The famous American actress Meryl Streep was accused of racial discrimination, after one of the shoots she appeared in a t-shirt that says "I'd rather be a rebel than a slave". It is connected with memoirs about the era of slavery.
1 of the greatest Actresses of our time Meryl Streep was accused of racism. The public was outraged by the words printed on the shirt in which she appeared on one of the shoots. Black label on a white background reads: "I'd rather be a rebel than a slave".
Internet users have criticized Streep for his racial insensitivity. Apparently, many inhabitants of the United States, the word "slave" is an unfortunate Association with the era of slavery and the times of the civil war, tells The Guardian. Remember that a Confederation of slaveholding States had been defeated in the civil war in 1865.
Not counting Meryl Streep in a photo shoot was attended by her coworker at the movie "Stagista" - Carey Mulligan, Romola garai and Anne-Marie Duff. Their appearance in t-shirts with racist inscription also drew criticism from the public.
The film "Suffragette", where Streep plays the main role, tells the story of the women's movement in England, participants wanted to achieve the introduction of universal suffrage on the ground of the country. The phrase "I'd rather be a rebel than a slave" belongs to Emmeline Pankhurst, which will play Meryl Streep. The movie will be released in the U.S. in limited rental on October 23.
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