Yikes: Bruce Lee's Daughter told Quentin Tarantino to stop spreading a false image of her late father
If you guys already watched Quentin Tarantino's latest movie, 'Once Upon A Time In Hollywood', you've probably came across scenes where actor, and martial artist Bruce Lee was depicted to be this arrogant, self-centered person.
The controversial portrayal of his character has reached his daughter, Shannon Lee and let's just say she ain't happy about Tarantino defaming her late father, even going to the extreme of telling him to "shut up" about it.
The 50-year-old actress recently complained about how her father was portrayed in the film, telling The Wrap last month that she felt as if he came out as "an arrogant a**hole who was full of hot air."
In response to this, Tarantino shared his opinion, and said the actor was "kind of an arrogant guy." Of course, that totally added fuel to the fire, and Shannon now told Variety how much she wants Tarantino to stop talking about her father altogether.
"He could shut up about it," she raged. "That would be really nice. Or he could apologise or he could say, 'I don't really know what Bruce Lee was like. I just wrote it for my movie. But that shouldn't be taken as how he really was.'"
Just to give you guys an idea of how much the movie exaggerated Bruce Lee's character, there was a scene where Bruce (played by Mike Moh), boasted about his elite combat skills while on the set of The Green Hornet, and at some point he claimed he would cripple Muhammad Ali, if they were to square off.
He also challenges Brad Pitt's stuntman character Cliff Booth to a physical fight, only to be thrown into a stationary car.
So yeah, definitely not the most humble of actors according to the movie, and Shannon was not afriad to speak up about it.
She said: "I understand they want to make the Brad Pitt character this super bad-a*s who could beat up Bruce Lee, but they didn't need to treat him in the way that white Hollywood did when he was alive."
Mike Moh, who played the character of Bruce Lee, also revealed that he wasn't comfortable with how they made him portray the Hollywood icon.
He told Birth.Movies.Death: "I was so conflicted because he's my hero - Bruce in my mind was literally a god."
We think Tarantino went too far with this one. What do you guys think?