Ever since Michael B. Jordan was cast in the upcoming Fantastic Four movie as the “Human Torch,” people have taken issue with the fact that the character was originally white, and Jordan is Black.
Bravo!!! Inspired by Michael's essay. Thank you for speaking up. If we question why Michael has been cast to play the…
Many people seem to think it’s ironic that Saldana mentioned the fact that white actors have been ‘darkened’ to look ethnic, but she doesn’t mention the fact that she’s portraying Nina Simone, and was darkened and even wearing a prosthetic nose. But of course there will be those who will reply with “but she’s Black though.” But Hollywood still chose to ‘tan wash’ Simone’s story.
Clutchettes, what do you think about Saldana’s comments?