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Finally- "Yellow Face" Avatar Documentary Released! 
16th-Jul-2010 12:12 am
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I hope I wasn't the only one waiting for this to come out!








So many sad comments. Luckily, there are some people whose comments lifted me up (but are they enough?). Geez... the guy asking the interviewers what they're doing in America... ugh. And not to sound racist, but the black people who were okay with Jackson possibly donning yellowface? LOL @ at the guy who tried to defend the casting ("To their credit..."???), but then he became speechless when he saw the "Caucasian or any other ethnicity" casting sheets. Ugh, Mickey Rooney. I've never seen the actual clip until now. I've only heard about it. I feel as if I'm about to vomit. All of the other yellowface movie clips are just as bad. LOL @ the casting assistant trying to explain the situation. "Well, you see, what happened was..."
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19th-Jul-2010 02:45 am (UTC)
Erm. As a person with an actual mental illness, I think it might be better not to call the dude crazy. Sounds like he's just a racist douche.
19th-Jul-2010 04:14 am (UTC)
Erk, sorry about it. Force of habit I suppose. ^^; *mutters about ablism being entirely too pervasive*

But yeah, racist douche is exactly what he is and needs to be locked up. That or have five million people sing to him in as many languages until he passes out from xenophobic shock. >3 /schemes
19th-Jul-2010 04:26 am (UTC)
:D - Don't worry about it, just try to avoid it in the future if you can :). Ableism really is everywhere; I still find myself calling things 'lame' every so often. *facepalms*

And that is an idea I can back up 100% :D. I'm half-Mexican myself, from my mom's side, and I can't count how many times I've heard someone mutter that she or I should 'go back to our own country' when we have the audacity to mention where we were born, or, worse, say something in Spanish. It makes me want to camp outside their houses with a guitar and serenade them with 'Cielito Lindo' for hours on end :P. Haha, maybe we should start a group - Ninja Serenaders for Equality :P.

And that's with us living in an area that's more than 80% hispanic. :(.
19th-Jul-2010 05:35 am (UTC)
Mm, I hear ya there. It's even worse because no one really talks about it period. ~_~

NYAHAHA, It will be a glorious thing! Now all we need are more people who have knowledge in even more languages before the plan can launch into motion! o7

Oh gawd, that's just even worse. One would think a higher percentage would mean people'd be smarter about it, but I guess not. ~_~
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