John Oliver Sums Up Hollywood Whitewashing

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“Gods Of Egypt, opening Friday, starring a Scottish guy.”

On Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, they asked how Hollywood whitewashing is still a thing. (Hollywood whitewashing is when, in a movie, rather than hiring an actor who actually fits the ethnicity of the character portrayed, they hire a white actor.)

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Al Pacino as a cuban in Scarface.

Jake Gylenhall as a persian in Prince of Persia.


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