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Scarlett Johansson has dropped a trans role in movie 'Rub & Tug' after intense backlash

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Johansson's controversial casting as Dante "Tex" Gill, a trans man, was met with an immediate outcry from those who believe that trans roles should be played by trans actors.
Anger grew after the actress' initial public response was widely viewed as insensitive.
A week into the casting backlash, Johansson has pulled out of "Rub & Tug."
Actress Scarlett Johansson's casting as real-life trans man Dante "Tex" Gill in the upcoming film "Rub & Tug" was met with widespread dismay from many who believe that trans roles should be played by trans actors.
While social media and commentators debated...
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Scarlett Johansson has dropped out of movie 'Rub and Tug' after backlash against her playing a transgender man

Scarlett Johansson has dropped out of movie 'Rub and Tug' after backlash against her playing a transgender man

4 monthes ago   |   By

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Scarlett Johansson has dropped out of the movie "Rub and Tug," in which she would have played Dante "Tex" Gill, a trans man who used a massage parlor as a front for prostitution in the 1970s.
Johansson faced backlash for her casting.
Scarlett Johansson is withdrawing from "Rub and Tug," the movie in which she was cast as Dante "Tex" Gill, a transgender man. Johansson received backlash for her casting , including from the transgender community. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Why the World Cup soccer ball looks so different See Also: An...
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