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Jameela Jamil slams Quentin Tarantino for casting Emile Hirsch

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

"The Good Place" star has blasted filmmaker for casting in "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood", just two years after the pleaded guilty to misdemeanour assault on a

In 2015, Hirsch pleaded guilty to misdemeanour assault after he choked Daniele Bernfeld, for which the was sentenced to 15 days in jail. His punishment also included USD 4,750 in fines and 50 hours of community service.

labelled the casting as an "intense case of rich white male" privilege.

"Cool. strangled my tiny female best friend until she blacked out at a party in front of dozens of witnesses at Sundance Festival (and was convicted) but Tarantino just cast him in a movie," tweeted alongside a casting announcement for the upcoming film, followed by a middle finger emoji.

"Left her with three years of PTSD and never paid for her treatment, and still hasn't apologised to her. Not today Satan, not today," she added.

Jamil also called out Hirsch for not apologising, along with the rest of those involved in Tarantino's upcoming based on the Manson Family murders.

"has not apologised for this heinous crime. But is re-joining Hollywood's elite. Slow clap to everyone involved in this movie. So many other actors who haven't attacked women to choose from," she wrote.

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First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 13:05 IST