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Kristen Bell Acknowleges Her Acts of Complicity

Playing the character of Molly on Central Park shows a lack of awareness of my pervasive privilege.

Kristen posted this on her instagram.

Casting a mixed race character with a white actress undermines the specificity

of the mixed race and Black American experience.

It was wrong and we, on the Central Park team, are pledging to make it right.

I am happy to relinquish this role to someone who can give a much more accurate portrayal

and I will commit to learning, growing and doing my part for equality and inclusion.”

Full Story: HERE

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