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Does Ghostbusters Trailer Promote Racial Stereotyping?


The trailer for the all female Ghostbusters reboot  was released yesterday and the film has received some backlash for allegedly promoting racial stereotypes. The three white leads Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, and Kate McKinnon all play scientists while lone black star Leslie Jones plays a New York City subway worker. Leslie Jones, however, is dismissing the criticisms, taking to Twitter to share what's on her mind.













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Is society sometimes too quick to play the race card, ONTD?
Tags: black celebrities, celebrity social media, film - comedy, kristen wiig, melissa mccarthy, saturday night live (nbc)
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