Quentin Tarantino vowed, as a child, never to give his fortune to his mother – .

Quentin Tarantino vowed, as a child, never to give his fortune to his mother – .

Quentin Tarantino on a red carpet

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Today we have learned Director Quentin Tarantino is a man who can hold a grudge, after the 58-year-old revealed that as a child, he had sworn to himself never to give his mother a “cent” of his future fortune after she had depreciated his writings.

In an interview with Brian Koppelman for the Billion from the creator Podcast The moment, the Pulp Fiction The director remembers when his mother, Connie Zastoupil, ended up dropping off young Tarantino’s list of “people who will get my money when I’m rich and famous.”

The 12-year-old tended to write screenplays in school instead of essays, which caused some heat from his teachers.. In an appropriate rebuke about his child’s academic performance, Tarantino remembers his mother mocking his early writings, saying: you do? This shit is over.

Commemorating his last moment of annoyance, he said, “When she said that to me in that sarcastic way, I was in my head and I was like, ‘Okay., ma’am, when I become a successful writer, you will never see a penny of my success. There will be no home for you. There’s no vacation for you, no Elvis Cadillac for mom. You don’t get anything. Because you said that. ‘”That’s right, Connie, you got none of that $ 425 million Djano unleashed cash, or your share of Once upon a time … in Hollywood $ 370 million, or Inglorious Basterds $ 320 million.

A child of his word, Tarantino stuck to his vow, telling Koppelman, ” Yes. Yes. I helped her with a jam with the IRS. But no house. No Cadillac, no house.

Within this story is an uplifting account of the depreciation of the passions of young children, especially when those children are Quentin Tarantino.

“There are consequences for your words when dealing with your children. Remember that there are consequences for your sarcasm about what is important to them.


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