Faizon Love Files Race Discrimination Suit Over ‘Couples Retreat’ Poster – Variety
Faizon Love filed a lawsuit on Wednesday accusing Universal of race discrimination when it cut him out of the poster for the 2009 film “Couples Retreat.”
The film featured four couples who go to a resort to repair their relationships. Love and his co-star, Kali Hawk, played the only non-white couple, and they were removed from the poster when the film opened overseas.
In a statement accompanying the suit, Love alleged he was the victim of whitewashing.
“This film was a big money-maker for Universal,…