Native Actors Walk off Set of Adam Sandler Movie After Insults to Women, Elders

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  1. chapped

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    Will Howard get all upset like he did at Mel Gibson?
    After all Howard is all about defending racial stereotypes right?

    Even tho in this case it's a Jew goofing on Native Americans....:grad:





    Approximately a dozen Native actors and actresses, as well as the Native cultural advisor, left the set of Adam Sandler’s newest film production,The Ridiculous Six, on Wednesday. The actors, who were primarily from the Navajo nation, left the set after the satirical western’s script repeatedly insulted native women and elders and grossly misrepresented Apache culture.

    The examples of disrespect included Native women’s names such as Beaver’s Breath and No Bra, an actress portraying an Apache woman squatting and urinating while smoking a peace pipe, and feathers inappropriately positioned on a teepee.



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    Actor Loren Anthony stands next to a seated Adam Sandler on the set of 'Ridiculous Six.' Photo source: instagram.com/lorenanthony


    The film, which is said to be a spoof of The Magnificent Sevenand was written by Adam Sandler and his frequent collaborator Tim Herlihy, is currently under production by Happy Madison Productions for a Netflix-only release. The movie will star Adam Sandler, Nick Nolte, Steve Buscemi, Dan Aykroyd, Jon Lovitz and Vanilla Ice.

    Among the actors who walked off the set were Navajo Nation tribal members Loren Anthony, who is also the lead singer of the metal band Bloodline, and film student Allison Young. Anthony says that though he understands the movie is a comedy, the portrayal of the Apache was severely negligent and the insults to women were more than enough reason to walk off the set.

    “There were about a dozen of us who walked off the set,” said Anthony, who told ICTMN he had initially refused to do the movie. He then agreed to take the job when producers informed him they had hired a cultural consultant and efforts would be made for tasteful representation of Natives.


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    "Tonto, we're surrounded by injuns, what are we gonna do?"
    "What you mean we, white man?"
     
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    WaaaaH?

    They haven't learned their lesson since we fleeced them for Manhattan.
     
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    Did he pay them with tainted blanket?
     
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    Why do these studios keep financing Adam Sandler projects? Are these the same company "yes men" who green light re-boots of already re-booted movies?
     
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    I wish they'd have gone into "Shep Mode" on that hack.

     
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    A lot of people walk out of his movies nowadays too
     
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    when i was in high school we went to palm springs for a baseball tournament and some of the high schools were like coachella valley high school "angry arabs" , Indio High "Rajah"... those were the days
     
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    I lol'd at Beaver's Breath.
     
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    $300 million
    Sandler net worth
     
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    All of those awful movies make money
     
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    I'm sure if I saw this shit movie, I'd walk out of it too.
     
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    After a couple of hours of listening to Adam Sandler jokes they were ready to get the hell out of there and start knocking back some fire water.
     
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    Ykw can never finance their own projects.
     
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    Fuck em'
    What a bunch of cry baby's. Take the check and move on.
     
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    Talk about getting your feathers ruffled!

    :c
     
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    for a Netflix-only release

    FINALLY, Sandler movies are getting the treatment they deserve.
     
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    Let's hope that the remaining actors, cameramen, production assistants and producers follow suit.