Posted by:
Matt McGloin

Michelle Rodriguez Slams Playing Green Lantern & Racial Diversity


A rumor or speculation surfaced online stating Michelle Rodriguez may be the new Green Lantern.

DC Comics recently introduced a new female Green Lantern by the name of Power Ring.

Michelle Rodriguez, known for the Fast and Furious movies, doesn't pull any punches when asked about playing Green Lantern by TMZ in the above video.

"That's the dumbest thing I ever heard," Rodriguez said with a laugh. "I think it's so stupid because of this whole minorities in Hollywood thing. It's so stupid. Stop stealing all the white people's superheroes. Make up your own. You know what I am saying? What's up with that?"

Update: Michelle Rodriguez has released a video clarifying her thoughts.

Regarding minorities playing white characters, the biggest question as of now is whether the new Spider-Man will be black and/or latino.

We obviously see that Rodriguez, of Dominican and Puerto Rican descent, would probably be against that.

Other notable characters that have been replaced include:

Nick Fury by Samuel L. Jackson
Aquaman by Jason Momoa
Human Torch by Michael B. Jordan
Electro by Jamie Foxx
Perry White by Laurence Fishburne
Jimmy Olsen by Mehcad Brooks
Iris West by Candice Patton