Faizon Love Sues Universal Over Couples Retreat Poster for Alleged Discrimination

Faizon Love Sues Universal Over Couples Retreat Poster for Alleged Discrimination
Universal Pictures is in some hot water with actor and comedian Fiazon Love suing the studio over allegations of racial discrimination. Pertaining to Love's involvement in the 2009 romantic comedy Couples Retreat, the lawsuit was filed on Wednesday of this week. The complaint stems from the changes made to the movie's overseas poster, which completely removes the names and images of Love and co-star Kali Hawk while all of their white costars remain.

Faizon Love claims that the change to the posters was deliberate, as while Universal had no problem featuring Black actors and characters, they allegedly chose to segregate them when it came time to promote the movie to an international audience. Love also alleges that when he questioned Universal about the change, the studio played dumb, which screams of "white arrogance in Hollywood."

"It wasn't an accident, it wasn't, 'Hey, we've run out of Black ink,'" Love joked to TMZ,
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