‘Get Out’ Star Ethers Critic for a Bad Review

Chris (DANIEL KALUUYA) with girlfriend Rose (ALLISON WILLIAMS) in Universal Picturesâ   â  Get Out,â   a speculative thriller from Blumhouse (producers of â  The Visit,â   â  Insidiousâ   series and â  The Giftâ  ) and the mind of Jordan Peele.  When a young African-American man visits his white girlfriendâ  s family estate, he becomes ensnared in a more sinister real reason for the invitation. (Photo: Justin Lubin/Universal Studios)

‘Get Out’ Star Ethers Critic for a Bad Review

The negative press killed the film's 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes.

Published March 2, 2017

The new film Get Out has been a smash hit both at the box office ($33.4 million) and with critics — the film even scored an incredible 100 percent on Rotten Tomatoes. That all changed, unfortunately, when film critic and notorious hater Armond White gave the film it's sole negative review.

White's piece, which was published by The National Review, said, "Get Out is the recrudescence of Obama-era unconsciousness. Reducing racial politics to trite horror-comedy" and called the film an "Obama movie for Tarantino fans." Sadly, his negative review brought Get Out's 100 percent score down to 99 percent — and one of the film's stars is pissed.

Lakeith Stanfield, who plays a supporting role in Get Out and is best known for his breakout role of Darius in Atlanta, had no problem telling White just how he felt about his review:

  1. Twitter joined in on the dragging:
  2. Others came to support the rising star:

Catch up on Get Out's incredible box office success with BET Breaks above.

Written by Evelyn Diaz

(Photo: Justin Lubin/Universal Studios)


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