The New York City Police Department has already called for a boycott of “The Hateful Eight,” the online energy in favor of the boycott continues to intensify on social media, and now the boycott has spread to Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Police Department announced Tuesday that it will join the “Hateful Eight” boycott:
The union representing Los Angeles Police Department officers has joined New York City in its condemnation of Quentin Tarantino, demanding a boycott of the director’s movies following his comments about police brutality.
“We fully support constructive dialogue about how police interact with citizens. But there is no place for inflammatory rhetoric that makes police officers even bigger targets than we already are,” Craig Lally, president of the Los Angeles Police Protective League, said in a statement Tuesday.
“Film director Quentin Tarantino took irresponsibility to a new and completely unacceptable level this past weekend by referring to police as murderers during an anti-police march in New York. He made this statement just four days after a New York police officer was gunned down in the line of duty.
As you can see, the backlash continues to grow against Quentin Tarantino’s hate speech during a weekend anti-police hate rally in New York City. Just days after police officer Randolph Holder was gunned down in Harlem, while standing before a sign that read “Stop Police Terror,” the “Hateful Eight” director said of police officers before a Black Lives Matter-affiliated hate group, “When I see murders, I do not stand by… I have to call a murder a murder, and I have to call the murderers the murderers.”
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