Me: mildly disparaging comment about woody allen

A Dozen Very Normal People Who Do Not Follow Me With Accounts Entirely Dedicated To Unsolicited Defenses Of Woody Allen:
He’s made terrible movies and great ones and terrible ones people think are great. But he’s an abusive creep at best, and I think people dedicated to his defense in this manner have suspect motives.
When we learn unsavory things about artists, for some people the immediate mission becomes renewing their own license to enjoy a completely uncomplicated relationship with the artist’s work, and they will ANNOUNCE themselves to people with less selfish priorities.
Maybe CRIMES & MISDEMEANORS, but I’d have to revisit.
You can engage with anyone’s art, no matter how awful. You just have to be prepared to deal with the legacy of the artist, which may be complicated or toxic, and to contend with the ways that that legacy creates valid criticism of the art and how society (and you) engage it.

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