Zoë Kravitz Criticizes Hulu for Lack of Diversity Following 'High Fidelity' Cancellation

The show was not renewed for a second season.

By
Entertainment
8,488 Hypes 10 Comments

Earlier last week, Hulu announced that it will not be renewing High Fidelity for a second season, a show both starring and executive produced by Zoë Kravitz. In light of this news, Kravitz took to social media to criticize the streaming platform for a lack of diversity.

“I wanna give a shout out to my #highfidelity family,” wrote Kravitz in an Instagram post on Friday. “Thank you for all the love and heart you put into this show. I’m in awe of all of you. And thank you to everyone who watched, loved and supported us. #breakupssuck.” The post attracted many comments from various actors and celebrities, who all voiced their condolences and disappointment for the decision, including Mindy Kaling, Reese Witherspoon, and Lena Waithe. The criticism came when Tessa Thomspon also replied, writing “I will miss you alllllllllllll so much” to which Kravitz responded “It’s cool. At least Hulu has a ton of other shows starring women of color we can watch. Oh wait.”

Hulu currently carries series such as Wu-Tang: An American Saga, Ramy, and Love, Victor, which all feature people of color in their cast, but all the lead roles in these three shows are male. The only other show featuring a Black woman as lead is Little Fires Everywhere, starring Kerry Washington. As of Sunday, Hulu had not replied to Kravitz’s criticisms.

Elsewhere in entertainment, Robin’s Wish is a new documentary shedding light on Robin Williams’ final days.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

BEAMS and Arc'Teryx Link up for Understated Hi-Tech Capsule
Fashion

BEAMS and Arc'Teryx Link up for Understated Hi-Tech Capsule

A nuanced take on outdoor essentials.

Nike Basketball Accents LeBron Soldier 14 With "University Red" Highlights
Footwear

Nike Basketball Accents LeBron Soldier 14 With "University Red" Highlights

Just two weeks after the silhouette’s debut.

Jimi Hendrix's Vintage Guitar Auctions for Over $200K USD
Design

Jimi Hendrix's Vintage Guitar Auctions for Over $200K USD

A Japanese electric sunburst from the ’60s.


Take an On-Foot Look at the Derrick Rose x adidas YEEZY Prototype
Footwear

Take an On-Foot Look at the Derrick Rose x adidas YEEZY Prototype

Revealed by the NBA star’s wife.

BAPE Combats COVID-19 With ABC NEON CAMO Face Mask & Case
Fashion

BAPE Combats COVID-19 With ABC NEON CAMO Face Mask & Case

Stay safe.

Kanye West Could Face Election Fraud Investigation
Music

Kanye West Could Face Election Fraud Investigation

After being removed from Illinois ballot with nearly 2,000 invalid signatures discovered.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. In adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.