‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Star KiKi Layne Expresses Interest in Playing Storm, Alexandra Shipp Claps Back
By: Amanda Anderson-Niles
Actress Alexandra Shipp received her first wave of backlash after she decided to play Aaliyah in Lifetime’s biopic on the late singer.
After the film was panned by many on social media, Alexandra was then booked to portray Storm in Marvel/Disney’s latest films centered around the popular comic book superheroes.
This also led to backlash.
Some critics felt like it would have been best for Storm to be played by a dark-skinned actress.
Now that “If Beale Street Could Talk” actress KiKi Layne has expressed interest in playing Storm, Alexandra is clapping back.
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