Stiller's 'Thunder' Under Fire From Disability Groups

Ben Stiller's new movie "Tropic Thunder," which he wrote, directed, produced and stars in, is supposed to be a send-up of actors who will go to any lengths to advance their careers. But a coalition of disabilities groups believes the comic actor went too far with the film's repeated use of what they call the r-word, or "retard," when referring to the character Simple Jack, whom Stiller portrays in a subplot. The coalition of 22 groups, including the Special Olympics, the Arc of the United...Full Story
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