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She-Hulk Faces New Controversy for Having No Latin American Characters Despite Show Being Based in Los Angeles

She-Hulk once again claimed the spotlight by not casting Latin Americans despite being set in LA,

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law was doing good until recently when the people started hating on her for twerking with Megan Thee Stallion in one of the post-credit scenes of the show. Despite the director of the show saying she does not want to sexualize her female characters, it keeps happening. The series also gained controversy for not depicting Latin Americans in it, despite 48% of the population in Los Angeles… being Latin American.

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She-Hulk: Attorney at Law finds itself in further controversies.
She-Hulk: Attorney at Law finds itself in further controversies.

The series gained momentum for the portrayal and a kind of a reinvention of the Hulk and She-Hulk. They hit a road bump when a post-credit scene revealed Jennifer Walters twerking with Megan Thee Stallion while the director in a previous statement stated something else.

No Latin Americans in She-Hulk Raises Calls of Racism

The twerking part was the stepping stone in controversies for She-Hulk,
The twerking part was the stepping stone in controversies for She-Hulk.

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Los Angeles houses a population of 4.8 million Latin Americans in the city which is 48% of its total. With the show being set in the skyscrapers of LA, people would expect some diversity present in the series. Much to the people’s dismay, it was the opposite.

Fans took to Twitter to express cries of racism for not portraying the diversity present in the Californian city.

This one takes the cake

The series has been the 4th pitch of Jessica Gao to Marvel Studios along with a denied film pitch of a musical Black Widow. The series has been allegedly review-bombed and sits at the current score of 5.1/10 on IMDb at the moment.

She-Hulk May Not Be So Successful In The Near Future

A veteran Hulk teaches She-Hulk in the series.
A veteran Hulk teaches She-Hulk in the series.

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Jessica Gao poured her heart out into creating this female-centric series doe Marvel. The twerking and the now non-portrayal of Latin Americans set in the show have caused some controversies.

Sitting atop a rating score of 5.1/10 on IMDB and an audience score of 50% on Rotten Tomatoes, this series of the LA-based part attorney, part superhero is in potential perils of being just another failure of Marvel Studios.

The next episode of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law will be airing on September 8th, 2022 to stream exclusively on Disney+. Let us hope the show doesn’t get itself involved in further controversies.

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Written by Visarg Acharya

Visarg Acharya joined FandomWire in 2022 as a Content Writer. Along with a penchant for writing, Visarg claims that words are the only true language made for him. Currently pursuing his B.Sc in Physics, the combination of Physics and Marvel make up for an interesting talk. Visarg Acharya has authored over 500 articles and reads books in his spare time along with an occasional series to accompany him.