She's wickedly driven." Ah, yes, we all know and love a Kelsey.But Duff, 27, initially resisted the project as it meant moving with her 2-year-old son, Luca, to New York soon after separating from her husband of three years, hockey pro Mike Comrie.The minute Sharon’s sister Debra sees this you’re going to regret it.")Debra Tate feels the same way as those commenters, it would seem.On Wednesday, she spoke to to express that she feels Duff's role is "classless" and "exploitative"—though she's not exactly blaming Duff herself."It doesn’t matter who it is acting in it—it’s just tasteless," Tate, who was 16 when her sister was murdered, continued."It’s classless how everyone is rushing to release something for the 50th anniversary of this horrific event."Tate was also quick to clear up some things she had a sneaking suspicion might appear in the film: the idea, for one, that her sister actually had a premonition that she and her former boyfriend would have their throats slit, which ended up being their fate—a scenario that Tate believes is the premise of the film, and that she shut down as "a total fabrication" and described as "tacky, tacky, tacky." ("It would have been nice if someone had contacted me," she added, especially seeing as she also says she owns the rights to her sister's likeness.)Duff has yet to respond to Tate's comments—they were, after all, published less than 12 hours ago, at a.m.—but since her initial Tate-related post, she's definitely publicly been more respectful about playing the role.Even if you choose not to have your activity tracked by third parties for advertising services, you will still see non-personalized ads on our site.
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(A quick, gruesome recap of what happened that night in August of 1969: Members of Charles Manson's "family" stabbed Tate, an actress and model who was married to Roman Polanski, to death when she was just two weeks away from giving birth, resulting in her death as well as those of her soon-to-be baby and the friends she'd been with that night, including Sebring.)As the 50th anniversary of the murders nears, Hollywood and the culture at large have become increasingly obsessed with revisiting the saga to the point of glamorization.