‘Riverdale’ creator apologizes and vows to better represent people of color
Following Vanessa Morgan's words about the issues regarding the treatment of black actors and characters on Riverdale this week, the show's creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is releasing a statement apologizing to Morgan and saying they are planning ways to do better for the black community.
In the post, Aguirre-Sacasa also says all of the Riverdale writers have made a donation to Black Lives Matter LA and will be a part of the movement instead of outside of it.
The statement begins by saying they are listening to Vanessa Morgan and she is right about her views on the show. It outlines that they plan to work on correcting the problem within the writers room and will do better to honor black actors and characters in their show.
This comes after Vanessa Morgan spoke out about being paid less than her white co-stars and being used as a "token biracial bisexual" in the show.
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