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Ray Fisher Accuses Warner Bros. Execs of "Racist Conversations" During 'Justice League' Edit



In an interview with Forbes, Ray Fisher went into deeper details about the alleged mistreatment.

“What set my soul on fire and forced me to speak out about Joss Whedon this summer was my becoming informed that Joss had ordered that the complexion of an actor of color be changed in post-production because he didn’t like the color of their skin tone,”

Fisher went on to accuse Warner Bros. executives of participating in “racist conversations” surrounding the production.

“Prior to Justice League’s reshoot process, blatantly racist conversations were had and entertained—on multiple occasions—by former and current top level executives at Warner Bros. Pictures,” Fisher told Forbes. “Decision-makers that participated in those racist conversations were Geoff Johns, Jon Berg, and current Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich.”

Fisher also said that Whedon had the roles of multiple actors of color minimized or cut altogether, including the parts played by Ryan Choi, Joe Morton, Karen Bryson and Kiersey Clemons.

“I always suspected that race was a determining factor for the way that things went down, but it wasn’t until this past summer that I was able to prove it,”

Fisher also addressed those who may doubt his claims.

“You really have to ask yourself, what’s more plausible—that I would purposely torpedo my career by making statements about powerful figures in Hollywood, that, if untrue, could be easily refuted. OR a handful people in positions of power said and did terrible things in order to maintain that power during a massive corporate merger,"

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