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House of the Dragon Actor Received Racial Abuse After Casting

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The 57-year-old actor plays Corlys Velaryon in HBO's new 'Game of Thrones' prequel. He admitted he initially underestimated the response to his casting as the first prominent person of colour in the franchise. He said: "I didn't realise it was a bigger deal until I was racially abused on social media"
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Steve Toussaint reveals racist abuse after being cast in House of the Dragon

Actor tells Radio Times of social media backlash after landing part in Game of Thrones prequelSteve Toussaint has revealed he received racist abuse online after he was cast as Corlys Velaryon in the upcoming Game Of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon.The 57-year-old British actor has previously starred in Doctor Who, Line of Duty and Death in Paradise.Continue reading...

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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Independent.ieIndependent.ie

Steve Toussaint says he received racist abuse after House Of The Dragon casting

Steve Toussaint has revealed he received racist abuse online after he was cast as Corlys Velaryon in upcoming Game Of Thrones prequel House Of The Dragon.

1 month ago·Ireland
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House of the Dragon Actor Received Racial Abuse After Casting

When Steve Toussaint was cast in HBO's upcoming House of the Dragon, he was met with racist and hateful attacks online. Find out what he revealed about the experience here.

1 month ago·United States
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Toronto SunToronto Sun

‘House of the Dragon’ actor Steve Toussaint reveals ‘racial abuse’ in response his casting

Steve Toussaint has been "racially abused on social media" after joining House of the Dragon. Read More

1 month ago·Toronto, Canada
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'I was racially abused': Steve Toussaint reveals he was harassed on Internet after 'House of the Dragon' casting

'I was racially abused': Steve Toussaint reveals he was harassed on Internet after 'House of the Dragon' casting LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: A star of the 'Game of Thrones' prequel series 'House of the Dragon' has spoken out against racist online abuse. The HBO drama, which premieres on August 21, already boasts a considerably diverse cast than its predecessor 'Thrones,' but social media outcry over casting Black actors has dogged the series in the…

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'House of the Dragon' star Steve Toussaint describes racist online abuse following his casting

Steve Toussaint has opened up about being the target of racist backlash after he was cast in 'Game of Thrones' prequel 'House of the Dragon'.

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