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A year ago, it was announced that White actor Joseph Fiennes would be portraying Michael Jackson in a British TV program.

CNN reports:

“Urban Myths” tells a series of stories, including a fabled one in which Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor (played by Stockard Channing) and Marlon Brando (played by Brian Cox) supposedly took a cross-country road trip after 9/11.

Here are some of the best Twitter responses to a first look at the white-washed portrayal of MJ.

Black Twitter Is Not Here For Joseph Fiennes’ ‘Unsettling’ Portrayal Of Michael Jackson  was originally published on

1. Indeed.

2. After seeing Joseph Fiennes as MJ.

3. Thoughts?

4. Mutually Exclusive.

5. Not our Michael!