Matt Damon, an actor and water conservationist, weighed in on the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Mich., Sunday, and put most of the blame on the state's embattled governor.
"At the very least he should resign. At the very least," Damon said of Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder. "Listen, everybody's entitled to a fair trial in the United States of America, but that man should get one. And soon. That's just my personal opinion."
"The Martian" star has made providing clean water to those without it his passion project. In 2009, he merged his nonprofit H2O Africa with Gary White's WaterPartners to form Water.org, an organization dedicated to, according to its website, "break[ing] down the barriers between people and access to safe water and sanitation."
He and White were discussing the Flint situation with The Daily Beast at the Sundance Film Festival while promoting Water.Org's "Buy a Lady a Drink" campaign, a team-up with Stella Artois to raise awareness of the disproportionate number of women (compared to men) without access to clean water.Read more on WashingtonExaminer.com