Whoopi Goldberg has hit out at racist critics who she says have “slammed” House of the Dragon and The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power for their “woke” casting.
The Rings of Power is available to watch on Prime Video, and House of the Dragon is streaming on HBO Max in the US and Sky Atlantic in the UK.
“And there are critics who are saying, ‘They were too woke by adding diverse characters,’” Goldberg explained.
Hostin’s sentiments echo earlier remarks made by The Rings of Power’s Lenny Henry, who addressed scrutinising fantasy fans in a recent interview, saying: “God bless them.
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