Manchester By The Sea Director Kenneth Lonergan Defends Casey Affleck After College Journalist Slammed The Oscar Winner In Op-Ed
Kenneth Lonergan is running to Casey Affleck's defense.
As you know, the Oscar winner was met with quite a bit of criticism during awards season due to his past sexual harassment lawsuit — something that college student Connor Aberle from Wesleyan University (where Lonergan attended back in the '80s) was quick to point out in an op-ed for the school's paper, The Argus.
After catching wind of the assistant opinion editor's piece, the Hollywood director responded with his own two cents, slamming the student's "tangle of illogic, misinformation and flat-out slander."
In the article entitled How Wesleyan is Complicit in Affleck's Sexual Misconduct by Endorsing Lonergan "'84," the sophomore student penned: