Samuel L. Jackson Responds to Quentin Tarantino Over Marvel Comments

Marvel veteran Samuel L. Jackson has responded to the recent comments made by filmmaker Quentin Tarantino about Marvel films. What makes Samuel L. Jackson the right person to respond to Tarantino is his longtime association with both Marvel and the filmmaker. The honorary Oscar winner first appeared as Nick Fury during a post-credits scene in 2008’s Iron Man and has reprised the role in numerous films ever since. Jackson has appeared in numerous films directed…

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Whoopi Goldberg, the Holocaust, and Education

Instead of suspending Whoopi Goldberg from The View, ABC would have done better to encourage more Holocaust education in programming. The thing that comes with being a Jewish critic means always having to chime in when a celebrity makes antisemitic comments or denies/distorts the Holocaust. Here I am once again finding myself writing about Whoopi Goldberg. Personally, I felt her apology on Tuesday’s episode of The View was satisfactory. It felt like she had shown…

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Whoopi Goldberg Apologizes for Holocaust Comments on The View

Following Monday’s comments on The View and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Whoopi Goldberg apologized for her Holocaust comments. Whoopi Goldberg started off Tuesday’s airing of The View with the following remarks: “So yesterday on our show, I misspoke and I tweeted about it last night but I kind of want you to hear it from me directly. I said something that I feel a responsibility for not leaving unexamined, because my words upset…

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Whoopi Goldberg Doubles Down On The Late Show

While Whoopi Goldberg posted an apology on Twitter yesterday evening, it came after taping an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The Late Show posted the clip of their conversation on YouTube. One comment that Goldberg makes is that the Nazis couldn’t tell who was Jewish. Colbert asked her if the Nazis saw it as race. It’s very clear that Goldberg sees race through an American lens because her response was “Most of…

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Whoopi Goldberg Is Wrong About the Holocaust

During a debate about the recent ban of Maus, Whoopi Goldberg discussed the Holocaust on The View and got the facts wrong in doing so. Goldberg said the following about the Holocaust: “The Holocaust isn’t about race. No. It’s not about race.” It gets further infuriating shortly thereafter when Goldberg said: “Well, this is white people doing it to white people. So, this is y’all go fight amongst yourselves.” Whoopi Goldberg is wrong, wrong, and,…

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