White Hollywood Wanting Julia Roberts To Play Harriet Tubman Has Sparked Hilarious #WhiteHarriet Slander

- By Bossip Staff
1 of 14

Actress Julia Roberts wearing a Michael Kors set arrives at the 10th Annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic Los Angeles held at Will Rogers State Historic Park on October 5, 2019 in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Source: WENN/Avalon / WENN

Juliet Roberts As Harriet Sparks Memes

Hollywood’s love of whiteness knows no bounds. There’s a long, long history of Hollywood whitewashing movies and stories. We’ve had white people play Japanese cyborgs, Princes Of Persia, Last Samurais and everything in between. Now, there’s a story out that Hollywood may have gone too damn far.

You can read the full story here but long story short, a Hollywood executive said he wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman.

Sigh. This is all craziness. Twitter had all sorts of jokes and reactions…and they are all hilarious.

    Continue Slideshow

    More Stories From Bossip

    Comments

    Bossip Comment Policy
    Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.