‘2 more white guys? I’m out’! Diversi-tools cry foul over new True Detective stars
Cue the asplosions!
With the announcement that season 2 of “True Detective” will star Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn, HBO has cemented its status as the home for white male supremacy:
@KatMcKinley There's a segment of the internet that is upset that True Detective season 2 will be starred by two white (straight) guys.
— RB (@RBPundit) September 23, 2014
HBO should just change its name to KKK, are we right?
Two white male actors cast in season 2 of True Detective? You don't say…
— Matthew A. Cherry (@MatthewACherry) September 23, 2014
More white men. Yay. RT @MichaelAusiello: It's official: COLIN FARRELL AND VINCE VAUGHN confirmed for Season 2 of TRUE DETECTIVE.
— Linda (@bookdal) September 23, 2014
Maybe in the next season of True Detective, Colin Farrell & Vince Vaughn can solve the mystery of the missing female and non-white actors
— Jessica Valenti (@JessicaValenti) September 23, 2014
True Detective literally reinvents itself after a season and STILL the leads are two white men? what a shame.
— MOLOCH THE LOVELESS (@MochineGun) September 23, 2014
Two more middle aged white guys as leads? Oh, #TrueDetective you are truly VANGUARD television!
— Angie Manfredi (@misskubelik) September 23, 2014
Disappointing news that Rachel McAdams (or a woman in general) isn't starring in season 2 of #TrueDetective. Two white dudes again? Boring.
— Mark Manio (@markmanio) September 23, 2014
true detective will have two white male leads again? the chance i'll even consider watching it is back at 0%
— kelsie (@kenyarosewaters) September 23, 2014
Cool, more middle aged white dudes as your main protags. Good one, True Detective. Pushing dem boundaries.
— Sarah Marino (@sarahmarino) September 23, 2014
— kelsey mckinney (@mckinneykelsey) September 23, 2014
true detective season 2: more moody white males!!!!! OH BOY OH BOY OH BOY!
— andrea (@zevallos_andrea) September 23, 2014
really looking forward to another season of true detective starring two more white men
— garbage tweeter (@garbage_person) September 23, 2014
In news that shocks no one: next season of True Detective will star two white dudes. Way to be progressive.
— Tessa Pekeles (@Tessa_N_P) September 23, 2014
— Sandra Valle (@SandritaV_11) September 23, 2014
Great choice, True Detective 2! MORE WHITE MEN — WE NEED MORE WHITE MEN. DEAR GOD THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH OF US
— Ryan O'Donnell (@RyanODonnellPA) September 23, 2014
True Detective replaced 2 white male actors with… 2 white male actors. WAY TO GO.
— Jillianne Hamilton (@JillianneWrites) September 23, 2014
So True Detective's gonna have two more old white dudes. Great.
— alayne stone ♟ (@heartofacloud) September 23, 2014
Vince Vaughn & Colin Farrell for true detective season 2. Ah yes another pair of white guys, what diversity. Amazing.
— Rad[hika] (@radtastiic) September 23, 2014
majorly bummed by the true detective white male rinse & repeat.
— Trapper Keeper (@indiamorgan) September 23, 2014
True Detective season 2: two white men. SHOCKING.
— nicolelauren (@n_richrdson) September 23, 2014
Wow two more white guys in True Detective… Tell me again how this is supposed to be the pinnacle of television?? #whatajoke
— Lily Stanicek (@lilystanicek) September 23, 2014
I don't really have a horse in this race as I didn't like the first season of True Detective but isn't it awfully white maley?
— Hannahlily Angus (@IdaLupinoThings) September 23, 2014
Wow. You'd think it'd kill the people behind true detective to hire anyone other than white straight guys?
— Laura M (@sdlauram) September 23, 2014
Oh good they managed to find two more white dudes to be on True Detective.
— Maria M (@MariaMelee) September 23, 2014
True Detective is misogynistic derivative white man nonsense NOW WITH ADDED VINCE VAUGHN y'all enjoy S2 I'll just be chillin in Broad City
— Lauren Searle-LeBel (@SquirrelLeBel) September 23, 2014
oh look true detective just cast two more white dudes guess all that talk about representation was fifty shades of bullshit
— becca (@goddamnshoe) September 23, 2014
RT@clawhandz FUCK TRUE DETECTIVE thx for placating your critics by saying you would have a more diverse season 2 and then cast two white MEN
— Grace (@goodnesGRACEous) September 23, 2014
Just one question for these nudniks:
.@mckinneykelsey How exhausting is it for you to get up in the morning? Serious question.
— S.M (@redsteeze) September 23, 2014