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Ava DuVernay's Advice on Hollywood: "Follow the White Guys, They've Got This Thing Wired"


Ava DuVernay shared advice on how to get ahead in an industry in which she finds herself to be a minority.

"You gotta follow the white guys. Truly. They’ve got this thing wired," she advised during her closing keynote at the 2015 BlogHer conference, held at the Hilton in New York City. “Too often, we live within their games, so why would you not study what works? Take away the bad stuff — because there’s a lot — and use the savvy interesting stuff and figure out how they can apply. It’s a good one for the ladies.”

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-Foxtrot2009d ago

She says that yet Hollywood are more then happy to race swap characters despite them being a different race in the comics....and for what to make other people happy.

This is why we can't have nice things.