Michael B. Jordan Pens Open Letter In Response To ‘All Lives Matter’ Controversy

Meaghan Ellis - Author

Sep. 27 2015, Updated 11:24 a.m. ET

Michael B. Jordan has ruffled quite a few feathers over the past couple days, and many fans have had no reservations about blasting the Fantastic Four actor via Twitter. For those who missed it, here’s the latest: First, Jordan came under fire for an “All Lives Matter” message he reportedly shared via Snapchat. Although the message didn’t sit well with an overwhelming number of social media users, apparently, there’s more. The 28-year-old actor also decided to share details about his acting preference during a recent interview with GQ. Jordan revealed that he “wanted to go for roles written for white characters.”

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According to Rolling Out, Michael B. Jordan has been criticized for his “color-blind statements” by readers who have accused him of blatantly disregarding the significance of diversity in the entertainment and film industries. However, that’s not all. The criticism has also opened the door for a number of other allegations against Jordan where race relations are concerned.


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