Another Actor Is Not Here for the Roots Remake

Roots TV series. (Photo: History/A&E)

Another Actor Is Not Here for the Roots Remake

Snoop isn't the only one.

Published June 6, 2016

Last week, Snoop caused a stir when he spoke out against the new remake of the seminal mini-series Roots, claiming the project puts too much emphasis on slavery and not enough on the progress Black people have made.

Turns out, he's not alone in his criticism. Another actor, who incidentally has close ties to Snoop, seems to share his sentiments.

O'Shea Jackson, Jr., who played his dad Ice Cube in Straight Outta Compton, is the latest star to speak out about the remake, telling TMZ he agrees with his uncle Snoop about the project. "All respect to all filmmakers, but we do have stories of triumph," says O'Shea. "We don't always necessarily have to get beat up in order to triumph...and end up as a butler in the end."

Um, was that shade towards Lee Daniels?

Watch the clip below:

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Written by Evelyn Diaz


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