Tag: Racism

Rick Riordan: From “You’re Racist” to “Broaden Representation”

After Percy Jackson author Rick Riordan came out and called his fans “racist” for saying that Annabeth Chase is a white, blonde female, it turns out that he, in fact, had more to say on the matter! Variety released a new interview with Rick in which he talks about Leah Sava Jeffries, th...

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First Look At Disney+ Percy Jackson Show

Ironically enough, this isn’t Ryan Kinel screaming. But this audio accurately represents my emotions as I watched this horrific teaser that is Percy Jackson, the TV series coming soon on Disney+. Take a look at the teaser below: This was the very first look at the upcoming show, airing exclusi...

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Halle Bailey Responds to Little Mermaid Racism

Halle Bailey appeared on the cover of The Face magazine’s latest issue and gave an interview regarding her starring role in The Little Mermaid. Check out the cover here: And read some of Bailey’s input on racist backlash here: “As a Black person, you just expect it and it’s not really a shoc...

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Disney+’s Percy Jackson Casts Zeus and Neptune

Because race-swapping Annabeth Chase and Hermes and other characters wasn’t enough, Disney+’s new show Percy Jackson will feature more race-swapping than you can imagine! Variety has announced that Lance Reddick has been cast as Zeus, whilst Toby Stephens will star as the God of the Sea,...

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Disney In The Dumps: Weekly Recap November 13

You know, the thing, man, let’s jump in! Job Cuts & Hiring Freezes According to Variety, Disney will begin to limit company travel, establish a hiring freeze, and enact job cuts as part of a new plan. CEO Bob Chapek wrote: “I am fully aware this will be a difficult process for many of yo...

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Racism Things: Caleb McLaughin Thinks You’re Racist If You Don’t Follow Him

Stranger Things’ Caleb McLaughlin has been making the headlines because he thinks you, the viewers, are racist. In the video below, McLaughlin says, “…my very first Comic-Con, some people didn’t stand in my line because I was black. Some people told me, like, ‘Oh, I did...

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