Matt Damon: 'Bond Is A Misogynist Who Likes Swilling Martinis And Killing People'

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Matt Damon’s obviously going to come down on the side of Jason Bourne over James Bond.

But he doesn’t just want to agree to disagree. He’s got a few home truths he wants to get off his chest too.

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Oh, and who would win in a dust up.

“I like Bourne better than Bond. Bourne has today’s values; Bond has the values of the 1960s,” he told GQ Australia.

“Daniel [Craig]’s Bond has upgraded him and brought him more into the present, but, classically, that character is a misogynist who likes swilling martinis and killing people and not giving a s**t.

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“Whereas Jason Bourne is a serial monogamist - and he’s tortured by the things he’s done and feels empathy and compassion for other people.”

That said, Mr Bourne does kill a fair few bad guys himself.

And as for that scrap?

“Bourne would obviously win in a fight,” he added, definitively.

To judge for yourself, ‘Jason Bourne’, starring Damon and directed by Paul Greengrass, is out across the UK on July 29.

Image credits: Universal/Sony

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