It’s racist point blank. Send a private message to Mitchell. Tough is best known for playing schoolboy Jimmy Krankie in the long-running comedy duo The Krankies. Previously, Tough had said of her cameo in the film: December 14, Margaret Cho margaretcho We’ve tried to shame racism out of existence but I guess some people really don’t care. Originally Posted by Ant. Anne Widdecombe should sue for image copyright. Originally Posted by Sleighmie.
I was thrilled about abfabmovie but now I just can’t be. Some accused her of racism herself, while others suggested she had deliberately sparked the furore to promote her current European tour, which includes two shows in London this week. White actor playing an Asian person. Originally Posted by Elf On Strike. Notices Hi unregistered users! Send a private message to Livia. The Crystal Maze fans demand full new series after ‘brilliant’ one-off special.
I have a feeling they wrote the role with Janette in mind. The Movie Jane Horrocks news. Find More Posts by lostalex.
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Originally Posted by Livia Racism is about mlvie not about making people walk on eggshells over something that’s obviously not meant to be an insult. December 16, Margaret Cho margaretcho It’s interesting how defensive some get when people of color point out racism. Why is the fact that it’s a white actor important though?
She mvie to Twitter to put that shit on blast: Hardeep Singh Kohli Total Awards: It’s hard enough to get into film and TV as a person of color – and when roles written for us are played by white actors – it’s an outrage. Originally Posted by Sleighmie. The comedian has been accused of yellowface by actress Margaret Cho for playing a Japanese designer in the upcoming Ab Fab movie. However, some fans have denounced the casting choice as racist. Kirstie Alley Total Awards: None of your bloody business Posts: James McVey Total Awards: That really turns me off on it now.
Cho’s sentiments may be heartfelt, but the timing coincides perfectly with her arrival in London to play six nights at the Leicester Square Theatre.
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Order by newest oldest recommendations. Originally Posted by MB. Trough is best known to UK audiences as one half of the cult comic act The Krankies. It’s racist point blank.
The character should never have been Japanese though. Later that day she changed her mind. The Movie under fire for casting Janette Tough as Japanese fashion designer The big-screen adaptation of Ab Fabbased on the popular British sitcom, feature Scottish comedian Janette Tough in a cameo as a fictional male Japanese fashion designer called “Huki Muki.
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Originally Posted by JoshBB The movie is clearly using a white actor to perpetuate exaggerated asian stereotypes, so is it appropriate in ? I’m personally yellowfacce favour of affirmative action, but that’s another subject for another thread. If the movie itself is racist then that’s a different matter but I disagree with the principle that if a character is asian they HAVE to pick an asian actor, regardless of who is best for the role, because that is positive discrimination, which is still discrimination.
That shit is racist. Tough is best known for playing schoolboy Jimmy Krankie in the long-running comedy duo The Krankies.
Can I get a witness? December 14, Cho first tweeted the yellowface accusation on Monday, but has continued to do so after coming in yelloface criticism from Twitter trolls. Find More Posts by smudgie. There is a bunch of actors who appear in Ab Fab and sometimes appear as different characters so it wasn’t a case of “casting a white woman in an Asian role” but more writing a role for movje particular actress that is also Asian.
News Janette Krankie and Ab Fab movie accused of racism. Send a private message to Gusto Brunt. Getting off Twitter for awhile to feed the homeless kids on my block who happen to be white. Send a private message to Moviee Soldier.
Find More Posts by bitontheslide. Originally Posted by JoshBB I’m personally in favour of affirmative action, but that’s another subject for another thread. We’ve fabb to shame racism out of existence but I guess some people really don’t care.
I don’t think she did yellowface, doesn’t look like it from those pictures. Cho inititially tweeted her anger on Monday, but said that she would not name and shame the film in question. Last edited by bitontheslide; at Newer Post Older Post Fabb.
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Krankies actress in ‘Yellowface’ racism row [merged – ‘Ab Fab movie in racism row’]. Abi Alton Total Awards: December 16, Margaret Cho margaretcho Getting off Twitter for awhile to feed the homeless kids on ba block who happen to be white. It’s sad when heroes are no longer heroic.
Originally Posted by Blurryface. I was mvie about abfabmovie but now I just can’t be. Some accused her of racism herself, while others suggested she had deliberately sparked the furore to promote her current European tour, which includes two shows in London this week.