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David O. Russell Isn’t The Only Celeb To Make A Terrible Slavery Analogy

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“I’m going to get in so much trouble for saying that.” Truer words were never spoken. That was David O. Russell after complaining to the a New York Daily News correspondent that Jennifer Lawrence’s time commitment to the Hunger Games franchise “talk about 12 years of slavery, that’s what the franchise is.” Since the quote circulated today, the American Hustle director has issued a statement of apology. But not before we decided to look back into recent history to see who else has been ill-advised in their references to our country’s worst sin.
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Meet The Comic Who’s Bringing Beyonce + Michelle Obama To Saturday Night Live

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Saturday Night Live has finally cast its first female black cast member since Maya Rudolph left the show five years ago. Her name is Sasheer Zamata. We told you back in October that she was totally ready for Saturday Night Live, and now that she’s been officially cast, we want to share with you all the reasons why she’s ready to be a featured cast member. (Hint: one of those reasons are her killer Beyoncé, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Michelle Obama impressions.)

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