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Anna Wintour Will Permit Benedict Cumberbatch to Wed

17 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Even though Benedict Cumberbatch and his beloved, Sophie Hunter, are engaged and expecting, the future of their union was still unclear. You see, Anna Wintour, the overseer of all things famous and chic, had yet to weigh in. WWD reports that Hunter attended the Valentino couture show with Wintour, and is receiving... More »

Benedict Cumberbatch: fanboy, photobomber, award-circuit rider

21 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Benedict Cumberbatch is chasing the sun. Fresh off an island vacation with fiancée Sophie Hunter and just out of a steam at the Parker Palm Spring's sauna, Cumberbatch is moving his patio chair clockwise around a firepit on a chilly January afternoon. "There's no shame today," says...

Tumblr's 'big update' promotes essay writing, fewer GIFs

If we're honest, there isn't enough money in monochrome erotica and Benedict Cumberbatch GIFs to sustain a billion-dollar website. That's why Tumblr is doing its very best to become more of a publishing platform that can attract the sort of writing (...

Benedict Cumberbatch Faces Backlash For Using A Racist Term, A Man Of “Color” Comes To His Rescue

Thanks to shows and nerd-friendly roles in Sherlock and Star Trek Into Darkness, Benedict Cumberbatch is one of the Internet’s most-beloved actors, raking in a massive fan base. As a popular celebrity, Cumberbatch experiences intense scrutiny from the public, who’s always on the watch for any slip-ups that can be a source of controversy. Show More Summary

Selma's David Oyelowo Comes To Benedict Cumberbatch's Defense After 'Colored' Actor Comments — Read His Statement HERE!

Like many people, we were pretty shocked and upset to hear Benedict Cumberbatch refer to black actors as "colored" in a recent interview. Well, since then, Benedict has issued a very sincere apology for his use of the derogatory term, which was made while the actor was discussing racial inequality in the British entertainment industry. [ Related: [...]

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Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 36 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. Show More Summary

‘Selma’ star defends Cumberbatch over ‘colored’ comment

David Oyelowo has defended fellow British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who came under fire for using the term "colored" in an interview.

David Oyelowo Comes To Benedict Cumberbatch's Defense Over 'Colored' Comment

LONDON (AP) — "Selma" star David Oyelowo has voiced his support for fellow British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who came under criticism for using the term "colored" in an interview. Oyelowo, who plays Martin Luther King Jr. in "Selma,"...Show More Summary

Political correctness: How censorship defeats itself

A cretin writing in this morning’s Telegraph doesn’t understand the meaning of ‘cretin’. Just about every writer writing about Benedict Cumberbatch in every paper yesterday failed to understand that Cumberbatch was… Continue reading The post Political correctness: How censorship defeats itself appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Benedict Cumberbatch apologized after calling black people "colored" in a TV interview.

2 days agoOdd : Happy Place

As someone with the name Benedict Cumberbatch, Benedict Cumberbatch should know how much the names we give people matter. "I'm an idiot." (screengrab via PBS) Benedict Cumberbatch has apologized profusely after using the term "colored" during an interview on Tavis Smiley on PBS last week. Show More Summary

Benedict Cumberbatch A Racist? ‘Sherlock’ Actor Issues Apology After ‘Colored Actors’ Comment

Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch is in hot water after he referenced black actors as ‘coloured’ during an interview with PBS talk show, Tavis Smiley. Benedict quickly issued an apology however and called himself “An Idiot” for having used the word to describe actors of African descent. Show More Summary

Benedict Cumberbatch Apologizes Profusely For Saying ‘Colored’ Actors

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch is extremely sorry for uttering the phrase “colored actors” in a recent interview. As he should be. Cumberbatch made the racial flub while talking about the difficulties black actors have getting work in the UK versus the US, which sort of undermined the point he was making. Show More Summary

Benedict Cumberbatch: ‘I feel the complete fool’ for calling black actors ‘colored’

2 days agoArts : Arts Post

Benedict Cumberbatch has apologized for a comment he made during a conversation about British actors working in America, saying that he was “devastated to have caused offense” for using what he called “outmoded terminology.” Cumberbatch — star of the BBC’s “Sherlock” and an Oscar nominee this year for his role in “The Imitation Game” — […]

Benedict Cumberbatch Apologizes for Use of Racist Term: I'm an Idiot...

Benedict Cumberbatch is both very sorry and very embarrassed. Last week, the Oscar-nominated star was discussing the state of African-American actors in Great Britain with Tavis Smiley when he remarked: "As far as colored actors go,Show More Summary

Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes for 'colored actors' comment

After coming under fire for using the phrase "colored actors" on PBS' "Tavis Smiley," Benedict Cumberbatch has apologized for "being an idiot" and causing offense by "using [the] outmoded terminology." When asked about diversity in acting rolesduring the Jan. Show More Summary

Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes for using term 'colored actors'

Benedict Cumberbatch has apologized for offending people by using the "outmoded" term "colored actors."

Benedict Cumberbatch Apologizes for “Being an Idiot” in Using “Colored” in Discussion of Race

The other day, ironically while (seemingly earnestly) describing the injustices of race inequality in the British entertainment industry to PBS’… Read More

Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes for referring to black actors as ‘colored’

2 days agoOdd : Death and Taxes

Cumberbatch made an unfortunate and tragically ironic choice of words when trying to advocate for a progressive cause.

Cumberbatch: Sorry for Using the Term 'Colored'

Whoops: The seemingly always charming Benedict Cumberbatch has finally put his foot in his mouth, the Huffington Post reports. During an interview on the Tavis Smiley show on PBS last week, Cumberbatch was asked about diversity in acting roles and said, "I think as far as colored actors go it...

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