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In an apology on Twitter, Lin-Manuel Miranda publicly acknowledged criticisms that 'In The Heights' only cast light-skinned actors as its main Latino characters. Critics have noted the real-life Washington Heights is heavily Afro-Latino.

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I don’t understand the apology. Why apologize I just saw the movie it shows a beautiful representation of Latino. That’s what my family looks like all different shades. Im from the DR 'Your acting was good but the shade of your skin... not quite correct.' NPR is funded by Amazon Amazon competes directly with HBO/Time Warner. HBO/Time Warner made “In the Heights” “In the Heights” is competing with “Quiet Place 2” for box office ticket sales. “Quiet Place 2” was made by Amazon Studios This entire colorism narrative is biased

Lmao Good point. Probably need more orthodox Jews too. Legit I work with people who were talking about how this is evidence of his past racism and they can't believe he hasn't been canceled yet. In other news, I'm job hunting... wokesplaining I’m very confused. Is it colorism to cast light-skinned Latino actors in a movie about darker-skinned Latinos? Or is it colorism to complain this is whitewashing because the Latino actors aren’t dark enough, and thus “too white?”

Ridiculous. Why apologize to people you know will not forgive you / are just being performatively outraged anyway?

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As a Latina who has been dismissed before because I’m “not brown enough,” screw this, and screw LMM for apologizing for hiring Latinos. I’m tired of this crap. One thing that the Dominican York’s from Washington Heights don’t call themselves is Latinx. Wow, what a way to cancel out all the actors in the movie and their hard work and talent.

Personally (and yes, I’m a White female), I was bothered most by the scanty clothing on the female leads. Abuela excepted. Are y'all really coming for Lin-Manuel Miranda for colorism? I don't want to be the conspiracy theory nut but this feels manufactured. Please let this man live and keep shining, stop trying to take down successful people over nonsense.

It’s true! I was impressed honestly, how did people miss this Insufferable constant ethnic/racial performance art. So. . .what is he going to do about it? He wasn't sorry when he cast the movie. It always come down (no pun) to the Gondwana whiners vs their superior Laurasia.

NPR Cookie Consent and ChoicesI'll be his mother said, 'Can't wait to get my laundry room back!' wow YAY

Did Miranda apologize when idiots complained that Hamilton and Burr were white, not as portrayed on stage? this is so f stupid. This is an issue I have been trying to get people to pay attention to for years; colourism. Omg I didn’t even think of that when watching the movie. Lmao 😂😂. Maybe he Sammy Sosa’d them all?

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