Halle Berry Apologizes, Will Not Play Transgender Role
ACTRESS HALLE BERRY ANNOUNCED SHE IS NO LONGER CONSIDERING PLAYING A TRANSGENDER MAN IN AN UPCOMING FILM AFTER FACIGN BACKLASH ON SOCIAL MEDIA.
(CNN) – Backlash on social media has convinced Halle Berry not to take on the role of a transgender man in an upcoming film.
The Academy-Award winning actress discussed the possible role on an Instagram live video.
But criticism from LGBTQ groups changed Berry’s mind.
On Twitter, she said she was grateful for the guidance and critical conversation.
In response to the star’s statement, many thanked her for listening and asked other powerful people to do the same.