It’s always disgraceful to hear stories about how our favorite black actors were and resident It is handled when it comes to movie sets. Some struggled with proper lighting for deeper tones, while some were spoiled for hair and makeup. I’ve compiled a list of my favorite actors who have bypassed not-so-old Hollywood tactics, and show them what’s good?
You may recognize Yvette Nicole Brown from Nickelodeon’s OG Show, Drake and Joshlike Helen, or above social communication Like Shirley Bennett. Actor opened in 2019 on Twitter About how most black actors have to bring their “wigs and clips” and their foundation shades.
Malcolm Barrett Another celebrity was tweeting about #ActingWhileBlack. He highlighted the status of black hairstylists who were obsessed with Hollywood, saying that many black actors would style their hair before a movie or TV show because the right hairdressers for “everyone” have never included blacks.
Gabrielle Union thinks “fabric discrimination” is real, along with model Olivia Anakoy. The actress reflected on her past days and times on the red carpet on movie sets when she wasn’t so fond of her hair. However, many movie sets didn’t work in the budgets that needed black makeup and hairstylists.
Marsai Martin was one of the celebrities who tackled hair discrimination with Teen Vogue. But being on a show like blackishhad the opportunity to use her voice in effects coloring and lighting in television and cinema.
Who would have known Beyoncé had to tell a production company to embrace her beautiful curves. This week, news broke that the singer has Austin powers The poster board was redesigned because it looked “too thin”. Hollywood’s meticulous tactic of preying on fair-skinned black women with European features. She said, “You made me so skinny. Not me.”
Princess Tiana, nicknamed Anika Noni Rose, was a victim of skin lightening when Wreck and Ralph A sequel starring Tiana Very Light was released.
KJ Smith was told to “just come with your hair washed” when she had a commercial two years ago ahead of her regular Tyler Perry’s series. systas.
Cicely Tyson opened up with the Hollywood Reporter in 2020 that when she started her career, her makeup would be “gray” because makeup artists didn’t know how to shade her skin.
former Real Host Loni Love has criticized makeup artists for making it look gray before, saying, “Honey, I brought a full glam set, flat irons, pink lotion, and shea butter sometimes during a new set.”
Everyone knows why Monique Coleman wore headbands during High School Musical series. It was because the TV crew styled her woven hair in a “lousy” position.
Lupita Nyong’o and Grazia UK magazine felt a little nervous after the magazine “edited and smoothed” her hair to fit a more “European-centric” look for its 2017 cover.
Viola Davis’ decision not to wear a wig at the 2012 Academy Awards has been buzzing all over social media since it was the first time she had ever worn her natural hair. “I didn’t wear a wig at the 2012 Academy Awards it was my protest,” she said.
Keke Palmer was part of PSA by Glamor along with Uzo Aduba and Gabrielle Union on behind-the-scenes discrimination regarding hair, saying, “I’ve been told it obscures people’s view.”
Legendary and creative Iman shared the real reason behind her cosmetics line that launched in 1994. When she started modeling and posed for photo shoots in 1975 for American Vogue, a makeup artist asked her, “Have you brought your own foundation?”
Kerry Washington’s InStyle cover has been completely edited to make him look not quite like Washington. I open the cover her skin, it was completely unrecognizable.