The release of Nate Parker's Birth Of A Nation sparked a lot of controversy in his life, as well as the lives of the rest of the cast members, according to Gabrielle Union.
Nate Parker's film The Birth Of A Nation hit theaters last weekend and the box office numbers were less than great.
The people who didn't go support The Birth of A Nation because of Nate Parker's past are the same ones who want an insincere apology from Nate, rather than the real remorse and regret he feels.
Nate Parker received serious backlash after his rape trial of 17 years ago hit the mainstream press, which affected the reception of his directorial debut The Birth of a Nation.
On Tuesday, white actress Ellen Barkin turned to Twitter to ask for help understanding the controversy about Nate Parker‘s new movie The Birth Of A Nation and his 1999 rape acquittal. Barkin, who currently stars in TNT’s Animal Kingdom, was clear that her questions was directed only at her non-white followers, writing “Please don’t offer suggestions if ur […]
On Thursday night, protesters honoring victims of rape and sexual assault gathered at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood for a silent candlelight sit-in.
The filmmaker stopped by The Steve Harvey Show on Wednesday and opened up about the criticism he's faced following the media's re-discovery of his 1999 rape case.
Parker said, "All I know is the film exists. You can kill the messenger, you can come for me, it’s alright."