Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Spielberg Deeply Regrets the Decimation of Sharks Following ‘Jaws’ Movie

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Steven Spielberg recently appeared on the BBC’s Desert Island Discs radio program.

During the interview, Spielberg stated that he deeply regrets the frenzy caused by his 1975 film “Jaws” and how crazed sports fishermen went on a shark-killing rampage that decimated shark populations. During the interview, he states that he hopes that sharks can forgive him for the horrific loss of life his movies caused.

During the program, guests select songs they would take with them if they were going to be stranded on a desert island. At the same time, they offer snippets and insights into their life.

Other fascinating facts about the legendary director that were included in the BBC program include the fact that his father built a computer at General Electric that was the inspiration for Bill Gates and Paul Allen to build the Windows software.

You can find the full episode with Spielberg here.

'Jaws' Film Poster
‘Jaws’ Film Poster
Sam Helmy
Sam Helmyhttps://www.deeperblue.com
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life! Sam is a Staff Writer for DeeperBlue.com

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