Of all the incriminating Sony emails leaked in the hack, the one Rush Limbaugh took the most issue with? The fact that executives suggested Idris Elba as the next James Bond. During his show this week, Limbaugh brought up the exchange and immediately rejected the idea because the Luther star is black. Show More Summary
Wait for it… Rush is absolutely right. So, you can call me racist too if you want. The article below is so skewed and biased it is hard to read.
Well this is certainly surprising, Rush Limbaugh saying something awful! Just kidding, we're not even 0.000001% surprised by this statement. The rumors swirling about the future of the James Bond franchise show that Idris Elba could be the next actor to play the iconic spy. [ Related: Idris Elba In Line To Be the Next James Bond?!? ] Which [...]
Rush Limbaugh does not like the idea of a black James Bond. On Tuesday, the radio host ranted about the possibility of Idris Elba portraying 007 in the future, as suggested in some of the stolen emails leaked following the Sony hack....Show More Summary
James Bond was white, is white and should always be white... at least according to Rush Limbaugh. On his radio show Tuesday, Limbaugh was reacting to a story that came from the leaked Sony emails... saying Idris Elba, star of "Luther" and…
If your comments are prefaced by “I know it’s racist to probably even point this out….” there’s a good chance that what you’re about to say is racist. That being said, we are talking about Rush Limbaugh here. So of course, he said it anyway. The conservative radio host shared his hot take on one […]
Finally, we know what Rush Limbaugh thinks.
Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com I'm really only posting this story because I will take any opportunity to post a picture of Idris Elba on Slog. Rush Limbaugh knows what color fictional characters are, you guys. He's just as much of an expert in fictional race deliberation as Megyn Kelly. Show More Summary
Journalist Rush Limbaugh just made some pretty controversial comments about how he believes Idris Elba should not be in contention for the next James Bond he’s “a black Briton.” “James Bond is a total concept put together by Ian Fleming. He was white and Scottish. Period. That is who James Bond is, was,” Rush said [...]
One of the few–perhaps the only–non-gross things about the whole Sony email hacking debacle was the revelation that mega-dreamboat Idris Elba is pretty much the number one choice to play James Bond after Daniel Craig quits playing James Bond. I mean, I’ve never seen a James Bond movie, but Idris Elba is pretty much awesome [...]
If Idris Elba is cast as the next James Bond, the film surely won't be called "From Rush with Love."
Apparently, Rush Limbaugh had a bit of a ruined ragegasm over the possibility that Idris Elba will be the next James Bond (via). I say “apparently” because Rush Limbaugh rants and James Bond movies are two forms of video that I’m not often motivated to watch, so I’ll just take it on faith that Rush [Read more...]
Rush Limbaugh's racism holds no bounds and his latest foray into those murky waters of hate proves my point. The Daily Beast reported that Sony studio head Amy Pascal wants one of my favorite actor's, Idris Elba (Luther, The Wire) to...Show More Summary
Merry Christmas, you sleazebag derp weasel!
Rush attacked my Salon piece, dismissed me as "professorette" -- and got facts so wrong, he made my point stronger
The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur made a mockery of right-wing hate-talker Rush Limbaugh this Tuesday after Limbaugh blew a gasket over the idea, horror of horrors, of a black man being chosen to play James Bond. Cenk Uygur mocks Limbaugh:...Show More Summary
In the hacked Sony emails the possibility of black actor Idris Elba playing James Bond was leaked. This upset Rush Limbaugh. “James Bond is a fictional character, obviously,” Limbaugh told his listeners of the spy character created by Ian Fleming. “He was white and Scottish, period.” “I know it’s racist to probably even point this out,” [...]
Young Turks host Cenk Uygur called out Rush Limbaugh on Tuesday for complaining about the idea of Idris Elba playing James Bond. “If they think they’ll get good box office returns, and he’d make a great Bond and they’d make more money — hey, Rush, we’d call that...
Conservative talk-show radio host Rush Limbaugh is far from happy about Sony mulling over the prospect of Idris Elba becoming the next James Bond. Limbaugh believes that James Bond should always be “White and Scottish”. “James Bond is a total concept put together by Ian Fleming,” Limbaugh said. Show More Summary
Is there no end to the injustices faced by professional reverse-racism victim Rush Limbaugh? The latest offense: A six-word private email from Amy Pascal suggesting Idris Elba should play James Bond. Read more...