Marvel's Doctor Strange: Writer Goes Off On Those "Whitewashing" Claims

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In case you haven't heard, there's a bit of a controversy over Marvel's Doctor Strange - in particular, the casting of Tilda Swinton (a white woman) to play a character named "The Ancient One", who was depicted as an Asian male in the comic book lore.

One of the writers of the mystical saga has replied to the accusations of "whitewashing" the role of "The Ancient One", and he didn't spare any words -
"...if you think it's a good idea to cast a Chinese actress as a Tibetan character, you are out of your damn fool mind and have no idea what the f**k you're talking about." - C. Robert Cargill, via YouTube podcast Double Toasted 
Movieweb has the full story below.
Doctor Strange Writer Reveals Why Ancient One Isn't Chinese