Iron Fist: On False Choices, Whitedudesplaining & Expecting Gratitude for Doing Diversity (badly)

These tweets were from a thread back in March 2017. They were originally collected on Storify but with Storify closing on May 16, 2018, they’ve been recollected here.

The first tweet links to an excellent summary of the whole Finn Jones/Iron FistΒ twitter mess — I made it after the rest of the tweets in this Storify but it provides necessary context. Unsurprisingly it started with a white dude not knowing how to just stop & listen before flouncing (temporarily) and leaving the WOC who tried–reasonably–to explain where he was failing to be piled on by defensive fans.

https://twitter.com/GeekMelange/status/838860068808495104

https://twitter.com/GeekMelange/status/838471153190637574

https://twitter.com/GeekMelange/status/838471788996800512

https://twitter.com/GeekMelange/status/838630756117282816

https://twitter.com/GeekMelange/status/838637433759621124

https://twitter.com/GeekMelange/status/838638212297928704

https://twitter.com/GeekMelange/status/838639788798410752

https://twitter.com/GeekMelange/status/838640095766904832

https://twitter.com/GeekMelange/status/838640724862185473

https://twitter.com/GeekMelange/status/838641490213617664

Addendum: Having now seenΒ bothΒ Iron Fist season 1 andΒ The Defenders and Danny Rand’s initial meeting with Luke Cage, I can definitely say that Danny is anything but the partner that Luke deserves and it’s a damn shameΒ Luke CageΒ season 2 is going to have that #martialartsmayo sandwich thrown into the mix.

https://twitter.com/GeekMelange/status/838818361001840641

https://twitter.com/GeekMelange/status/838818710710267905

 

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