Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Robert Downey Jr. Dons Blackface for "Tropic Thunder"

Hat tip to Light-skinned-ed Girl for posting this.

One of the more embarrassing historical relics of showbusiness history has come back to haunt us some more as Robert Downey Jr. dons blackface in the new Vietnam movie (Gee, we really need another of those!) Tropic Thunder. If you need a reminder of the history of blackface, this should help:

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