Michael B. Jordan Not Effected By Human Torch Backlash

“I didn’t want to be ignorant about what people were saying. Turns out this is what they were saying: ‘A black guy? I don’t like it. They must be doing it because Obama’s president’ and ‘It’s not true to the comic.” Or even, ‘They’ve destroyed it!’” Jordan said. “It used to bother me, but it doesn’t anymore.”

That’s good, because TheWrap broke the casting news over two years ago. But “Fantastic Four” hits theaters on Aug. 7, which perhaps explains why Jordan has waited so long to address fans of the franchise focusing on the color of his skin.

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