August 10, 2013

Matt Damon and Barack Obama aren't BFFs anymore, at least according to Matt Damon.

"He broke up with me," the "Elysium" star said. "There are a lot of things that I really question, you know, the legality of the drone strikes, and these NSA revelations they’re...you know, it’s like they’re... Jimmy Carter came out and said we don’t live in a democracy. That’s, that’s a little, a little intense when an ex-president says that. So, you know, he’s got some... some explaining to do, particularly for a constitutional law professor."

Damon also ripped into Florida's legal system, the "Stand Your Ground" legislation and blasting George Zimmerman and the verdict in the trial over the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. "We have a police force for that, we should leave the novices at home," he said.

Damon also spoke with TMZ this week, and said that he has no desire to run for political office:

"Damon is a super political guy -- he's been heavily involved with the Democratic party for a while (though he's been railing pretty hard against President Obama for the past year).

But despite his strong political opinions, Damon says politics just ain't for him -- and as he left Madeo in Beverly Hills last night, MD told us he'd rather just stick with his day job."

This will be disappointing news to many, including Michael Moore, who once said his ideal presidential candidate would be Matt Damon.

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