Producers for ABC’s The Bachelor broke their silence concerning the discrimination lawsuit against the hit series.
“This complaint is baseless and without merit,” read a statement by Warner Horizon, one of the production companies behind the show. “In fact, we have had various participants of color throughout the series’ history, and the producers have been consistently — and publicly — vocal about seeking diverse candidates for both programs. As… Continue reading ‘Bachelor’ producers say discrimination lawsuit ‘without merit’
When Zachary Quinto came out to New York magazine he was shocked to find that his sexual preference had become “global news.”
While the actor reiterated that he was “really glad that that’s the way it all unfolded” it turns out that other homosexual actors do not share Quinto’s sentiment.
A recent survey reveals that gay actors still believe that coming out influences the type of roles they are offered. According to… Continue reading Gay Actors Poll: Homosexual Stars Feel Coming Out Causes Discrimination
Lying about one’s age in Hollywood has been great for actresses since the start of motion pictures. Imagine Jean Arthur kicking off her fame in her late 30s now, or starring in Shane in her 50s. And it wasn’t just to seem younger. Think of Traci Lords. Umm, never mind. Nor was it just women. Laurence Fishburne said he was older to get… Continue reading The Conversation: Is IMDb Really to Blame for Hollywood's Age Discrimination Issue?
The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputy who arrested Mel Gibson for DUI in July 2006, inadvertently becoming the target of the actor’s now infamous anti-Semitic rant, has sued the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, claiming he has been ostracized by the force since the incident.On Monday, Deputy James Mee filed suit the department, claiming his superiors have [...] Continue reading Mel Gibson Arresting Officer — James Mee — Suing LA Sheriff’s Dept. For Religious Discrimination