Did Thandie Newton Just Call Starbucks Racist?

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 07:  Actress Thandie Newton attends the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' "Mad Max: Fury Road" at TCL Chinese Theatre on May 7, 2015 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Did Thandie Newton Just Call Starbucks Racist?

See the store display that made her pause.

Published January 7, 2016

Thandie Newton is giving Starbucks the side-eye after she got an extra shot of racism along with her morning latte earlier this week. The actress called out the coffee giant for a very questionable store display for selling Colombian coffee beans in one of its Central London locations:

Starbucks, which can't seem to win with the PR nightmares lately — remember the "War on Christmas" and those morbid polar bear cookies? — was quick to apologize for the gaffe:

What do you think? Is Starbucks' display racist or nah?

Either way, we know racism is everywhere... and so does Sandra Bullock. Watch the actress discuss what she tells her Black son about the world in our exclusive interview, below:

(Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Written by Evelyn Diaz


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