TVLine: Extra, extra, read all about it: CBS’ Supergirl has snapped up Desperate Housewives vet Mehcad Brooks to play the classic role of shutterbug Jimmy Olsen, TVLine has learned.
wonderful. Another character gender/race/origin changed for the sake of ...nothing
Blackwashing, where you arent allowed to criticize it despite it being just as offensive as white-washing I hope this show tanks. Not because of that, but why have Jimmy Olsen anyway? This isnt a superman show. And Supergirl doesnt have compelling stories or villains to carry her own show with, save from being a supporting character to the titans, or superman. If you want actors of various ethnicities in the show, then create new characters, instead of changing existing ones! Its not hard...
Weeeeeeird.... Apart from the whole race thing why is Jimmy Olsen here again?
First of all this show does need Jimmy, this is not Superman Second of all...what the hell, again they changed a characters race for the sake of it. I just hate the fact you can't criticize it since you get called "racist". Oh but if it happened the other way round there would be hell on
I don't agree with it either but I really don't think Jimmy Olsen belongs on this show anyway. I don't think we need another superhero show period.
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