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  1. Cumber-bashed: Actor Uses - Offensive' Language in Call for Racial Diversity in UK Film IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | National Review Online

    ... issue of appropriate terminology and the evolution of language." (Cumberbatch, an actor, stars in the BBC series Sherlock and is nominated for Best Actor for his turn as computer scientist Alan Turing in the recent film The Imitation Game .) Perhaps ...

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  2. Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes for saying 'colored' to describe black actorsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... apace." After the interview aired, some took to Twitter to complain about Cumberbatch using the term "colored." The Sherlock star sent a statement to People , apologizing. "I'm devastated to have caused offense by using this outmoded terminology. I ...

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  3. Benedict Cumberbatch: I'm an idiot for 'coloured' remarkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The First Post

    Cumberbatch, star of Sherlock and the Imitation Game, made the remark during an American TV discussion about diversity in British acting. "I think as far as coloured actors go, it gets really different in the UK, and a lot of my friends have had more opportunities here [in America] than in the UK, and that's something that needs to change," he said on PBS's Tavis Smiley show.

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  4. 'I'm an idiot': Benedict apologises after calling black people 'coloured'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Metro

    'I'm devastated to have caused offence': Benedict Cumberbatch issues grovelling apology after referring to black people as 'coloured' on US TV Benedict Cumberbatch has apologised for referring to black people as 'coloured' on US television, saying he feels 'the complete fool' and is 'devastated to have caused offence'. The 38-year old Sherlock actor used the term, which has sparked a racial outcry among viewers, when discussing the lack of opportunities for black actors on British screens.

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  5. Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 27 Jan 2015Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | The First Post

    ... to be French or Greek. The plane was on a training exercise as part of Nato's Tactical Leadership Programme (TLP). Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch has said he was an "idiot" and apologised for using the term "coloured" to refer to black actors ...

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  6. Benedict Cumberbatch describes himself 'an idiot' amid race ...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    The Sherlock actor was criticised after using the term 'coloured actors' on a US talk show in which he was talking about equal opportunities Benedict Cumberbatch spotted during filming for BBC One's Sherlock at Giovanni's Italian restaurant in Cardiff, Wales Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch has described himself as "an idiot" for talking about "coloured actors" on an American television show. The Oscar nominee , who is currently filming the latest series of the hugely popular BBC Wales detective thriller, issued a statement after a race row broke out following his comments on talk show Tavis Smiley .

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  7. Benedict Cumberbatch Says Sorry For Calling Black Actors 'Coloured'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | International Business Times

    Benedict Cumberbatch has apologised for referring to black actors as "coloured." The "Sherlock" star inadvertently raised racial debate over the use of the outdated word, although he admitted he was an "idiot" for doing so while talking about racial inequality.

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  8. Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes after calling black people 'colored' on Tavis SmileyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    British actor Benedict Cumberbatch has apologized after describing black people as 'colored' on US television, saying he is 'an idiot' and is 'devastated to have caused offense'. The 38-year-old Sherlock star was widely condemned after using the racial term during a debate on the lack of diversity on British screens on the PBS talk show Tavis Smiley last Wednesday.

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  9. Benedict Cumberbatch apologises for 'coloured actors' commentRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... "coloured actors" on US television, saying he had been "an idiot" and was "devastated to have caused offence". The Sherlock star was criticised after using the phrase when he joined the debate on the lack of diversity on British screens. Speaking to ...

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  10. SAG Award WinnersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries Adrien Brody, "Houdini" Benedict Cumberbatch, "Sherlock: His Last Vow" Richard Jenkins, "Olive Kitteridge" Mark Ruffalo, "The Normal Heart" WINNER Billy Bob Thornton, " Fargo " ...

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  11. Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne, Rosamund Pike Make List of Most Influential BritsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hollywood Reporter

    Benedict Cumberbatch , Eddie Redmayne and Rosamund Pike are among the British stars making the annual Debrett's 500 list of the most influential people in the U.K. Helen Mirren , Judi Dench , Emma Thompson , Kenneth Branagh , Idris Elba , one of the new entrants, Damian Lewis , Ralph Fiennes , Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi , Russell Brand , Stephen Fry , Christopher Nolan , Steve McQueen , Danny Boyle , Sam Mendes , James Bond franchise producer Barbara Broccoli , Harry Potter producer David Heyman , Working Title Films bosses Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan , Doctor Who and Sherlock showrunner Steven Moffat , boy band One Direction and others also made the list.

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  12. Mark Ruffalo Awoken by His Wife and Kids After Winning a SAG...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | E! Online

    ... for his role as Ned Weeks in HBO's The Normal Heart ; He beat Adrien Brody ( Houdini ), Benedict Cumberbatch ( Sherlock: His Last Vow ), Richard Jenkins ( Olive Kitteridge ) and Billy Bob Thornton ( Fargo ). Ruffalo, 47, was also nominated in the ...

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  13. VisitBritain taps Chinese nicknaming habit in 1.6m Oriental campaignRead the original story

    Yesterday | Brand Republic

    ... taps into the Chinese habit of bestowing unusual nicknames on people and places, exemplified by Oriental fans of Sherlock renaming Benedict Cumberbatch "Curly Fu" and co-star Martin Freeman "Peanut". The campaign will ask would-be visitors to the UK ...

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  14. Benedict Cumberbatch has spoken about the lack of opportunities for black British actors in the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Independent

    ... friends have had more opportunities here [in the US] than in the UK and that's something that needs to change," the Sherlock star said on US talk show Tavis Smiley . He went on to say, "Something's gone wrong, we're not being representative enough ...

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  15. Five ways an American changed how Sherlock Holmes looks and talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    A 1916 silent movie featuring Sherlock Holmes - long presumed lost - is due to have its premiere in Paris. It stars a man who changed the way we see Conan Doyle's famous sleuth forever.

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  16. 2015 Oscar Nominees' First Roles: Who Went From Superbad to Best Supporting Actress?Read the original story

    Sunday | The Hollywood Gossip

    ... this year's ceremony will forever be marred by some of the most baffling snubs in recent memory, but the fact that Sherlock and Michael Scott up for the same award must mean Hollywood's elder statesmen aren't too stuck in their ways, right? Check ...

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  17. 2015 SAG Awards tonight: Check out the nominees hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Jersey Journal

    ... Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep" Amy Poehler, "Parks And Recreation" Adrien Brody, "Houdini" Benedict Cumberbatch, "Sherlock: His Last Vow" Richard Jenkins, "Olive Kitteridge" Mark Ruffalo, "The Normal Heart" Billy Bob Thornton, "Fargo" Ellen Burstyn, ...

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  18. Benedict Cumberbatch: Parents didna t want me to become actorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | India.com

    London, Jan 25: Acting might have been in his blood, but the 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch says his parents didn't want him to become an actor. The 38-year-old actor said that his parents, esteemed theatre actor Timothy Carlton and Wanda Ventham who has appeared in episodes of 'Only Fools and Horses' and 'The Saint', urged him not to follow their footsteps into acting and rather become a barrister, reported Daily Express.

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  19. Michael Keaton's Birdman favourite for Oscar after scooping prestigious awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Radio Times

    ... the night was The Lego Movie, which was overlooked for an Oscars nomination but bagged best animation. Fargo beat Sherlock in the long-form TV series category, while Breaking Bad was named top episodic drama for the second year running, besting ...

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  20. Benedict Cumberbatch says Britain's black actors do better in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Daily Mail

    ... Tavis Smiley that stars such as Idris Elba and David Oyelowo thrive in America more than at at home. The Sherlock star pointed to films such as Selma and 12 Years A Slave, saying: 'It's an even playing field. [These actors] paid their dues for years ...

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