Benedict Cumberbatch Lands In Trouble For ‘Racist’ Remark; The ‘Sherlock’ Star Apologizes Profusely For His Mistake

January 27, 2015 11:31 PM

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Benedict Cumberbatch has referred to black actors as “colored” and is now apologizing profusely for his mistake. What is ironic is that the “Sherlock” star was actually campaigning for diversity in the industry when he committed the racist remark.

The "Sherlock" star was guesting on PBS' "The Tavis Smiley Show" when he made the controversial statement, "I think as far as coloured actors go, it gets really different in the UK, and a lot of my friends have had more opportunities here [in America] than in the UK, and that's something that needs ...

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