The Nail in the Coffin
Updated: Feb 10
If you're anything like me, your first reaction may have just been straight up confusion.
(I mean my first reaction to this news.)
Was Matthew Good really guilty of all of these things?! I just couldn't believe it. But then I saw this, posted publicly by an instagram user. Matt's words. I was absolutely disgusted:
Wait a minute here. Let's dissect this.
you are going to listen to me.
This line alone set the tone for me. I was immediately taken aback. Moving on:
THIS IS NOT THE MAN I THOUGHT I KNEW. Caps intended.
For so long, I thought he was a beacon of light and hope. I feel lied to. I feel betrayed. How can he talk to a woman this way? I just... I'm still reeling.
The idea that you have to be tortured to create art is outdated and pathetic.
Art can be created out of love. It can be created out of empowerment.