Quentin Tarantino Denies Claims Kanye Stole ‘Django Unchained’ Plot – Deadline

Quentin Tarantino Straight up the record Kanye WestThe director claims to have stolen the idea for the plot of his Oscar-winning film Django Unchained.

West He made the request in an interview When the two met with Piers Morgan earlier this week to talk about the rapper’s 2005 hit, Morgan told Tarantino of a similar slavery idea. A gold digger Music video.

“There is no truth that Kanye West came up with the idea Django. And then he told me that, and I went, ‘Hey, wow, that’s a really cool idea, I’m going to take Kanye’s idea and make it. Django Unchained Outside of that.” Well that didn’t happen,” Tarantino told Kimmel.

Tarantino admitted, “He is [West] did There’s an idea for a video, and I think it’s for a video A gold digger Video, he will be a slave. The whole thing is a slave story, where he’s a slave, and he sings “Gold Digger.” It was a lot of fun. It was a very funny idea.

Kimmel, “A Funny Slave Video?”

‘It was ironic,” Tarantino clarified. “It’s like a big musical. That is, this slave in rags spares no expense with him and does everything. Then it was part of the pushback.

In the end, the music video for “Gold Digger” didn’t go with the idea West said he had. Django Unchained A 2012 revisionist western about a freed slave (Fox) who teams up with a bounty hunter (Christoph Waltz) to free his wife from slavery.

You can watch Tarantino’s interview with Kimmel above.

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