March 26, 2015 5:52 PM

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With the wild success of hit shows like Empire, Blackish, Fresh Off the Boat, How to Get Away with Murder, and Jane the Virgin, it feels like Hollywood is finally starting to get what so many of us knew all along; audiences want to see diversity. Yet somehow, at this exciting moment of progress for the industry, Deadline Hollywood found it appropriate to publish what can only be described as a call for regression.

The premise of Nellie Andreeva's controversial article -- in which she decries this rise in diversity on TV as "too much of a good thing" -- is that our more ethnically diverse television landscape has come at the expense of white actors. Yes, you read that right. This endangered species of thespian...

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