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Twitter Reacts To Jordan Peele Admitting His Reluctance To Cast a White Male Lead

Published Thu Mar 28 2019 By Jessica
Twitter Reacts To Jordan Peele Admitting His Reluctance To Cast a White Male Lead

Jordan Peele doesn't plan on casting white actors, and Twitter reacts.

Following the success of his 2017 hit film 'Get Out', 2018's 'BlacKkKlansman' and the recent blockbuster release of 'Us', film director and writer Jordan Peele recently made an utmost honest confession admitting he doesn't see himself casting white actors in the lead role for his upcoming movies.

Peele told Ian Roberts, a founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade in during a recent conversation held at the Theatre in Hollywood Monday. Despite his surprising remarks, the 40 years old director, however, gave an explanation in the support of his decision claiming he actually sees it as a privilege to cast black artists on huge budget films.


Jordan Peele does not plan on casting white actors in his films.
SOURCE: Consequence

In his words, Peele said: "I get to cast black people in my movies. I feel fortunate to be in this position where I can say to Universal, 'I want to make a $20 million horror movie with a black family.' And they say yes."

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The Academy Award-winning director then went on adding how he seemed more interested in sharing new and different stories in his films that peaks unique storyline in his works. He added: "It's not that I don’t like white dudes, but I've seen that movie."

Immediately after the words left from Peele's mouth, his remarks made huge headlines and turmoil that made thousands of people including celebrities and the public react to it. Whilst some defended his remarks, others criticized him in an accusation of being racist towards the white folks. 

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See in details below how the public on Twitter reacted to Peele's recent remarks.

White directors: *consistently makes films about, and filled with, white people*


White people:

POC: Hey, what about us?

White people: Make your own shit!

Jordan Peele: I probably won't cast a white person as the lead in my movies. We've seen a lot of that.

White people: pic.twitter.com/EzyL0oaPjj

— jay (@kllyblzd) March 27, 2019 
 
I find this odd.....