In her new tweets, the "Pitch Perfect" star explained that her remarks on "Ellen" were "well-intentioned" but ultimately "neglected to show the proper respect" to her predecessors, including Queen Latifah, Mo'Nique, Melissa McCarthy, Ricki Lake "and likely many others". Technically those actresses were plus size when filming those movies or 2. Mo'Nique, who's earned an Academy-Award for her performance in Precious and was featured in Phat Girlz, took to Twitter to remind 38-year-old Wilson her new gig isn't ground-breaking. Technically those films are catorgorized/billed as a studio rom-com with a sole lead.
By Saturday, Mo'Nique herself chimed in on Twitter, suggesting Wilson "take a moment and know the history" of romantic comedies before making such bold claims about her casting. "I wish you the best", Mo'Nique tweeted. So there's a slight grey area, ' she replied. Film critic ReBecca Theodore-Vachon summed up the deeper problem of Wilson's claim and behavior succinctly, saying, "Black women's bodies don't matter when it comes to White women like Rebel Wilson". Numerous people on called Wilson out directly on social media.
"I'm all about supporting plus-size women and I work so hard to do so".
Sunday Night Showdown: Brady vs. Rodgers
Off are: Indianapolis (3-5), Arizona (2-6), New York Giants (1-7), Jacksonville (3-5), Philadelphia (4-4), Cincinnati (5-3). Despite the brilliance of the quarterbacks, the defenses and running games could be the difference in the outcome.
Apple cancels iPhone XR production boost
The iPhone XR - priced starting at $749 - is meant to replace the iPhone 8 introduced a year ago. It's too early to tell if the iPhone XR will have a similar fate as the iPhone 5C.