As a multicultural person I’m not mad at white people for casting elizabeth olsen like im not mad at them for Samuell l Jackson being cast as fury #hypocrites #its a movie #make your own movie then #more wanda for us
And I can’t wait to see wanda in the xmen apocolpse…
I can’t believe you just tagged my post racist! Wanda Maximoff is my Fave Marvel character. Its why I have a blog dedicated to her(and catwoman) you know it all.
wanda has many different ethnictys that make up her character she is not just one thing you know! she is also german and a jew as well. So technically wandas like a half caste and doesnt have to look specifically like any culture like me I should be brown like the rest of my family but I’m a snow flake :/
So don’t call me racist for not generalizing people and you can go back to race bashing elizabeth olsen by your self you douche!!!!
Look, I’m not interested in serving you platitudes if all you’re going to take from that is jumping down my throat for putting your post in my race rhetoric tag. So I’ll cut to the point. Your post was insensitive and ignorant. Being a fan of Wanda doesn’t exempt you from contributing to racist attitudes concerning the Romani nor should it.
German is a nationality and one that can encompasses PoC for that matter. Likewise, there are PoC who are Jewish (I’m not going to get in to how ethnic lines are drawn differently in Europe because WWII history should be lesson enough). The issue with Elizabeth Olsen being cast for Wanda isn’t that she looks white—because hey my aunt looks white but she sure isn’t—it’s that she is white and not at all Romani. This also isn’t the first time that Elizabeth Olsen has taken a role that should’ve gone to a WoC, so—even though I never once bashed her in my reply—I will, thanks.
I would urge you to try and correct your thoughts on race representation again, but considering the unwarranted juvenile insult I’ll save my breath. Grow up.
you should re-read my post again. wanda is more than any of the ethnictys that define her Romani German and Jewish maybe more just because I’m just not singling out her being Romani because I know she is just as german and jewish! thats my point don’t generalize her,
concerning her in aou the character is going to be from eastern Europe and they may(they’ve tried them) or may not have accent which I hope for the latter
elizabeth olsen portrayal of Wanda is a look how are you supposed to know what a German/Romani/Jew persons supposed to look like she could look white equally as she could look olive skinned. I’m tired of people geting angry at me for not being racist at aou wanda and being called racist for it… maybe you should grow up. this is from a person of German/Portuguese/Maori/English Decent and I definitely don’t consider one ethnicty more important than the other! .
unlike you. and if she was played by a darker skinned actress I feel like you’d be posting up post about her not being german enough or something … diversity is key and the end of the day elizabeth olsen is not playing her self, her ethnicity has nothing to do with this. end of story you act like shes gonna go all Norwegian on your a$$ or something.
>if you really loved Wanda as much as you claim to you would know that being Romani is a huge part of who she is. She’s not German because she wasn’t born in nor has she ever lived in Germany. Erik was from Germany and Magda was a Sinti traveller with a Polish citizenship. Wanda was raised Romani. Her parents were killed for being Romani. Her powers manifested while she was being attacked for being Romani. Her and Pietro were susceptible to Erik’s manipulations because they were outcast for both their race and their mutant abilities. She didn’t even know that Erik was her father until she was an adult, so while she is ethnically Jewish on Erik’s side her mother’s roots more greatly influenced her. >you’re actually saying that calling out whitewashing is racist. You’re saying that calling out a tool used by media to erase and demean PoC is racist. You think I’m racist for getting mad at systematic racism. I.. >you realize that there are actual American Romani actresses right? There are actual professional eastern European Romani actresses. Do you remember my recommendation to look into the Romedia Foundation? One of their functions is to find roles for trained Romani actors and actresses who have a hard time getting a foothold in acting. Romani people are actual real people who are portrayed as either mystics or greedy or thieves or bizarre and referred to by an ethnic slur, but you think it’s okay to rob them of the kind of positive representation that AoU would be. A white girl was given a role that should’ve gone to a Romani actress but that’s how it’s supposed to be? >being a PoC doesn’t mean you can’t be racist against or contribute to racism toward Romani people. Seriously. >if an actual Romani actress was cast to play Wanda I couldn’t give less fucks if she was born in Germany. Way to completely miss the point and imply that having an entirely white cast is diverse. The decision to cast a white girl as a WoC wasn’t objective, so stop acting like it was. >implying that there are no PoC in Norway. Okay.
first off your wrong about Germans having to be born in Germany for them to be German that is the first sign of your single mindedness.
My last name is German the last Eight generations of my family have never been to Germany yet I have German blood running through my veins because genetics! So not only did they give me there DNA but they gave me there last name too. same with the other ethnicity that make up who I am(minus the family name).
and I am right you know you are completely biased on who you think is the perfect specimen for Wanda Maximoff and regardless of what you say I am a fan of Wanda Maximoff and ill continue posting things I like about her.
Wanda Maximoff is a fictional character her CHARACTER is Romani/Jewish/German(magneto is German too) and shes a Mutant!
She’s not even real you cant take things you like (her being Romani) and ostracize it like Whedons the R word. and ignore the fact shes a bloody mutant… because why that’s not important? Romani people do exist in real life as does Germans and Jewish people, but Wanda Maximoff does not! she can look like and be called what ever a comic book writer or movie director wants.
and I still think people are over board on the white washing thing Magnetos and Magdas daughter Anya had white colored skin and blonde hair.
I think the person who can really criticize Elizabeth Olsen and her Portrayal of Wanda Maximoff is the O.G creator Stan lee who might I add comes from a Romanian and Jewish background.
I think he is the only one who has the right to claim of any white washing or racism against the people he created, luckily his views arent the same as yours. lol or are you gonna call him racist for cameo-ing in the film and not calling Whedon a whitewashing racist,
I agree I shouldn’t of called people hypocrites but some are biased because wouldn’t you agree choosing one race over another such? and at the end of the day Wanda Maximoff is still my fave avenger and I love her ethnic diversity being Romani is apart of her just like the fictional German/Jewish Blood in her veins(that made her a mutant)
stop saying i’m racist its called not being biased or …you