Last Thursday night, Netflix’s cast and crew Pose The Jazz at Lincoln Center came together to celebrate the premiere of the show’s final season. While it was supposed to be a stress-free and festive night, the tone of the room quickly changed when Janet Mock stepped in to speak. The executive producer and bestselling author gave a speech that left the room “shocked”. Read all about the play here.
So much love and support
Janet Mock. We love you @janetmock
– George M. Johnson (@IamGMJohnson) 30 April, 2021
Fifteen minutes of chaos
So what exactly did Janet Mock say that surprised the entire cast, crew, FX exec, media, and participants of the event so much? Well, it turns out that she was angry for a lot of things, and she demanded that her and the people of the trans community are much better. When Tara stood up to deliver her speech, she closed the script for about fifteen minutes and booed the crowd for what she found inappropriate.
According to Page six Which repeated the unexpected incident on Friday afternoon, the publication wrote: “During a 15-minute-long speech, she complained about how much the network was paying her, demanding better treatment for the trans community, ‘Fuck Hollywood , “Revealed she used to sleep with someone on the show’s crew, asked her Pose The actor lover did not leave her on infidelity ”. . . And the list goes on.
Janet Mock “lowered the quality of writing on the show,” And The stage led to a brief chat with co-producer and Hollywood mogul Ryan Murphy. Wow. She had actually agreed to demand justice which she felt was right. Meanwhile, Jazz’s room at Lincoln Center was completely silenced as he screamed and shouted.
Twenty-eight-year-old Janet Mock asked the crowd: “Why am I making a $ 40,000 episode? Huh? “He then demanded more money as well as other perks, which were better than what other TV executives said, stating that he was” angry “. He said:” Fuck Hollywood … does it make you uncomfortable? ” Does? it must be. This should make you a fucking shake in your motherfucking boots. It is telling the truth. What is this Pose is”.
Janet Mock further criticized the quality of the show’s writing and even suggested that the writer’s room was struggling during the first two episodes, mainly because the room was dominated by male writers. Was. He spoke directly to producer Ryan Murphy and said, “You have brought me. . . Girls to help you ”.
“Who brought the girls in?” “I did,” he replied, “I wanted the girls to be there.” However, from there, the chaos was over. He then drew attention to his relationship with Pose member Angel Bismarck Curiel, asking the co-star to stand up and tell the crowd “to tell me something about love”.
Curiel, who plays the character “Lil Puppy Evangelista” in the show, was then Janaet Mock said: “Today, I was going to go [Angel] go. I was letting you go, okay, but what did I do? I * cked someone on the crew, right? “As the audience gasps,” Angel, Angel. I’m not losing you Do you listen to me? You are important to me. I do not want to live in a house alone. I want you. You mother * Sikar. right there”.
“That’s what I want.” What is happening to me I f * cked up, y’all. I forgot who the f * ck I was. They want me to come here and show them. I don’t need Hollywood, honey. You know why? Cuz I f * cking free ”, he said.
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However, the main reason behind Janet Mock’s speech was her anger towards the industry. while Page six It is written that the star “Provided some inspirational words for the cast members – including Dominic Jackson, India Moore and the show’s head, MJ Rodriguez.
“It’s a show, but it means so much to everyone that we make sure that we enable Black and Brown trans women to make it,” because it feels good. It makes you comfortable to talk this way because then I don’t scare you from facing the f * cking truth. All of you are filling up, ”said Janet Mock.
While it certainly took a lot of confidence and strength to deliver this wild speech from Janet Mock, many have since been in support of what the star said, offering them the sort of encouragement.