That's Mr. Holmes to you. (sherlockholmes) wrote in ontd_feminism,
That's Mr. Holmes to you.

A Sherlock Fan Responds to Victoria Coren's Hate-filled Review of Lucy Liu's Watson

Part of the reason I started this blog specifically is to tackle the problem that is how idiotic Sherlock Holmes fans are reacting to the show Elementary starring the ridiculously good-looking duo that is Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu. Now I don't care if you dislike Elementary because you hate procedurals (though, I will ask you what you're doing in the Sherlock Holmes fandom considering Sir Conan Doyle basically invented the procedural) or if you have some vendetta against CBS for killing your dog -- that's fine. You are entitled to your opinion as long as that opinion isn't stupid.

If you need an example of what a stupid opinion looks like, give this vile article a read. Here, Victoria Coren decides to be horribly offended by the idea of Lucy Liu as Watson because she is a woman, and because of her race.

Read the rest of the 'Sherlockian Feminist' response to this offensive article at the source

Tags: media, privilege, race/racism, television

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