Los Angeles (February 07, 2018): An American film director, actor and writer Quentin Tarantino has confessed that Uma Thurman’s car crash on the set of Kill Bill as “the biggest regret of my life”.
The director said he had not considered the driving shot on Mexico set to be a stunt at the time before Thurman lost control of the Karmann Ghia and crashed into a palm tree.He told US trade website Deadline: “I am guilty, for putting her in that car, but not the way that people are saying I am guilty of it. “It’s the biggest regret of my life, getting her to do that stunt.”
The director was responding to a piece in the New York Times in which Thurman alleged she was sexually assaulted by Harvey Weinstein.
Thurman also said she suffered a car crash during the shooting of Kill Bill, on which Weinstein was an executive producer, and footage from the crash accompanied the story.Recalling the moment of the crash, he said: “Watching her fight for the wheel . . . remembering me hammering about how it was safe and she could do it.
The story of the crash accompanied allegations made by Thurman that she was sexually assaulted by Weinstein at the Savoy Hotel in London.