There’s a beauty in the stories of The Room and The Disaster Artist, and one can’t help but cheer for Wiseau’s innocence and dreams even as he fails spectacularly.
We remember soldiers of the past who died in combat, only to send more soldiers to their deaths across the globe.
Many historical figures and current powerful people abused others on the road to power. Just as we celebrate and glorify racist figures, so do we honour abusive people.
It’s not just in Hollywood: Sexual misconduct—particularly perpetuated by male authority figures—happens everywhere.
Complacency and denial has a lot to do with our hidden racism. When we deny racism, defend white supremacist ideology, and express ideas relating to segregation or white nationalism, we naturally increase the problem.
I think the fact that women are discriminated against in society is obvious and doesn’t need to be argued.
It is the “lazy millennials” who speak up for equality and aim to create a society where everyone is accepted and provided for.