Did you guys know that some people dislike the Kardashians? I know! It’s crazy, right? How could people who are famous for just pretty much being famous, have so many detractors? Well, you can now add Jeremy Renner to that ever-growing list that also includes famous actors Jon Hamm, Jonah Hill and others.
While speaking quite candidly to the UK’s Guardian, Renner put it plain when the infamous K-word was brought up. “Oh, all those ridiculous people with zero talent who spend their lives making sure everyone knows their name. Those stupid, stupid people.” Hey man, tell us how you really feel!
But if you think Renner’s taking an unpopular opinion (considering the sisters K, especially Kim Kardashian, have created a multi-million dollar brand enterprises off of their name alone), you’d be remiss. In fact, Renner is now one of several actors who have come out against the K-dashes. Remember when Jon Hamm came out against reality television earlier this year in the pages of Elle Magazine? After explaining that reality-tv-superstardom “doesn’t make any sense” to him, he went on to say that “Whether it’s Paris Hilton or Kim Kardashian or whoever, stupidity is certainly celebrated … Being a f***ing idiot is a valuable commodity in this culture because you’re rewarded significantly.”
But it wasn’t just Hamm who felt the need to question them, as Jonah Hill echoed similar sentiments to the Huffington Post in December, stating “The fact that the Kardashians could be more popular than a show like Mad Men is disgusting. It’s super disgusting to be a part of that culture.”
Perhaps the most vitriol-laced rant came from Mr. Bon himself, aka Daniel Craig, who spoke with GQ in January and went on a real tirade against the family. “Look at the Kardashians, they are worth millions. Millions! I don’t think they were that badly off to begin with but now look at them. … You see that and you think, ‘What, you mean all I have to do is behave like a f***ing idiot on television and then you’ll pay me millions?’ I’m not judging it. Well, I am, obviously.”
It seems that all this judgment comes with a price, though, as Kim has stated before that she finds such remarks “careless” given the work (“runs their own businesses, is a part of a successful TV show, produces, writes, designs, and creates”) her family does to keep that level of fame and notoriety. No word yet on if Kim wants to go tête à tête with The Bourne Legacy star over his comments. Let’s hope she doesn’t, for everyone’s sake.
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