The women of Glow revealed this week that along with combating as wrestlers onscreen, they had been combating for higher illustration behind the scenes as properly.
Star Sunita Mani posted a letter that she and fellow actresses of coloration despatched to Netflix over the summer season, asking the streaming platform to enhance their experiences on the present and make them really feel much less “disempowered.”
Mani defined on Instagram that the stars of coloration within the forged had a “uncooked and private coming-together” in June to speak about how Glow reckons with race and the way to “maintain my present accountable.”
Sydelle Noel, Britney Younger, Kia Stevens, Ellen Wong and Shakira Barrera joined Mani in sending an necessary word to producers and the present’s creators, Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch.
The letter started, “We’re writing to you immediately to share some emotions which have been suppressed in all of us for a very long time. Because the principal ladies of coloration on a present tackling racist and offensive stereotypes, now we have felt disempowered all through our time on GLOW.”