Springfield native and Grammy Award winning artist John Legend is apparently gearing up for a music video shoot that will tackle some serious social issues.
According to TMZ, Legend put out a casting call, courtesy of Casting Networks in Los Angeles, for a music video shoot Sept. 9. The listing asks for several groups of performers, including African American males and females to play Black Lives Matter protestors, Caucasian males, ages 18-35 to fill the role of “white male protestors,” and a Caucasian and Hispanic woman to “show that there is no segregation in love” for a kissing scene.
What’s gotten the bulk of the attention, is what’s listed as protestors who will play “Trump supporters.” The listing calls for Caucasian men and women, ages 35-65 who are “preferably out of shape.”
Legend has been widely critical of Donald Trump, including a candid, yet scathing interview in the New York Times in February.
In the interview, Legend said he doesn’t think Trump has ever read a book, or knows what’s in the Constitution.
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