(TheLibertyRevolution.com)- When you say “Cleveland,” you probably think of two things. You might think of the city in Ohio, but you probably also think about the famous Family Guy character. He’s the African American character who was so popular he got his own spinoff show.
Well, if you’re a fan of Cleveland, I’m sorry to announce that he isn’t going to sound the same anymore. The character, who has for years been voiced by white voice actor Mike Henry, will have a brand-new voice as soon as the Family Guy team manage to find a black voice actor who can replicate it.
Mike Henry announced on Twitter on Friday that he would be stepping down after voicing the popular cartoon character for 20 years.
“It’s been an honor to play Cleveland on Family Guy for 20 years,” he tweeted. “I love this character, but persons of color should play characters of color. Therefore, I will be stepping down from the role.”
It’s been an honor to play Cleveland on Family Guy for 20 years. I love this character, but persons of color should play characters of color. Therefore, I will be stepping down from the role. pic.twitter.com/FmKasWITKT
— Mike Henry (@mikehenrybro) June 26, 2020
He loved the job so much that he didn’t even put up a fight when the woke outrage mob said he can’t do his job because of the color of his skin!
The announcement came after Kirsten Bell was removed from her role of playing the character Molly, a cartoon black character from the show “Central Park.” Jenny Slate, another actress, also announced that she would stop being the voice of mixed-race character Missy in the controversial Netflix show “Big Mouth.”
Just like with Mike, both Slate and Bell made public statements explaining that they think it is wrong for white people to play the voices of black characters.
In an Instagram post, Slate said that she acknowledges her “original reasoning” behind taking the role was “flawed” a and that she embodies white privilege.
Give me a break.
So…I wonder who will voice Cleveland now? And, not just Cleveland, but every other non-white character in Family Guy?
The show’s going to sound a lot different all of a sudden!