Glow Stars Sent Netflix a Letter to Seek Better Representation
The ladies of Glow revealed this week that in addition to fighting as wrestlers onscreen, they were battling for improved illustration powering the scenes as perfectly.
Star Sunita Mani posted a letter that she and fellow actresses of coloration sent to Netflix more than the summer months, asking the streaming platform to boost their experiences on the clearly show and make them come to feel considerably less “disempowered.”
Mani discussed on Instagram that the stars of coloration in the cast had a “raw and individual coming-with each other” in June to converse about how Glow reckons with race and how to “keep my display accountable.”
Sydelle Noel, Britney Young, Kia Stevens, Ellen Wong and Shakira Barrera joined Mani in sending an significant observe to producers and the show’s creators, Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch.
The letter started, “We are writing to you today to share some feelings that have been suppressed in all of us for a extensive time. As the principal gals of coloration on a show tackling racist and offensive stereotypes, we have felt disempowered throughout our time on GLOW.”