Skip to comments.The killing off of 'Batgirl' was a senseless blow to diverse DC Comics fans (NBC)
Posted on 08/10/2022 6:22:00 AM PDT by Salman
When “Batman and Robin” came out in 1997, it seemed like everyone was focused on Alicia Silverstone’s body. The actor who played Batgirl was greeted with misogynistic and body-shaming echoes of “Fatgirl” by so-called fans of the franchise. In a particularly gross quip, late director Joel Schumacher laughed about how Batgirl’s suit came “with nipples. We’re an equal opportunity movie.”
When it was announced last summer that an actor of color was going to play Batgirl in a live action film, racist trolls came for star Leslie Grace in the same way they came for Halle Bailey after she was chosen to star as Ariel in “The Little Mermaid.” In the comics, Batgirl is white. Grace is Dominican. Some fanboys couldn’t deal with the fact that they weren’t getting the Batgirl they wanted.
Why can’t Batgirl get a break?
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Economic Analysis: Apparently, somehow through it all, Warner Brothers is still in business to make money.
Start referring to Batgirl’s death as a late-term abortion. That should silence most of the critics.
Hahahahahahahaha. The tears of my enemies are delicious.
Whoever wrote that article is an idiot. Is this how people talk these days?
I must be in a bubble.
This dreck isn’t “news”. It’s anti-White racial bigotry.
Geez. A company loses money dumping “Batgirl” in the dumpster and people in this country start whining like a bunch of whinyass little kids screaming that it’s the end of the world. The idiot comic fans need to grow up. You can’t act retarded all of your life.
Shove it, NBC. No senient being believes your bullshi...er...bull Dorkbama.
Just sit there and hang out with your fellow very, very low IQ fellow journalism majors and pretend that we actually care about anything you say.
Zaslav is just getting started with his dismantling of the woke idiots at WB. The other race swapped crap Supergirl also chopped and faggot, psycho Ezra Miller Flash also scrapped.
According to what I have read elsewhere, this film was a wretched mess. The studio execs pulled the plug before they sank money into distributing this turkey.
“ When “Batman and Robin” came out in 1997, it seemed like everyone was focused on Alicia Silverstone’s body. The actor who played Batgirl was greeted with misogynistic and body-shaming echoes of “Fatgirl” by so-called fans of the franchise.”
What claptrap…. What I remember most people focusing on was the insanely gay costumes of Batman and Robin and mocking the fact they had nipples, and how generally bad it was. I don’t recall much if any commentary about Silverstone being fat.
I am sure there may have been some comments by someone in that vein, but hardly was it a large or major amount of attention
It would appear that the wallets of “diverse DC Comics fans” were welded as shut as everybody else’s.
Yes the movie industry is supposed to operate at a loss so that wokesters can feel good.
See post 12. This article starts out with a flagrant lie and just goes down from there..
It ain’t acting. It’s weapons-grade perpetual adolescense.
They get all upset over a comic book character, but have no problem pulling unborn children apart in their mothers’ wombs. These are sick fekkin’ people we’re dealing with.
Women who look like women are apparently “fat” now.
The majority of current super heroes were invented by men. Most of them Caucasian, some of them Jewish.
If you can not enjoy them, then invent your own.
Just changing their skin tone or their sex does not count. That is lazy and not creative.
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