September 19, 2019

Scarlett Johansson Is Right About Acting

“Scarlett Johansson became something of a conservative hero on Friday for speaking out against identity politics.

She told As If magazine, in quotes excerpted by the Daily Mail, “You know, as an actor I should be allowed to play any person, or any tree, or any animal because that is my job and the requirements of my job.”

But now, she’s saying her comments about giving up the role of a transgender person in Rub and Tug after backlash were taken out of context.

“The question I was answering in my conversation with the contemporary artist, David Salle, was about the confrontation between political correctness and art,” she said in a statement to Entertainment Weekly on Sunday.”

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