Y'all remember this actor, Joseph Fiennes? He played Gwyneth Paltrow's love interest in Shakespeare in love, Well,reports reveal he'll be playing the role of Michael Jackson in a new TV movie about an alleged road trip the King of Pop took with Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brandon after the September 11 attacks. Fiennes told Entertainment Tonight;
'[Jackson] definitely had an issue — a pigmentation issue — and that’s something I do believe. He was probably closer to my color than his original color.'
'I’m a white, middle-class guy from London. I’m as shocked as you may be.'
This sparked a lot of outrage with fans on why a white actor should play the role of an African American star. See tweets below...