Racism, Sexism, and Hannibal: Eat The Rude

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Having heard wonderful things about the TV series Hannibal, I really admire this amazing account from one of the actors on the show.

Originally posted on Eat This:

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I’m an American actress and I play Beverly Katz on NBC’s HANNIBAL created by Bryan Fuller. (Spoiler Alert coming right now!!!) And she dies in episode 4 of Season 2. That episode got a lot of positive reviews, but it also incited an on-line storm of vitriol directed to Fuller himself for killing off Katz, or more specifically, for being racist and sexist. I caught wind of this myself via Twitter from our beloved Fannibals. And I thought maybe it’d be productive to talk about rather than ignore it.

Fuller cast me in a role that I didn’t think I had a chance in hell of getting. I rarely if ever see minorities, women, minority women, let alone Asian women, get to play characters like Beverly Katz. I rarely if ever see characters like Beverly Katz period. And her last name is Katz for Christ’s sake. Pretty open-minded, non-racist, pro-feminine…

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NBC Sets ‘Peter Pan’ As Next Live Musical Production | Variety

As an adult kid who has grown up with Disney and fairy tales, Peter Pan has always been a beloved character to me. He is magical who can feel anyone’s heart with hope to believe. I just hope this new development won’t hurt his franchise.
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http://variety.com/2014/tv/news/nbc-sets-peter-pan-as-next-live-musical-production-1201064505/

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USA TODAY: ‘Dancing’ steps into new season

From USA TODAY

‘Dancing’ steps into new season

Amber Riley from GLEE, Christina Milian from The Voice among contenders

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