Daniel Craig says his kids won't get his fortune as inheritence is 'distasteful'
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Actor Daniel Craig has said he does not intend to give his children a substantial inheritance, branding them as 'distasteful'. The James Bond star will not be leaving his two children his substantial earnings from Hollywood and would instead seek to give it to a good cause.
Craig has two kids currently, one with his wife Rachel Weisz and another with ex-wife Fiona Loudon. "Isn't there an old adage that if you die a rich person, you've failed?" he said in an interview with Candis magazine.
He continued: "I think Andrew Carnegie [an American industrialist] gave away what in today's money would be about 11billion dollars, which shows how rich he was because I'll bet he kept some of it, too!
"But I don't want to leave great sums to the next generation. I think inheritance is quite distasteful.
"My philosophy is get rid of it or give it away before you go."
In similar news, directing extraordinaire Quentin Tarantino has said he has never given his mother a penny except for when she had a financial issue with the IRS. Speaking on a recent episode of The Moment podcast, the Pulp Fiction director described a run-in he had with his mother at a young age.
"'Oh, and by the way, this little 'writing career,' with the finger quotes and everything. This little 'writing career' that you're doing? That s*** is over." she reportedly said.
Tarantino continued: "When she said that to me in that sarcastic way, I go, 'OK, lady, when I become a successful writer, you will never see one penny from my success. There will be no house for you. There’s no vacation for you, no Elvis Cadillac for mommy. You get nothing. Because you said that."
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