Just in case you didn’t feel like seeing the below pic first.

So remember when Joseph Fiennes was cast as Michael Jackson even though he is a white English man and everyone thought hey that’s a terrible idea? Turns out, it’s a REALLY terrible idea!

But don’t worry guys, Joseph Fiennes determined that it was totally okay because it wasn’t stereotyping. Except for the fact that Michael Jackson was never a white man no matterhis skin tone. So.

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“I deal in imagination, so I don’t think imagination should have rules stamped on them,” he continued. “If it promotes stereotyping, then it’s wrong. I made a distinction that the Jackson project doesn’t do that.”

Well alright then! Problem solved.

Wow.