By Lupe Perez |Staff Writer|
Asian-Americans trended the hashtag #WhiteWashedOut because they are tired of not being represented in Hollywood on May 3.
Scarlett Johansson was given the lead role in the movie “Ghost in the Shell,” playing a Japanese character of the manga series.
People took to Twitter to discuss that casting directors are not casting Asians in the entertainment industry.
Margaret Cho and other Asian-Americans went on to discuss the lack of diversity in actors in Hollywood.
50 Cent mocks kid with autism
Rapper 50 Cent posted a video making fun of Andrew Farrell, an autistic airport employee on May 3.
In the video, he accused Farrell of being on drugs while working.
Farrell’s family is asking for a donation of $10,000 for autism research and awareness.
Since then, 50 Cent has taken down the video and issued an apology and donated $100,000 to Autism Speaks.
Afeni Shakur dies at 69.
The inspiration for Tupac Shakur’s famous song “Dear Momma” has passed away at age 69.
The police found Shakur unresponsive in her home on May 4.
Afeni Shakur was Tupac Shakur’s mother, as well as a member of the Black Panther society.
Girl group Fifth Harmony takes the cover of Billboard Magazine released on May 5.
Fifth Harmony is the first girl group this decade to make the cover and have a Billboard top 10 since the Pussycat Dolls.
The cover was inspired by Herb Ritt’s supermodel group photoshoot.
The group discussed their struggles in the industry and finally having a voice.
Their sophomore album “7/27” is to be released on May 27.
ZARA vs Kanye
Zara replicated Kanye West’s Yeezy line and is selling it in their retail stores everywhere on May 5.
Zara is known for ripping off other popular brands such as Nike and Adidas.
The company released the collection, naming it “Streetwise.”
The line features the same colors and material as Yeezy Season 1.