- British actor Joseph Fiennes was cast as Michael Jackson in ""Elizabeth, Michael and Marlon," a drama about a rumored road trip Elizabeth Taylor, Jackson and Marlon Brando took to leave New York after the Sept. 11 attacks.
- — Nina (@TheNinasphere)Wed, Jan 27 2016 15:28:04I am so confused by the Joseph Fiennes/Michael Jackson thing. How…Why…Huh?? Makes no sense. And sounds like a super boring movie. *shrug*
- — Black Girl Nerds (@BlackGirlNerds)Wed, Jan 27 2016 15:20:55I can't even comment on this Michael Jackson/Joseph Fiennes thing. It's so ridiculous that it feels like we're all being punk'd
- — Kashana (@kashanacauley)Wed, Jan 27 2016 15:51:09"Remember that joke about how Michael Jackson's really white?" "Yup." "Let's bring it to life." https://twitter.com/thewrap/status/692229338184417281 …
People are upset that a white actor is playing Michael Jackson in a new TV drama
After British actor Fiennes, a white man, was cast as Michael Jackson in ""Elizabeth, Michael and Marlon," people shared their disapproval on social media.