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Puerto Rican TuPac Stirs Up Controversy Over Race and Age Discrimination

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Richard Garcia, TuPac Tribute Perfomer that was recently on TMZ regarding the uproar of Wycleff new music video that has a scene of TuPac's corpse in it  is now facing another issue.  Richard who has his heart set on auditioning for the TuPac role in the new Tupac film has hit a major raod block. The producers of film denied Richard a chance to audition for the Tupac stating that he is "Way older than Tupac  at the age of 25." Richard's support team alleges that an African-American actor around the same age of TuPac was allowed to audition. Richard and his crew believe that he was denied an audition possibly because of age but more specifically because he is of Puerto Rican descent. Tune ino tomorrow  learn more about Richard a single parent who has raised 7 children on his own, obtained his B.A. degree, and is a part time substitute teacher.

Call in and let us know your thoughts on who you who like to see cast as TuPac.What are your thoughts on a Puerto Rican playing a fully African-American role. Give us your views on actors playing roles when there is 10  age difference between charachter and an actor.