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Michael Jackson was and still is a big inspiration for Chris Brown. The sing idolized the late, great King of Pop and is not at all happy that a white actor has been cast to play him in an upcoming TV film.
As we previously reported, Joseph Fiennes has been cast as Jackson in a new British TV comedy titled "Elizabeth, Michael and Marlon." The film chronicles a road trip that Marlon Brando, Elizabeth Taylor and MJ are rumored to have made in an attempt to leave New York after the September 11 attacks.
Joseph Fiennes will play Michael Jackson in an upcoming comedy
"I'm a white, middle-class guy from London," Fiennes told Entertainment Tonight. "I'm as shocked as you may be. But he definitely had a pigmentation issue, and that's something I do believe. So, he was probably closer to my color than his original color."
On Friday, January 29, Brown vented about the casting via Twitter.
"Y'all know y'all dead wrong to have dude play MJ," he wrote. "If that's the case LET ME BE SUPERMAN. Da fuck they do that at? Is that blackface? I DONT SUPPORT THAT CORNY ASS SHIT!"
Y'all know y'all dead wrong to have dude play MJ. If that's the case LET ME BE SUPERMAN. Da fuck they do that at? Is that blackface?— Chris Brown (@chrisbrown) January 30, 2016
I DONT SUPPORT THAT CORNY ASS SHIT!— Chris Brown (@chrisbrown) January 30, 2016