in.
Matt Damon in the ‘Fortune favors the brave’ ad campaign, by Crypto.com

With the recent crypto crash, Matt Damon has faced a backlash on social media. Users have even called him a thief, swindler, and scoundrel. People have even assumed he was responsible for inciting investors to lose their life savings by investing them in fraudulent mechanisms. This, in turn, has affected Damon’s long-established reputation as an impeccable, level-headed, and humble person. He has applied a ‘tactical withdrawal’ i.e. he no longer associates himself with the subject. Additionally, limiting his public appearances while he lowers the level of criticism.

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Is the actor to blame, for the crash?

According to reports from a British newspaper, “Crypto.com sought out Damon as an ordinary guy, far removed from technology speculation“. To sell bitcoins to billionaires and technophiles. Regardless, the actor isn’t cleared off of all allegations, as he did not try these tools to cash in on his campaign. even in the cryptocurrency bubble, as he cashed every penny of his campaign with Crypto.com in US dollars, even though he may well have been paid by bitcoin transfer.

Matt Damon in the ad.
Matt Damon features in the ad, for Crypto.com

Matt Damon is not the only celebrity facing the allegations, in the wake of the crypto crash. Other A-listers too have been trolled and blamed for misguiding fans to invest in the volatile digital currency. Snoop Dogg, Ellen DeGeneres, Flea, and Gwyneth Paltrow were among the few celebrities, promoting cryptocurrency investment(s).

Source: Marca

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