Tag: TMZ

‘Not Too Dark’ Actors Preferred ACURA IS UNDER FIRE FOR THEIR SUPER BOWL CASTING REQUIREMENT

When Acura was putting together its casting call for actors to star in their 2012 Super Bowl commercial alongside Jerry Seinfeld, they had some interesting requirements —specifically, a not “too dark” rule. Dug up by TMZ, the ‘brown paper bag’ casting sheet also wanted the man to look, “nice looking and friendly.” Immediately, the Japan-based company apologized saying, […]

Two African-Americans to File Suit Against ‘The Bachelor’ Creators, Citing Racism – Will Show Creators Finally Cast A Black Lead?

According to TMZ, two African American men—Christopher Johnson and Nathaniel Claybrooks—will be filing suit against the creators of the TV dating shows The Bachelor and The Bachelorette citing racist casting practices. After turning up at a casting for the show, Johnson and Claybrooks allege they were both taken aside and asked why […]