‘The Outsider’ Actress Cynthia Erivo Responds To Stephen King’s Controversial Comments About Diversity

Published on Jan 16, 2020

Yesterday, some tweets from horror author (and executive producer on about two dozen TV shows and films that are in development based on his stories) Stephen King went viral after the writer decided to use the platform to explain why he didn’t feel that diversity should be a consideration in the selection of awards. As you might expect, this stance caused a bit of controversy.

Today, during a TCA panel (via Deadline), Oscar-nominated actress Cynthia Erivo, who stars in the new HBO series “The Outsider” (based on King’s novel of the same name), responded to the comments.

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Author: Charles Barfield