Director Quentin Tarantino is doing the talkshow circuit promoting his new movie Django Unchained and in a recent interview with NPR’s Terry Gross he claimed that his mother dated legendary coxman Wilt Chamberlain.
Here is some of the transcript:
TARANTINO: “I went to a mostly black school … at different points in my life I was raised by black people, raised in black homes … kind of the United Nations aspect that my mom’s house was in the early ’70s. So black culture was my culture growing up.”
GROSS: “Your mom had a United Nations kind of home?”
TARANTINO: “Yeah, it was almost like a sitcom, the way we lived in the 70s. Because she was in her 20s, she was hot, alright, she was a hot white girl and her best friend named Jackie was a hot black girl and her other best friend, Lillian, was a hot Mexican girl. And they lived in this swinging singles apartment with me.
“It was the ’70s, and I was living with these three hip single ladies, all always going out on dates all the time, dating