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Discussion in 'Apt Pupil' started by Haunted, May 7, 2014.

  1. Haunted

    Haunted This is my favorite place

  2. skimom2

    skimom2 Just moseyin' through...

    It's a pretty slanted article, but not wholly unexpected. If even half of it's true, it's horrifying. I've never been able to understand parents who put their kids in the position of breadwinner and leave them unprotected at all times.
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  3. Dana Jean

    Dana Jean Beta Tester/Moderator Moderator

    This is just disgusting. Why everyone covers this up and protects these sleazy people makes them just as culpable. We're supposed to give creative rich people a pass on this? I hope this blows the lid of this crap and people are prosecuted. And I don't care who they are.
  4. skimom2

    skimom2 Just moseyin' through...

    No one who abuses or takes advantage of a child deserves any sort of pass. They are scum.
  5. Haunted

    Haunted This is my favorite place

  6. Haunted

    Haunted This is my favorite place

  7. Bryan James

    Bryan James Well-Known Member

    If you've seen a few shows about child actors/celebrities, you know that many parents involved are treating their kids like meat puppets/meal tickets. That usually doesn't end well.

    Just wait:

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  8. Haunted

    Haunted This is my favorite place

    Tell me, what is the deal with the tongue?

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ....I just happen to know a few inmates who would LOVE to take care of the situation...
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  10. HMW

    HMW Well-Known Member

    Not that I know the guy, or anything about him except that he is a very talented director. I just want to point out that these are allegations, nothing else.

    If true, then he can burn for all I care. The key word here being ”if”.
  11. SutterKane

    SutterKane Well-Known Member

    Very true, anybody can be accused of anything, and their are alot of people in the world looking to exploit the rich and famous for their own gain by throwing around false accusations and hoping to get a financial settlement.

    For every Victor Salva, who is a real life scumbag, you have situations where Keanue Reeves was accused of hypnotizing, raping & Impregnating a woman (He had to go to court and get a DNA test to disprove it).

    So it's better to just wait until it goes to court and the facts come out...... Either way, I still liked Apt Pupil
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  12. Tim D.

    Tim D. Well-Known Member

    I have no doubt that the things described in this article happen all the time in Hollywood. But our society today worships at the altar of fame. If a common man is even accused of doing any of the acts described in that article then his life is pretty much ruined. But if you're somebody famous bringing in major bucks for a studio people seem to look the other way.
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  13. HMW

    HMW Well-Known Member

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