Spielberg’s ‘Color Purple’ Sequel Drops Whoopi Goldberg

Color Purple Whoopi Goldberg

In a move that has left fans reeling, it has been announced that Whoopi Goldberg will not be reprising her role in the upcoming sequel to Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Color Purple.’

Sources close to the production say that Goldberg was let go due to creative differences with the director, though rumors abound that she was fired for speaking out against the lack of diversity behind the scenes.

Goldberg, for her part, took to social media to express her disappointment, writing, “I am heartbroken that I will not be a part of this important project. But I stand by my principles and refuse to be silenced.”

The announcement has sparked outrage among fans of the original film, many of whom credit Goldberg’s performance as a highlight of the movie. Some have even called for a boycott of the sequel, using the hashtag #NoGoldbergNoColorPurple.

Spielberg, for his part, has remained tight-lipped about the situation, saying only that he wishes Goldberg the best in her future endeavors. But insiders say that the director is scrambling to find a replacement for Goldberg, and that the future of the project may be in jeopardy.

Only time will tell how this drama will play out, but one thing is for sure: without Goldberg, the sequel to ‘The Color Purple’ will be a much less colorful affair.

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