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Seth Rogen Apologizes for Black Face
Seth Rogen Apologizes for Black Face

Producer Seth Rogen Apologizes for Black Face Incident on the Set of 'Good Boys'

Seth Rogen:"This shouldnt have happened, and Im terribly sorry it did

Producers of the upcoming comedy Good Boys got in hot water this week when a story came out that they darkened the skin of one of the child actors. Now one of those producers is speaking out.

And he's apologizing.

READ:Producers Behind New Film 'Good Boys' Put Child Actor in Blackface

That producer is Seth Rogen and he put a statement on Thursday, August 2nd, apologizing for what happened. Rogen said "This shouldnt have happened, and Im terribly sorry it did.

He also said:

I wont give excuses for why it happened. Ill just say that as soon I was made aware of it, I ensured we put an end to it and I give my word that on any project my team and I are involved in, we will take every precaution to make sure something similar does not take place again. Im engaging in conversations to make sure I find the best way to do that. Its on me to be proactive. Reacting isnt enough.

READ: Atlanta Charter School Faces Backlash For Second Grade Blackface Presentation

The kid who was given black face was a light-skinned African American kid who was given the makeup to match the skin tones of one of the stars of the film, 11-year-old actor Keith L Williams.

Good Boys is being directed by Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky. It is expected to come out 2019.

H/T:Indie Wire