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Scarlett Johansson has dropped out of movie ‘Rub and Tub’ after backlash against her playing a transgender man





Scarlett Johansson at the 2018 Met Gala.

  • Scarlett Johansson has dropped out of the movie “Rub and Tug,” in which she would have played Dante “Tex” Gill, a trans man who used a massage parlor as a front for prostitution in the 1970s.
  • Johansson faced backlash for her casting.

Scarlett Johansson is withdrawing from “Rub and Tug,” the movie in which she was cast as Dante “Tex” Gill, a transgender man. Johansson received backlash for her casting, including from the transgender community.

Johansson issued a statement to Out Magazine on Friday announcing her departure, saying “Our cultural understanding of transgender people continues read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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