Before Cancel Culture: 11 Hollywood Celebrities Who Read Dr. Seuss Books in PublicFrom: UbiquitousNewsgroups:
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Tue, 9 Mar 2021 09:46 UTC
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The banning of six books by Dr. Seuss over concerns that they contain
for the left. But as recently as just a few months ago, many cultural
elites unequivocally embraced Dr. Seuss, even lending their star power
to promote his books.
Celebrities including Joe Biden supporter Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kate
Winslet, Danny DeVito, Justin Bieber, and John Cena have appeared in
online videos reading Dr. Seuss books, though none of them are among
the titles that have been cancelled.
popular Dr. Seuss books, including And to Think That I Saw It on
Mulberry Street and If I Ran the Zoo.
only part of our commitment and our broader plan to ensure Dr. Seuss
illustrations of Asian people as the source of the controversy.
Among the celebrities to champion Dr. Seuss was Julia Louis-Dreyfus,
and Seinfeld star read Yertle the Turtle in a Seuss-branded video for
the charity Save with Stories.
in a humorous, Seuss-branded video for class of 2020 graduates.
Ellen DeGeneres announced in 2019 that Diane Keaton would lend her
stars featured in the show include anti-Trump activists Jeffrey Wright
and Billy Eichner, as well as Michael Douglas and Adam DeVine.
Netflix recently came under fire for its tween-twerking movie Cuties,
which featured erotic scenes of pubescent girls.
Justin Bieber read The Cat in the Hat to benefit a charity.
Keegan-Michael Key read from One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish in
the voice of President Barack Obama during an appearance on The Ellen
Morgan Freeman read from The Cat in the Hat.
Kate Winslet read The Cat in the Hat for the British version of the
charity Save with Stories.
Ryan Seacrest read One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish in Seuss-
branded video for the charity Save the Children.
Also reading from Dr. Seuss books for the Save with Stories charity
were Jeff Goldblum, Sherlock and The Hobbit star Martin Freeman and
actor David Arquette.