Less than 48 hours after Paris Jackson called the casting of white actor Joseph Fiennes’s as her late father “insulting” and “shameful,” European TV network Sky Arts has announced it has pulled the Michael Jackson-centric episode from the lineup of its upcoming anthology comedy series Urban Myths.
Perhaps you have a few questions upon viewing this image, I know I certainly did. Namely: Why? Also: What? Lastly: Will it go away?
Casting news for Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, an adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s feminist dystopian masterpiece, continues to trickle out to an eager public. Now we know that Yvonne Strahovski has snagged a leading role as Serena Joy, Commander Waterford’s wife.
CNN has unearthed a 1993 Oprah Winfrey interview with Michael Jackson in which he addresses Pepsi’s then plan to cast a white actor to play him as a child in his ill-fated advertisement for the soda company. “That is so stupid,” Jackson told Winfrey. “That’s the most ridiculous, horrifying story I’ve ever heard. It’s…