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Date: 01/19/12 08:52 AM

39 Responses to I`m Pretty Sure This Is Racist, Right? [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of LittleMissQT
    LittleMissQT Female 18-29
    1277 posts
    January 19, 2012 at 8:53 am
    Link: I`m Pretty Sure This Is Racist, Right? - That`s Aladdin, right? This is all wrong...
  2. Profile photo of patchgrabber
    patchgrabber Male 30-39
    5812 posts
    January 19, 2012 at 9:03 am
    So...Is the adult male or female?
  3. Profile photo of columbia505
    columbia505 Male 18-29
    7 posts
    January 19, 2012 at 9:09 am
    Aladdin wouldn`t have a farmers tan
  4. Profile photo of BritInvasion
    BritInvasion Male 18-29
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    January 19, 2012 at 9:26 am
    lol at farmers tan
  5. Profile photo of osirisascend
    osirisascend Male 40-49
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    January 19, 2012 at 9:27 am
    *sighs heavily*

    Why would any casting director think this was a good idea... and why would the parents allow it?
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    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
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    January 19, 2012 at 9:33 am
  7. Profile photo of red_raven
    red_raven Male 18-29
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    January 19, 2012 at 9:56 am
    So if the kid dressed as the monkey was white would you say it`s racist? Maybe that kid was a fantastic actor who beat out loads of other hopefuls for this part.
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    maputo Male 40-49
    78 posts
    January 19, 2012 at 9:58 am
    This is awkward.
  9. Profile photo of Quackor
    Quackor Male 18-29
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    January 19, 2012 at 10:10 am
    best. idea. ever.
  10. Profile photo of psychoti
    psychoti Male 18-29
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    January 19, 2012 at 10:22 am
    It`s not racist because he`s black. It would be racist if they cast him because the role *required* a black actor.

  11. Profile photo of jcarb10
    jcarb10 Male 18-29
    25 posts
    January 19, 2012 at 10:26 am
    The Racist Test
    When you see this picture do you:
    a)immediately find the offensive connection between casting a black person as a monkey







    b)see two actors performing a play in which one of the key roles is a monkey

    if you said yes before you read b then congratulations....you`re racist
  12. Profile photo of xiquiripat
    xiquiripat Male 18-29
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    January 19, 2012 at 10:26 am
    Oh my...
  13. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    January 19, 2012 at 10:38 am

    It`s totally racist.
    That`s a white kid playing an arab!
  14. Profile photo of Spaztazoid
    Spaztazoid Female 18-29
    152 posts
    January 19, 2012 at 10:48 am
    O_O
  15. Profile photo of ReBoot
    ReBoot Male 18-29
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    January 19, 2012 at 11:06 am
    So if the kid dressed as the monkey was white would you say it`s racist? Maybe that kid was a fantastic actor who beat out loads of other hopefuls for this part.

    And maybe he was cast because he`s black.
    We don`t know and without any contextual knowledge it seems kinda racist
  16. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17514 posts
    January 19, 2012 at 11:07 am
    That is a bit disturbing. Racist ? Unsure.

    If the black kid is expected to just make monkey noises, and have no speaking role, I`d be leaning toward racist.
  17. Profile photo of patchgrabber
    patchgrabber Male 30-39
    5812 posts
    January 19, 2012 at 11:19 am
    I don`t see a porch, so no.
  18. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    January 19, 2012 at 11:36 am
    Yep,,,
  19. Profile photo of Ruffiana
    Ruffiana Male 30-39
    506 posts
    January 19, 2012 at 11:39 am
    At first glance, I thought it was some kind of satyr. Then I realized it was an adaptation of Disney`s "Aladdin".

    I`m hesitent to make assumptions about why this child was cast in the role or assume it was because he was black.
  20. Profile photo of Evil_Eye
    Evil_Eye Male 18-29
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    January 19, 2012 at 11:43 am
    No context. If he wasn`t a good actor and they happened to have alot of small white children around to play Abu who was better, then maybe.
    If it pans back you might see 80% of the cast is black! Don`t judge too quickly or your view of the world is what needs to be judged.

    Only thing racist I see in this is Disney.
  21. Profile photo of Gortrok
    Gortrok Male 18-29
    773 posts
    January 19, 2012 at 11:43 am
    Monkeys generally have brown or dark brown fur. Black people have dark brown skin. Logical casting choice. Although Aladdin should be Middle Eastern then...
  22. Profile photo of dm2754
    dm2754 Male 40-49
    3348 posts
    January 19, 2012 at 12:34 pm
    that is so wrong
  23. Profile photo of 5Cats
    5Cats Male 50-59
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    January 19, 2012 at 12:41 pm
    Yeah! What`s a white boy doing playing Aladin?? Wtf!
  24. Profile photo of Satkela
    Satkela Female 18-29
    583 posts
    January 19, 2012 at 12:56 pm
    Yeah! What`s a white boy doing playing Aladin?? Wtf!

    Ditto 5Cats...Ditto
  25. Profile photo of Malakamike
    Malakamike Male 18-29
    52 posts
    January 19, 2012 at 1:05 pm
    The only thing racist about this is thinking it is, saying black people love chicken isn`t necessarily racist thinking that its racist means you are implying that they all do even more, I know it sounds weird the way I say it and I don`t want to type a paragraph but think who`s racist with the way you can throw an accusation around
  26. Profile photo of Batmanners
    Batmanners Male 18-29
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    January 19, 2012 at 2:40 pm
    Yeah because getting a white kid to play the monkey and putting brown make-up on him is so much better.
  27. Profile photo of QualityJay
    QualityJay Male 18-29
    303 posts
    January 19, 2012 at 2:55 pm
    only in america. or is europe as politically correct as we are?
  28. Profile photo of intrigid
    intrigid Male 18-29
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    January 19, 2012 at 3:00 pm
    The picture isn`t racist. Suggesting that it`s racist is what`s racist.
  29. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    January 19, 2012 at 7:37 pm
    You are racist for thinking that is racist
  30. Profile photo of jendrian
    jendrian Male 18-29
    2516 posts
    January 19, 2012 at 11:47 pm
    we are going straight to hell... you know why
  31. Profile photo of Neoptolemos
    Neoptolemos Male 30-39
    625 posts
    January 20, 2012 at 12:37 am
    What intrigid said: The picture isn`t racist. Suggesting that it`s racist is what`s racist.

    Btw, this happened in CA, USA.
    Source here
  32. Profile photo of CaptainPabst
    CaptainPabst Male 18-29
    1250 posts
    January 20, 2012 at 12:52 am
    Everything about this post is retarded
  33. Profile photo of SoCal
    SoCal Male 18-29
    650 posts
    January 20, 2012 at 1:30 am
    Hahaha. Because i laughed i must be racist. Oh well... everyone is to some degree.
  34. Profile photo of PinkRhoid
    PinkRhoid Male 18-29
    1239 posts
    January 20, 2012 at 11:09 am
    If they refuse to cast a little black kid for the role because he`s black THAT would be racist even if they did it to avoid looking racist.

    Alternatively, anyone who sees his race instead of just a little boy is more racist including anybody who claims they were implying he`s a monkey HAR HAR.

    All I see is a little boy cast for a role in a play, get over it.
  35. Profile photo of Lobotomy
    Lobotomy Male 13-17
    495 posts
    January 20, 2012 at 1:25 pm
    Why is Aladdin white?

    Or wait, does that make me racist?
  36. Profile photo of Steelgrid
    Steelgrid Male 30-39
    2700 posts
    January 20, 2012 at 8:17 pm
    Not racist at all.

    IMO, saying this is racist, makes you a racist.
  37. Profile photo of Steelgrid
    Steelgrid Male 30-39
    2700 posts
    January 20, 2012 at 8:18 pm
    "Yeah! What`s a white boy doing playing Aladin?? Wtf!"

    Why is a white man playing Jesus?
  38. Profile photo of janegray
    janegray Female 30-39
    18 posts
    January 22, 2012 at 3:44 am
    That`s probably because you`re an idiot, PinkRhoid. Pretending not to notice isn`t actually the same at not noticing.
  39. Profile photo of fugu
    fugu Male 18-29
    23 posts
    January 25, 2012 at 8:53 am
    monkeys are NOT a race, they are an animal.

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