‘Little’ Screenwriter Distances Herself From “Mean-Spirited” & Transphobic Joke In The Film

The Playlist | 4/23/2019 | Charles Barfield
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For the common movie fan, if they’re so inclined to know who wrote the feature film they just witnessed, a quick Google search can quickly yield a result. However, what most people don’t realize is that just because a name is listed as the sole “writer” on a film doesn’t mean that the person attached is responsible for every word on screen. That’s something that Tracy Oliver would like to stress to people who saw her recent film, “Little,” and are upset over a transphobic joke.

After fans and critics called the comedy out for including what many are calling a transphobic joke, screenwriter Oliver took to Twitter to clear her name and assure fans that she is not the person who wrote the joke, and she definitely doesn’t condone it.

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For those that haven’t seen “Little,” the film revolves around media mogul Jordan, who is a bit of a jerk, and magically gets turned back into her awkward teenage self through movie magic. However, before the body-swap hilarity begins, there’s a joke where Jordan mistakes a young girl for being a boy, making...
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