Scarlett Johansson Exits Film ‘Rub & Tug’ Following Outrage Over Transgender Role

Scarlett Johansson has dropped out of the film Rub & Tug over criticism of her casting as a transgender man.

After the news was announced, people online expressed outrage over the casting of a cis actor in a trans role at a time when Hollywood is pushing for more diversity. And the outrage only increased after her rep said, “Tell them that they can be directed to Jeffrey Tambor, Jared Leto, and Felicity Huffman‘s reps for comment.”

Well, Johansson has now provided a statement to Out...

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