Robert De Niro appeared on the Today Show to discuss his baby, The Tribeca Film Festival, that is now is celebrating its 15th year.
De Niro and producer Jane Rosenthal, both cofounders of the popular film festival, commented on the decision to pull the anti-vaccination film “Vaxxed” from this year’s lineup.
De Niro says, “I think the movie is something that people should see,” and he questions statistics on vaccine-preventable diseases.
Forbes is attempting to publicly shame acting legend, Robert De Niro in an effort to get him pull the pull on “Vaxxed,” a film about the possible link between vaccines and autism, slated to premier at his Tribeca Film Festival.
The Forbes hit piece, titled, “Robert DeNiro [sic] Just Broke My Heart,” claims De Niro has “destroyed his legacy by choosing to feature a film that will only bring great harm to millions of families, a film that harms public understanding of autism and autistic people by misleading the public about vaccines.”
As long as I can remember, I have loved Robert DeNiro. Certainly, most of his films weren’t appropriate for me to watch as a child, but my dad enjoyed his films and I’d therefore often see him on TV even before I came to appreciate his movies on my own. Continue reading