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Hollywood Film And TV Specialists Analyze Companies’ Removal Of Problematic Content: “It’s Just Trying To Band-Aid Over History”

Blackface

Variety’s Caroline Framke reflects on the latest removal of blackface episodes and scenes from popular television series and films. The newest trend amongst big-name companies, studios, and franchises has been removing controversial, offensive, and racist scenes and episodes from popular TV series and films. It’s happened with “The Golden Girls,” …

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Hollywood Reveals Its Reopening Plan for Movie & TV Studios

Hollywood

The Industry-Wide Labor-Management Safety Committee Task Force submitted a 22-page report with its recommendations on how Hollywood should begin to resume movie and TV show production, amid Coronavirus concerns. The task force, whose members include Walt Disney, Netflix, CBS, and other top studios, producers, and the major Hollywood unions, submitted the report to …

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Homeless Man Pours Bucket of Hot Diarrhea On Woman in LA

Hot Diarrhea

A pleasant evening out with friends near the Hollywood Walk of Fame took a turn for the worst after a woman doused in hot diarrhea. According to NBC4 Los Angeles, Heidi Van Tassel was getting into her parked car after dinner with friends when a homeless man sprinted across Hollywood …

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LAPD Investigating Fetty Wap Following Assault Allegations

The Los Angeles Police Department is reportedly investigating rapper Fetty Wap after a woman accused him of assaulting her following his music video shoot. The unidentified accuser filed a report with the LAPD earlier this week, claiming she met Fetty at a home in Hollywood Hills after initially meeting him …

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Michael B. Jordan Opens Up About How He Told His Agent He Only Wanted to Audition for White Roles After “Fruitvale Station:” I Don’t Want Any Pre-Bias on the Character”

During Variety’s interview show “Actors on Actors” Issa Rae and Michael B. Jordan talked about their careers as actors and how their race influenced the types of roles they were able to get. Jordan shared how he told his agent he no longer wanted to audition for black roles. ⠀⠀ …

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Cicely Tyson Honored with Handprint Ceremony at TCL Chinese Theater

On behalf of Turner Classic Movies, iconic actress Cicely Tyson will be honored with a hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese theater in Hollywood. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On April 27, Tyson will join the likes of several legendary actors like Joan Crawford, Bette Davis and John Wayne on Hollywood’s …

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Ballerific Woman: Mara Brock Akil-Hollywood’s TV Powerhouse

⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In a perfect world, men and women would receive equal pay. African American women would be presented the same opportunities as their white counterparts. Rejection would be based on qualifications rather than race. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Unfortunately, this world is far from perfect, however, there are people, more specifically women, …

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