SHAME!!! RACIST BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S RETURNS TO KANSAS CITY THEATERS!!!
One of the most shameful movies that exemplifies Hollywood's legacy of racism hits Kansas City theaters today.
To wit . . .
SHAME ON AMC FOR SHOWING THE DISGUSTING STEREOTYPES DEPICTED IN BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S TODAY IN KANSAS CITY!!
And it's not just TKC making this call.
Here's a quote from someone much smarter . . .
Wall Street Journal: In the decades since the film was released, Rooney’s portrayal of Yunioshi — taped eyelids, buck teeth, sibilant accent and all — has become one of the persistent icons of ethnic stereotype, brought up whenever conversation turns to the topic of Hollywood racism. The depiction has prompted widespread protests whenever the film is screened . . .
Accordingly, check a quick "news" tidbit noting Hollywood recycling this movie today . . .
KMBC: Breakfast at Tiffany's returns to select theatres Wednesday . . . Several showings planned across metro
A screen shot of theaters showing the disgrace . . .
To be fair, AMC is now owned by a Chinese conglomerate and I guess if they don't have a problem with racism against Asians, then it's no big deal. Then again, the character (caricature) is Japanese and not Chinese and corporations from this Communist nation are well known for laughing themselves all the way to the bank even whilst destroying their own environment.
You decide . . .