May 22, 2017  

Winona Ryder Slams the Fuss Around 'Dilemma' Gay Joke

November 27, 2010 (3:38 am) GMT
The actress insisted she would not be part of a film that uses offensive language because she is sensitive to the issue.
Winona Ryder

was stunned by the outcry over a 'gay' joke in new film "", insisting she would not "be part" of a movie she thought was "offensive". Officials at the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) organization demanded the axing of a scene from the upcoming movie after a preview clip showed 's character tell a room of people, "Ladies and gentlemen, electric cars... are gay."

Ron Howard opted to keep the scene in the final cut of the film, and Ryder is glad the director refused to bow to the group's pressure as she can't understand the fuss surrounding the line. She tells Britain's Total Film magazine, "It's just crazy because I'm very sensitive to that issue and if I thought something was offensive I wouldn't want to be part of it."

"Plus all my gay friends use that word all the time so (protesters will) have to go and give them a hard time too. The line has, however, been pulled from the movie's trailer following complaints.

Follow us :

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Are Ready to Start Co-Parenting Their 6 Kids
  2. Watch Lana Del Rey Get Cozy With The Weeknd in 'Lust for Life' Video
  3. Kylie Jenner Is 'Annoyed' That Ariel Winter Keeps Stealing Her Look
  4. Kris Jenner Wants Her Marriage With Caitlyn to Be Annulled
  5. The Chainsmokers Hints at Collaboration with BTS
  6. Super Junior Shows Off Strong Bond After Recent Meet-Up
  7. Burglar Hits Michael B. Jordan's Home, Walks Off With Cash and Jewelry
  8. Report: Katy Perry Is Dating Takeoff of Migos