It has been noted that production company and studio Artists Equity, founded and co-owned by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, have disavowed a web video shared on ex-president Donald Trump‘s Truth Social account that features an unauthorized use of a monologue from the Affleck-directed historical sports drama Air.
It is noted that the film is a biographical drama about the origin of Nike’s Air Jordan shoes, which stars Damian Delano Young as NBA legend Michael Jordan and Matt Damon as Nike talent scout Sonny Vaccaro.
After the historic, 37-count indictment on charges related to classified documents and violations of The Espionage Act, Trump shared a video with dramatized scenes of his life and presidency as an inspirational Damon monologue from the film plays as the narration.
Along with the video, Trump included a link to donate to the Trump Save America Joint Fundraising Committee.
The video was pointed out on Twitter by Axios reporter Alex Thompson on Saturday. Thompson also tagged Amazon Studios and Artist’s Equity, and reached out for comment.
The company responded, saying: