Candace Owens enters the debate on whether Jodie Turner Smith was a good choice to represent Anne Boleyn in a new miniseries.
The actress portrayed England of King Henry VIII wife on Tuesday night (June 1) in the first of three episodes of Channel 5 Anne Boleyn. The project followed it in the months leading up to its execution in 1536.
Speaking to Twitter, the conservative commentator shared her perspective, comparing the portrayal of a black woman of a white woman to the ability of whites to act as the 44th president and his wife.
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“In fact, I totally agree with Jodie Turner playing the role of Anne Boleyn as long as the radical left promises to keep quiet if in the future Henry Caville is selected to play Barack Obama and Rachel McAdams can play. Michelle. Not double standards – K? ” she wrote.
The tweet was in response to a post from Twitter user @BellaWallerstei, who shared an image of Anne Boleyn and a caption that read: “On this day in 1533 Anne Boleyn was crowned Queen of England . For the benefit of Channel 5 researchers, this is what Anne Boleyn looked like. “
In an interview with the Radio schedules Last month, Turner-Smith reflected on his historic casting, saying, “It’s a lot more accessible and appealing to a contemporary audience when you cast that way because we distil it down to a human experience. ask someone to watch a movie or to observe any art, you ask them to suspend their beliefs.
She added: “I’m aware that this is going to be overkill for some people because they will feel too distracted by it, but I think for a lot of other people who are finally ready to see the world in a different way, they are I will see that this is a human story that we tell, and a fascinating story as well. “