‘White Chicks’ star Marlon Wayans pushes back on cancel culture, vows to never self-censor
Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Tuesday’s episode of White Chicks
Marlon Wayans is no stranger to being called out as part of a cancel culture, and he’s not backing down from his stance.
“I don’t know about you, but I’m not in this business to win people over,” he told Teen Vogue. “And the amount of people that say that to me — that’s not my issue, that’s not my responsibility, that’s not what I’m here to do.
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Wayans is set to star in the new Netflix series, which is expected to air in the spring. In the series, inspired by the 2011-2012 TV show White Chicks created by Wayans and former White Chicks co-star, Lena Dunham, Wayans plays an aspiring musician. White Chicks is set to premiere in the fall. Wayans previously spoke to The New York Times and told Teen Vogue that he has been critical of the cancel culture, explaining, “I don’t believe in cancel culture.” And he seems to be sticking to his guns. “I’m going to keep being loud and I’m definitely not going to be quiet,” he said.
White Chicks is a comedy that blends Wayans’ love of music with his sense of humor. The show also features Dunham, who has already said that she will be playing a character named Jessica. And the show stars a cast of black and biracial women, including comedian Latasha Harlow, who has since said on Twitter that she will be playing a character named Hannah. Both Jessica and Hannah are also played by Wayans.
Wayans’ career as an actor began to take off in 2007 when he first appeared on screen in his recurring role as “Pee-Wee” on the short-lived NBC comedy, 90210.
“I loved my character Pee-Wee,” he told The New York Times in 2011. “I loved him in so many ways. He was so funny and he was so cool and he was so smart. And he had a lot of friends, really cool friends, and he knew everybody. I liked that. This was the first time I was