Oliver Stone slams 'fragile' Hollywood: 'Can't make a film without a sensitivity counselor'

Oliver Stone slams 'fragile' Hollywood: 'Can't make a film without a sensitivity counselor'
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Director Oliver Stone told The New York Times in an interview published Monday that Hollywood has become "too fragile, too sensitive," with the 73-year-old adding, "You can’t make a film without a sensitivity counselor."

The perspective from Stone, who is responsible for "Wall Street," "Born on the Fourth of July" and "JFK," comes ahead of his upcoming memoir, "Chasing the Light."

"Everything has become too fragile, too sensitive. Hollywood now — you can’t make a film without a Covid adviser. You can’t make a film without a sensitivity counselor. It’s ridiculous," Stone told the Times.

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"It’s politically correct [expletive], and it’s not a world I’m anxious to run out into," Stone added. "I’ve never seen it quite mad like this. It’s like an 'Alice in Wonderland' tea party.

Stone, who was one of Hollywood's biggest directors in the 1980s and 1990s, has won three Academy Awards in his career.

Many Hollywood films set for release this summer have been postponed indefinitely or released directly to viewers due to the coronavirus pandemic, with most others that were slated to begin production also being put off.