"Julia Roberts in a head rag running through the woods is just not going to work!" she added.
Whitewashing in Hollywood knows no bounds.
Even more outrageous than this exec's casting suggestion was his response when someone reminded him that Harriet Tubman was a Black woman.
The former TV judge believes putting the abolitionist on the bill before a Black man "downs masculinity" and is the motive of "self-hating" feminists.
The film stars ESSENCE's latest digital cover star, Cynthia Erivo.
Leslie Odom Jr. Has Genius Response To Trump Administration Stalling to Put Harriet Tubman On $20 Bill
The actor is currently starring in "Harriet," in theaters now.
"Lovie" Duncan doesn't know who the late abolitionist is, but she's as captivated by her spirit as we are.
Rep. Joh Katko (R-NY) introduced the Harriet Tubman Tribute Act of 2019 to get the Treasury Department to place Tubman on the $20 by 2020.
Monae joins Cynthia Erivo, who will star as Tubman.
“If you met me in the street and hadn’t heard me speak, would you know I was British, or would you simply see a Black woman?” says the star.