I was called an “ape in heels” – Michelle Obama, other black celebrities recall worst racist moments

Novieku Babatunde Adeola Jun 12, 2020 at 04:00pm

June 12, 2020 at 04:00 pm | Opinions & Features

Novieku Babatunde Adeola

Novieku Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

June 12, 2020 at 04:00 pm | Opinions & Features

Idris Elba expresses frustrations over race questions: 'We haven't ...
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Idris Elba

Actor Idris Elba is one who opens up about his disappointment with racism.

Yet again, last year he expressed his displeasure at some racist remarks after rumors went rife about he becoming the next James Bond, replacing Daniel Craig.

In an interview with Vanity Fair, the London-based actor said: “You just get disheartened when you get people from a generational point of view going, ‘it can’t be.’ And it really turns out to be the color of my skin.”

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