Likewise, if you step away from Disney-owned labels, you’ll still find hatred spewed at other popular (and largely white) shows like House of Dragon, the awaited Game of Thrones prequel, which dared to cast Steve Toussaint, a Black man, as Lord Corlys Velaryon.
“It seems to be very hard for people to swallow,” Toussaint told Men’s Health. “They are happy with a dragon flying. They’re happy with white hair and violet-colored eyes, but a rich Black guy? That’s beyond the pale.”