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Imagine an actor allowing for racist themes in movies and television! An actor from the UK, Idris Elba, thinks that racist viewpoints should be included in films as long as they are included in the rating systems that we have already accepted. He thinks that censorship is not necessary:
Out of respect for the time and the movement, commissioners and archive-holders pulling things they think are exceptionally tone-deaf at this time—fair enough and good for you. But I think, moving forward, people should know that freedom of speech is accepted, but the audience should know what they’re getting into.
I wonder how long it will take for him to get blowback? I haven’t seen any yet.
Then again, I’m not on Twitter or Facebook.
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