The actress/goddess attempts to quash criticism of an all-white film fest panel.
The acting legend has come under fire for comments she made at a film festival about diversity, but white feminists have long felt that their rights matter more than people of color.
At some point during an international film festival, in response to an inquiry about whether a quite Caucasian jury would be able evaluate and understand North African films, Meryl Streep decided to go full Hotep and inform us that “We’re all Africans really.”
Well this is taking it to another level… Emma Thompson weighed in on the recent and pervasive Oscars diversity controversy with a very original opinion that, well, probably isn't realistic. Related: Meryl Streep On #OscarsSoWhite: 'We're...Show More Summary
I’m not entirely sure how to feel about Streep’s comments because I’m not entirely sure what’s happening. All I know is that there are some people who are upset that a
Meryl Streep is the latest Hollywood actress to put their foot in their mouth when speaking about diversity and inclusion in Hollywood, according to the Associated Press. Everyone from Charlotte Rampling to Kristen Stewart has broached the subject, garnering harsh criticism for their responses. Show More Summary
Meryl Streep trips over the new racism that absurdly tries to divide us by race and so…
(John Hinderaker) The controversy over race and the Oscars has made its way to Berlin, where a film festival is in progress. It happens that the festival judges are all white, so one of the judges, Meryl Streep, fielded some questions about diversity. Show More Summary
The Berlin International Film Festival became embroiled Thursday in the debate about diversity in the movie industry, with jury president Meryl Streep dismissing questions about the all-white panel by telling reporters that "we're all Africans, really." Streep, who heads a festival film jury for...
Meryl Streep probably would have been better off calling us all jelly donuts. The "Out of Africa" actress, who heads up this year's Berlin Film Festival jury, fielded a trio of questions about diversity during a news conference Monday, and her comment that "We're all Africans, really" set off tone-deaf...
When asked about diversity in the movie industry at a press conference at the Berlin International Film Festival, Meryl Streep says 'We're all Africans, really.' (Feb. 11)
Post by Caroline Olney. Did you know Meryl Streep thinks you're African? Meryl Streep thinks she's African, too, and that "we're all Africans, really." Meryl Streep also thinks that's a pretty good reason why the Berlin International...Show More Summary
You’re a white lady, Meryl Streep. I’m also a white lady. It is because of our shared whiteness that I feel compelled to notify you that your characterization of white people on Thursday—that “we’re all Africans, really”—is false.
Meryl Streep is under fire for what some have interpreted as a tone-deaf comment about Hollywood diversity. The AP reports that during a press conference on Feb. 11 at the Berlin Film Festival, where Streep is serving as president...Show More Summary
Actress Meryl Streep recently came under fire for comments made at a film festival. I break down her two anthropological truths and one lie.
Meryl Streep stops to pose while stepping out for a photo call at the 2016 Berlin Film Festival held at Hotel Mandala on Wednesday (February 10) in Berlin, Germany. The 66-year-old actress was joined by British actor Clive Owen, both of whom are serving on the jury. In fact, Meryl is the president this year. [...]
Meryl Streep Deflects Diversity Question And Says We’re All Africans You might want to scratch Meryl Streep off your “favorite white people” list because the actress has deflected on a big question concerning diversity in Hollywood. The actress sat in
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Meryl Streep, what the fuck. BERLIN (AP) — The Berlin International Film Festival became embroiled in the debate about diversity in the movie industry Thursday, with jury president Meryl Streep dismissing questions about the all-white panel by telling reporters that "we're all Africans really." Read more ?
Meryl Streep has become embroiled in controversy for her recent comment about diversity. At the Berlin International Film Festival Streep didn’t answer any questions about the all-white jury panel at the festival. Instead, she defended it by saying, “we’re all Africans, really.” This is the first time that Meryl Streep is heading up the film... Show More Summary