Senegalese-U.S. actress Anna Diop is set to play an alien princess called Starfire, a member of the Teen Titans. However, some comic book fans were upset and believed that the actress should not play the character because she's black. Diop has disabled comments on her Instagram account following "racist, derogatory and cruel comments".
Actress Anne Diop's Racially Attacked Over Orange-Coloured Comic Book Role
This is Africa, 8 August 2018
Senegalese-American Anne Diop is experiencing racist backlash from fans for her role as DC Comic's Starfire. Her response has been: "I am here to remind you that whatever ugly and… Read more »
Actress Anna Diop called too Black to be latest DC hero in 'Titans'
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