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April 29, 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch Apologizes for Racist Remark

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During a US interview with PBS’ Tavis Smiley, Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch was comparing the opportunities in the entertainment industry for black people in the US as compared to UK. While talking about the difficulties that black actors had to face in the UK, he referred to them as ‘colored’. Cumberbatch said: “I think as far as colored actors go, it gets really different in the UK, and a lot…