Matt Damon Strikes: No to Toilets, Yes to Clean Water

Actor and co-founder of Water.org stars in campaign to draw attention to the global water shortage.
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Transcript for Matt Damon Strikes: No to Toilets, Yes to Clean Water
When everybody. Well I'd like to start the press conference today by asking all of you a question. November 19 was world toilet day. It is celebrated. Sorry world toilet day I mean -- -- -- real thing yeah of course -- a real -- in November 19 world toilet that had celebrated. I don't know. I guess they use a toilet or can't help. Money and its world toilet -- it's like a joke really. Anybody have any idea what invention. Has saved more lives than any other in the history of humankind. The toilet. I'm not at all surprised that you -- -- guests -- -- what's even more shocking and it is the catastrophic worldwide lack of clean water and sanitation 780 million people that's twice the population the United States lack access to clean water 2.5. Billion. People lack access to a toilet or basic sanitation and -- people have cell phones that have toilets. For 25 dollars you can give somebody clean water for life 25 bucks I mean sir how much is a bottle water you're drinking how much of that cost. I shop -- this. And so in protest. Of this global tragedy. Until this issue is resolved. And so everybody has access to clean water and sanitation. I. Will not go to the -- Mom. American into the -- -- Going to do you literally like he won't go to the bathroom but he'll go somewhere else like media swimming pool. You're the reporter. You do the math. I don't know what that means I've discovered quick follow up here -- Yeah. -- Not Stillman who you are calling this one and Matt Damon Hill -- please don't do that Carolina that's a real there. -- had to do with anything refuses to answer questions. Yes fine all right it's my real hair lashes out at black reporters got it wrong. -- little guys in my. Guys are guys that toilets Drake it's important RI whose wit made him Matt Matt. Look if you're saying by the strike you'll not be -- -- waste from your body does that mean. Both cock -- MPP because just -- I'm totally with a look. I implore everybody in this room please everybody here today everybody watching at home to just join me saying -- -- toilets. Say yes to clean water and sanitation for all OK that's it. Thanks everybody -- Hey we heard that -- I've -- other. Support -- strike go to strike with me dot org.

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