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Harriet Tubman Relative Says Blacks Would Boycott Julia Roberts Movie

7 monthes ago   |   By TMZ

Black people would've boycotted the Harriet Tubman movie back in the day if a studio exec got his wish for Julia Roberts to play the legendary abolitionist... so says Harriet's relative. Harriet's great-great-great-grandniece, Tina Wyatt, tells...
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An Exec Wanted to Cast Julia Roberts as Harriet Tubman and WT Actual F

An Exec Wanted to Cast Julia Roberts as Harriet Tubman and WT Actual F

7 monthes ago   |   By Flare

Julia Roberts is known for playing several iconic roles throughout her career: Vivian in Pretty Woman , Erin Brockovich in Erin Brockovich , Elizabeth Gilbert in Eat Pray Love. Whether she's portraying a sex worker or a middle-class woman on her own version of a gap year, Roberts is used to playing strong, scrappy women often fighting for a purpose. Another thing her characters all have in common? They're white women. Just like Roberts. Which is why the recent revelation that the actor was suggested to play the role of Harriet Tubman -a leading African-American abolitionist who escaped...
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