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Scarlett Johansson has backed out of "Rub and Tug" after receiving some serious blacklash for taking the lead role of a character who is transgender.
According to TMZ, Scarlett told Out Magazine that she has decided to respectfully withdraw from the project and that she has learned a lot for the community. She has since realized that her first statement that was made when she was casted for the role was insensitive.
She also admitted that even though she would have loved to play the role she understands why people were upset.
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