Sony Hack: Scott Rudin, Amy Pascal Made Racist President Obama Jokes in Leaked Emails, Apologize for Insensitive Remarks

December 11, 2014 7:16 PM

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Sony Hack: Scott Rudin, Amy Pascal Made Racist President Obama Jokes in Leaked Emails, Apologize for Insensitive Remarks

All-around awful. Sony Pictures chair Amy Pascal and high-powered producer Scott Rudin joked about President Barack Obama's race in an incendiary email exchange leaked by hackers, as posted by BuzzFeed on Wednesday, Dec. 10. They later issued apologies for their insensitive remarks.

In the messages, Pascal allegedly asked Rudin for suggestions on what she should discuss with Obama at a "stupid" fundraising breakfast hosted by DreamWorks Animation head Jeffrey Katzenberg, a big Democratic donor, in November 2013.

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